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CAG official splurged on air fare, says Goa RTI activist

Panaji, Aug 6 - A right to information (RTI) activist here Monday complained to the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG), accusing a senior official of the premier auditing and financial propriety of splurging government money.

Aires Rodrigues, in his letter of complaint to CAG chief Vinod Rai,...

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"You must be aware that as part of the austerity measures, there is a clear directive by the government of India that all government officials should travel only by economy class" Rodrigues said in his...
"Mr Shankar Narayanan travelled to Goa on June 8 for the above programme by business class with his airfare from Delhi to Goa and back costing Rs. 60,722" said Rodrigues, on...

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