Austerity Measures

  • Vasundhara Raje's austerity measures to give competition to AAP govt 11-01-2014 08:58 AM

    Jaipur: Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party government's roadside public hearings, austerity drive and brushing aside VIP culture has some serious competition coming from neighbouring Rajasthan's Vasundhara Raje government. After deciding to cut down her security detail by half, not moving to the designated chief minister's house and stopping at traffic lights,...
  • UPA's new austerity measures, officers to travel only in economy class 18-09-2013 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Government has announced new austerity measures to cut non-plan expenditure by 10 per cent. Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that the government officials, barring top bureaucrats, will fly only in economy class for domestic tours. The Finance Minister also added that the government will impose a...
  • Italy PM unveils sweeping austerity package 05-12-2011 10:29 AM

    Rome: Prime Minister Mario Monti will present a 30 billion euro package of austerity measures to parliament on Monday designed to shore up Italy's strained public finances and help to stem a debt crisis threatening to overwhelm the euro zone. Cabinet approved the mix of tax hikes, pension reforms and...