Vinod Rai dismisses charges of leaking reports
Outgoing Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Vinod Rai has dismissed charges that he was behind the leak of controversial audit reports on 2G spectrum and coal block allocations.
"In the course of the audit process, if somebody asks a question under RTI, the CIC (Central Information Commission) has held that we are bound to answer. So it is not leaking," Rai said.
The CAG said that he was of the opinion that nobody else should see a report before it is tabled in Parliament. He had written to the Prime Minister in this regard, but it was decided that there was no breach of Parliamentary privilege. Read More