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Roads before welfare: Modi govt faces dissent over spending shakeup

May 19, 2015

Roads before welfare: Modi govt faces dissent over spending shakeup

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes one year in office, his cuts in federal welfare spending on the poorest of India's 1.25 billion people are coming in for sharp criticism, including from within his cabinet. #Narendra Modi #Education #Haryana #spending #Spending cuts #Jayant Sinha #Niti Aayog
PM Modi's ambitious selloff agenda stalls, expect more spending cuts

Nov 07, 2014

PM Modi's ambitious selloff agenda stalls, expect more spending cuts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious selloff agenda has met resistance from labour unions and faces delays due to bureaucratic upheaval caused by a purge of the top team at the finance ministry that handles asset sales.
#Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Privatisation #Divestment #Spending cuts
Obama dials down the budget blame in new tack on deficit fight

Mar 09, 2013

Obama dials down the budget blame in new tack on deficit fight

Turning away from the sharp rhetoric he has used in recent weeks to blame Republicans for $85 billion in government spending cuts that took effect March 1, Obama this week highlighted how he is working with lawmakers in Congress. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #fiscal deficit #budget cuts #Spending cuts
Jindal, Haley lead charge against Obama over spending cuts

Feb 26, 2013

Jindal, Haley lead charge against Obama over spending cuts

"The president needs to stop campaigning, stop trying to scare the American people, stop trying to scare states," said Bobby Jindal. #Barack Obama #US #Bobby Jindal #NewsTracker #Nikki Haley #Spending cuts
Budget 2013: Colleagues oppose FM's spending cut plans

Feb 14, 2013

Budget 2013: Colleagues oppose FM's spending cut plans

The latest to join the bandwagon of protesting ministers is Planning Commission head Montek Singh Ahluwalia since the burden of fiscal consolidation has largely fallen on plan expenditure, which is likely to be trimmed by around Rs 1 lakh crore in financial year 2013. #WhyNow #Jairam Ramesh #Planning Commission #Montek Singh Ahluwalia #Chidambaram #Spending cuts
Govt sitting on surplus cash, may borrow less in new fiscal

Feb 12, 2013

Govt sitting on surplus cash, may borrow less in new fiscal

New Delhi has built up a cash surplus of about Rs 80000 crore as a result of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's deep spending cuts to keep the fiscal deficit down at 5.3 percent of gross domestic product this fiscal year. #fiscal deficit #Chidambaram #Budget 2013 #government borrowing #Spending cuts
Budget 2013: FM plans spending cuts of Rs 1.1 lakh cr to reign in deficit

Jan 31, 2013

Budget 2013: FM plans spending cuts of Rs 1.1 lakh cr to reign in deficit

However Chidambaram's cuts on welfare and defence mainly affect capital investment and he has avoided attacking government wage bills and subsidy spending known as non-plan expenditure. #Defence #Chidambaram #Welfare #Budget 2013 #expenditure #Spending cuts
Fiscal cliff: Obama raises taxes for wealthiest Americans

Jan 02, 2013

Fiscal cliff: Obama raises taxes for wealthiest Americans

Supporters of the bill in both parties expressed regret that the bill was narrowly drawn, and fell far short of a sweeping plan that combined tax changes and spending cuts to reduce federal deficits. #Obama #US #PolicyWatch #"Fiscal Cliff" #Spending cuts
Obama's re-election will boost $, pressure the rupee

Nov 07, 2012

Obama's re-election will boost $, pressure the rupee

The Obama victory will keep the US dollar strong. That will keep the rupee under pressure #Barack Obama #Smart Money #Dollar-Rupee #"Fiscal Cliff" #Spending cuts #USElections 2012
Washington, Wall St misreading each other as  fiscal cliff nears

Nov 06, 2012

Washington, Wall St misreading each other as fiscal cliff nears

One of the ugliest examples of this was in September 2008, not two weeks after Lehman Brothers collapsed, when the House rejected a $700 bn financial bailout plan. Markets plunged; the shock was enough to galvanize lawmakers to pass a revised plan. #ConnectTheDots #Wall Street #bailout #Republicans #US elections #"Fiscal Cliff" #Spending cuts