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Will India ever learn to care for its soldiers braving icy heights?

Jan 16, 2014

Will India ever learn to care for its soldiers braving icy heights?

Shocking although it may sound but the government had ordered a 57 percent cut in kerosene supply for troops due to its austerity measures. And kerosene is not a luxury in those killer heights. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Defence #Siachen #Indian Army #winter #austerity measures #LoC
World Bank predicts global GDP growth as rich economies expand

Jan 15, 2014

World Bank predicts global GDP growth as rich economies expand

The rosier outlook suggests the world economy is finally breaking free from a long and sluggish recovery after the global financial crisis. #China #World Bank #NewsTracker #Austerity #Thailand #USA #Malaysia #QE #US Federal Reserve Bank #taper #Global Economic Prospects
Modi should learn austerity from Kejriwal, Mamta: Digvijaya Singh

Jan 02, 2014

Modi should learn austerity from Kejriwal, Mamta: Digvijaya Singh

"Modi should learn austerity and humility from Kejriwal and Mamta who use Wagon R and Maruti Alto. Shouldn't NAMO be using NANO ?," Singh tweeted on a day Kejriwal government won the trust vote in Delhi assembly with the support of Congress. #Mamata Banerjee #Digvijaya Singh #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Arvind Kejriwal #Austerity #Humility
Party in time of austerity: UPA splurged 20 lakh on anniversary party

Nov 22, 2013

Party in time of austerity: UPA splurged 20 lakh on anniversary party

The information accessed under the Right to Information Act by the Prime Minister's Office revealed that the PM had invited 522 guests. #Manmohan Singh #UPA #Congress #NewsTracker #anniversary #PM #Austerity #Dinner
What austerity? Maharashtra ministers run up Rs 6 crore air fare bill

Oct 18, 2013

What austerity? Maharashtra ministers run up Rs 6 crore air fare bill

The Maharashtra government's ministers have notched up airfare bills worth Rs 6.2 crore in three years. #NewsTracker #Ashok Chavan #Prithviraj Chavan #Austerity #VVIP flights #Maharashtra #Ajit Pawar #airfare

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What austerity? Maharashtra ministers run up Rs 6 crore air fare bill

Jun 30, 2014

After Tightening Pensions, Germany Eases Rules for Some

The decision to allow some workers to retire early with full pension benefits has drawn rebukes from younger workers and from countries that Berlin had urged to adopt austerity measures... #Germany #European Union
What austerity? Maharashtra ministers run up Rs 6 crore air fare bill

Jun 30, 2014

After Tightening Pensions, Germany Eases Rules for Some

The decision to allow some workers to retire early with full pension benefits has drawn rebukes from younger workers and from countries that Berlin had urged to adopt austerity measures... #Germany #European Union
What austerity? Maharashtra ministers run up Rs 6 crore air fare bill

Jun 15, 2014

Uruguay's austere president urges leaders to fight 'culture of waste' growing in poor nations

Uruguay's austere president is urging world leaders to fight a "culture of waste" in which poor nations try to emulate richer countries rather than live in balance with the environment... #Germany #European Union