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Curtail foreign trips, events at 5-star hotels: UP govt issues 18-point austerity measures for its officials

September 20, 2018 1:51 am

The order directs officials to slash expenses on office stationery, including printing of cards, personal letters, diaries.

Egypt increases fuel prices, as part of austerity measures

June 16, 2018 4:08 pm

The tough austerity measures have won praise from economists and business leaders but have come as a heavy blow to poor and middle-class Egyptians. Egypt's economy is still recovering from unrest following the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak. 

‘Image’ taking a hit, Punjab exempts top babus, judges from austerity measure

September 15, 2015 6:17 am

Lets them buy new official vehicles.

Greek protesters, riot police scuffle in Athens

March 06, 2014 7:10 pm

Police have used tear gas and pepper spray during scuffles with union members protesting austerity measures.

Raje, showy as ever but austere and accessible

January 12, 2014 11:48 pm

Raje was once known for her flamboyant ways and royal charm. What the austerity drive hasn’t done, however, is cramp her style.

Will continue to talk politics: Bhagwat

October 14, 2013 3:53 am

Opposing FDI in retail,Bhagwat accused the government of letting loose foreign companies on Indian retailers.

FinMin says will stand by fiscal deficit target

September 24, 2013 3:00 am

Government to raise Rs2.34 lakh cr through dated securities in H2.

UPA launches austerity drive,bans 5-star hotel meetings and executive class air travel

September 18, 2013 9:49 pm

The government launched the drive in a bid to check fiscal deficit from going out of control.

Austerity is hurting our health,say researchers

April 29, 2013 10:36 am

Austerity is driving people to commit suicide and leading to depression.

Anil Ambani cuts pay package by 1/3rd

August 12, 2012 1:46 pm

Ambani has taken a huge cut in his remuneration in 2011-12 as it was about Rs 5.5 cr from Rs 17 cr in 2010-11.