Follow Us:
Sunday, May 22, 2022

US government shutdown


A look at past US government shutdowns

February 09, 2018 2:11 pm

Past US government shutdowns have done little lasting economic damage but these events can hurt federal workers, rattle markets and shake confidence in the United States abroad.

First day of US government shutdown ends in standoff

January 21, 2018 10:33 am

Funding for federal agencies ran out at midnight with no agreement in Congress, meaning the second year of Trump's presidency began without a fully functioning government.

Lurching gold prices mystify traders,undermine confidence

October 18, 2013 11:22 am

Prices soared 3 percent in just 10 minutes,setting tone for the next 12 hours of trade.

US Congress passes debt deal bill; Obama signs to end 16-day shutdown

October 17, 2013 11:11 am

Hundreds of thousands of federal staff began returning to work after the bill was passed.

US shutdown continues as Obama rejects House Republican debt plan

October 15, 2013 10:19 pm

White House dismissed the latest proposal,alleging it was tantamount to "ransom".

US lawmakers close to deal to end 14-day-old shutdown

October 15, 2013 6:09 pm

US senators say they are closing in on a deal that would reopen the government.

US shutdown: Senate leaders nearing debt ceiling deal

October 15, 2013 10:25 am

If Congress fails to raise debt ceiling by Thursday,the US govt will begin to run out of money.

Justice for Pavitra

October 14, 2013 2:20 am

Delhi University were recently seen vying with each other to lead the 'Justice for Pavitra' campaign.

Shutdown debate moves to US Senate as debt deadline creeps up

October 13, 2013 6:40 pm

The Senate will hold a rare Sunday session to discuss how to reopen the shuttered government.

FIIs pull out USD 1.2 billion from debt market in two weeks

October 13, 2013 4:03 pm

Overseas investors have pulled out more than Rs 7,800 crore (USD 1.2 billion) from the Indian debt market so far this month amid concerns about the US government shutdown.