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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