Austerity Measures

Jul 21, 2015 at 18:19 | Source: PTI
Fears of possible Greece's exit from the euro currency union - which could have resulted in adverse consequences for the global financial markets - have receded with the debt-laden country agreeing to strict austerity measures in return for more funds from Europe.
Jul 15, 2015 at 07:38 | Source: CNBC
The IMF's stark warning on Greece's debt came as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras struggled to persuade deeply unhappy leftist lawmakers to vote for a package of austerity measures and liberal economic reforms to secure a new bailout.
Feb 12, 2015 at 08:26 | Source: PTI
New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, whose hard-left Syriza party stormed to victory in elections on January 25, has vowed to tear up the bailout programme and end austerity measures imposed under it.
Jan 07, 2015 at 08:08 | Source: Reuters
The newspaper said the government was running scenarios for the Jan. 25 Greek election in case of a victory by the leftwing Syriza party, which wants to cancel austerity measures and a part of the Greek debt.
Nov 03, 2014 at 15:17 | Source: PTI
"While the FY15 targets are challenging, recent steps on fuel reforms, coupled with austerity measures, could enable the govt to meet its 4.1 percent fiscal deficit estimate," it said.
Oct 30, 2014 at 21:45 | Source: PTI
The finance ministry issued a circular today instructing government departments to cut discretionary spending by 10 percent. As part of these measures, it banned first class travel by government officials, meetings in five-star hotels, purchase of cars and froze new appointments.
Oct 30, 2014 at 16:39 | Source: IBNLive.com
As part of the measures, the government has announced cuts on 5-star seminars and foreign travel. The Finance Ministry says that foreign tours will need prior clearance of the Prime Minister's Office.
Jan 11, 2014 at 12:18 | Source: IBNLive.com
After deciding to cut down her security detail by half, not moving to the designated chief minister's house and stopping at traffic lights, Vasundhara Raje now wants ministers and officials to go down the same route. District collectors, SPs and ministers have been directed accordingly at the Collectors and SPs conference in Jaipur.
Oct 08, 2013 at 19:11 | Source: Reuters
Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that the ministry had issued austerity instruction which will bring in some savings. He also affirmed that there was no case for a downgrade in ratings for India.
Sep 23, 2013 at 20:37 | Source: PTI
The government last week announced a host of austerity measures, including 10 per cent mandatory cut in various categories of non-plan expenditure, with a view to keep the fiscal deficit under check.
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nged7662

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There is no need of much austerity measures. Only a few steps in government spending and tightening the rope on corruption will give you results of much need happy and prosperous India.

11.53 AM Jun 16th 2014

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There is no need of much austerity measures. Only a few steps in government spending and tightening the rope on corruption will give you results of much need happy and prosperous India.

11.37 AM Jun 16th 2014

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Modi or MMS - two sides of the same coin. No Bharosa now that some of the initial decisions of the new govt resemble that of the UPA - increase in price paid to Ambani, not revealing names of black money accounts, talking about tough decisions and austerity measures after winning elections after

10.26 AM Jun 16th 2014

gem23

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Having promised `good days ahead` and taken to government, what is this `austerity measures` `tough decisions` etc? Wasnt it said that this BJP is the other side of the Congress coin? Has it forgotten the voters whose main problem was the price rise under UPA?

10.21 AM Jun 16th 2014

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To cut the cost, he ,may be taking these austerity measures.

11.26 AM Mar 24th 2014

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Source:Economic Times - Lower taxes, less corruption and more economic reforms are some of the changes that investors want after the general elections. Here are the findings of an online survey conducted recently by Economictimes.com. Populism is out, though very few want austerity measures. Most

7.43 PM Feb 24th 2014

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, austerity measure to be implemented/practised by your Govt. should you be entrusted with the coveted crown, etc ....etc . All that we have heard to date, is your shouts & screams on the wrongs and ills of the other Govts and verbal barbs/attack on individuals.

12.48 PM Feb 20th 2014

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Source:Economic Times - NEW DELHI: ONGC Videsh, which operates oil and gas assets worth over $17 billion in 16 countries, has asked for relaxing restrictions on foreign travel by its top executives, as the austerity measures are obstructing proper management of its international properties

12.04 PM Jan 25th 2014

k.v.renga

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I agree to this statement UNLESS WE HAVE REAL GROWTH INFLATION IS GOING TO STAY WITH. We need strong reforms and austerity measures to be in place before everything goes out of control.

7.46 PM Dec 21st 2013

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Tryng to do something different does not mean it will have any result. It is just a gambling. Inflation is a not a cold or cough to vanish in a week. It is a deep rooted cancer which has grown on the inefficiency and corruption of the governments for decades. It needs surgery. Austerity measures

12.32 PM Dec 20th 2013

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