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Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021
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politics: CAG-UPA II

Sing, Canary Sing

A UPA-CAG rematch throws up a familiar pattern of posturing

Sing, Canary Sing
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Charges, Stump Positions

  • Govt's allocations not transparent
    CAG
    Law ministry said in 2006 that coal blocks can be easily allocated through auctions. Yet, ministry of coal allocated blocks until 2009.

GOI Stakeholders (read: companies), states (namely, Chhattisgarh, WB, Rajasthan, Orissa and Jharkhand) and ministries (ostensibly, coal and law) delayed competitive bidding

  • Govt favoured companies
    CAG
    Earlier allocation “lacked transparency, objectivity and competition”
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