The Dassault Aviation is the manufacturer of the Rafale jets while the MBDA supplied the missile systems for the aircraft. Both Dassault Aviation and MBDA are yet to fulfil their offset obligations.
Murmu will succeed Rajiv Mehrishi, a 1978-batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, who completes his term on August 7.
Alka Rehani Bhardwaj, a CAG nominee, wanted only 'eligible' members to attend BCCI's Apex Council meeting on July 17. It has not amused Board bigwigs
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The decision to create an additional post of Deputy CAG was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday.
Highlighting its concerns, the CAG observed that in case of a breach of agreement, India would now have to first settle the matter through arbitration directly with the French vendors.
Section 8(1)(C) of the Right To Information (RTI) Act exempts information the disclosure of which would cause a breach of privilege of Parliament or the State Legislature.
The CAG's failure to present the audit reports on note ban and the Rafale deal in time "may be seen as a partisan action" and could create a "crisis of credibility" for the institution, the letter said.
The CAG report claims that apex court directions regarding Aravali hills were not followed by the state's department of mines.
"The UPA government's and even more so Dr Manmohan Singh's palpable silence in relation to defending my wholly justified actions" was like "silencing of our nation's collective conscience".
As per the CAG report tabled in Parliament, it has caused a loss of nearly Rs 2,578 crore to the exchequer.
The top court observed that the law was "being misused" as the beneficiaries, who were construction workers, were not given benefits they are entitled to and the money collected was being diverted to the labour welfare boards or the state governments for other purposes.
Mehrishi succeeded Shashi Kant Sharma, who demitted office on Friday
Mehrishi, a 1978 batch (retired) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Rajasthan cadre, completed his two-year fixed term as the home secretary last month.
Incumbent Shashi Kant Sharma completes his term as the country's top auditor next month-end.
The I-T Act has no 'performance specific' definition of what a charity constitutes and that is part of the problem.
Opposition leader in the Karnataka Assembly Siddaramaiah and KPCC President D K Shivakumar ride on a bullock cart to reach Vidhanasoudha for the assembly session, in Bengaluru.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla with Karnataka Assembly Speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri and State Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, arrives at Vidhanasoudha in Bengaluru. Birla addressed the joint session in the Karnataka...PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
CPIM MLAs stage a protest after they were not allowed to discuss some issues in the Legislative Assembly, in Agartala.PTI Photo
Commuters on a road during heavy rain in SuratPTI Photo
Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers raise slogans during a protest to demand hike in wages and permanent jobs, in Bengaluru.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
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