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Reports Claim UPA Wasted Tens of Billions of Dollars

India’s constitutional body, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), which has given the Unite Progressive Alliance (UPA) ruling coalition many headaches over the past three years, struck again today when it released three reports claiming the government lost tens of billions of dollars on contracts awarded to the coal, power, and aviation industries. The CAG reports gave much-needed fodder to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led opposition which wasted no time in demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s resignation.
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India Rocked by Coal Scandal

News / International Affairs : The Diplomat (3 years ago)

The Times of India has just published a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) stating that the government lost billions by not auctioning off coal fields, instead favoring about 100 entities in the allocation of 155 co... Read Post

The Battle for States Rights in India

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

NEW DELHI–Indian chief ministers from the non-Congress states are attacking the proposed creation of the National Counter-Terrorism Center (NCTC) by the ruling Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA). This center, like its na... Read Post

India’s Ruling Coalition Grants Itself a Good Report Card

News / International Affairs : Global Spin (2 years ago)

A renascent and inclusive economy, better governance, better distribution of welfare programs and improved relations with neighbors – these, claims India’s ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition, are the four cornerstone... Read Post


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