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Young voters helped upend the last UK election: With Brexit, jobs, housing on the line, will they do it again in 2019?
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Young voters helped upend the last UK election: With Brexit, jobs, housing on the line, will they do it again in 2019?

In the 2017 UK Election, a dominant performance among young people helped Labour win enough seats to unexpectedly deprive the governing Conservative Party of its parliamentary majority

Narayana Murthy urges CEOs, top executives to practice austerity to scale up growth of companies
Business

Narayana Murthy urges CEOs, top executives to practice austerity to scale up growth of companies

Murthy said, scaling up could also be done by focusing on productivity of the people by training them, which would enable them to do much more

Thousands of protesters march through London; decry austerity, demand Theresa May's resignation
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Thousands of protesters march through London; decry austerity, demand Theresa May's resignation

Thousands of people marched through London on Saturday to protest austerity measures and to demand Prime Minister Theresa May's government resign after its disastrous showing in last month's election

Austerity and Unrest: Greek protesters hurl petrol bombs at police
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Austerity and Unrest: Greek protesters hurl petrol bombs at police

Anti-austerity protesters hurled petrol bombs at police in front of Greece's parliament on Wednesday as lawmakers began debating deeply unpopular reforms needed to unlock a new eurozone bailout.

No basis for talks on a new bailout package with Greece: Germany
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No basis for talks on a new bailout package with Greece: Germany

Germany maintained a hard line today after Greece rejected creditors' austerity demands in a referendum, with Berlin saying there was currently "no basis" for talks on a new bailout package or debt relief.

Greece govt says it may resign if public votes 'yes' on bailout referendum
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Greece govt says it may resign if public votes 'yes' on bailout referendum

Greece's radical left government said on Thursday it may resign if it fails to win a referendum that could decide the country's financial future.

One day later in Greece: The more things change, the more they remain same
Business

One day later in Greece: The more things change, the more they remain same

Greece has defaulted on the payment of 1.6 billion euros that it had to make to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by the end of the day yesterday (i.e. June 30, 2015) This is the first instance of a developed country defaulting on a payment that it owed to the IMF.

Govt's austerity drive: No meetings in 5-star hotels or first class travel for babus
Economy

Govt's austerity drive: No meetings in 5-star hotels or first class travel for babus

Unveiling an austerity drive to cut non-plan expenditure by 10 percent, the government has barred bureaucrats from travelling First Class on overseas visits and have been asked to use video conferencing as much as possible.

World Bank predicts global GDP growth as rich economies expand
World

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.

Modi should learn austerity from Kejriwal, Mamta: Digvijaya Singh
Politics

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.

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

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.

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

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.

 What Chidambaram learnt from Andaz Apna Apna
Economy

What Chidambaram learnt from Andaz Apna Apna

All my dreams start with Venkatesh Prasad bowling a slow leg cutter, which lands in the middle of the cricket pitch and takes an eternity to reach the batsman. I never see the batsman's face. But yesterday was different. I saw the batsman's face and it was P Chidambaram.

Greeks flag off austerity protests with motorcycle rally
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Greeks flag off austerity protests with motorcycle rally

The officers parked their motorcycles and patrol cars outside parliament, government buildings and the offices of the governing center-right New Democracy party and its Socialist coalition partner. The noisy start-and-stop protest lasted more than five hours.

Triumph of Japan's 'Abenomics': the proof is in the lingerie
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Triumph of Japan's 'Abenomics': the proof is in the lingerie

Want proof of the success of expansionary fiscal and monetary policy? Just check out the length of the skirts of Japanese all-girl bands and the undergarments of lingerie models...

No cars for NIA! Sleuths use taxi due to austerity drive
India

No cars for NIA! Sleuths use taxi due to austerity drive

The NIA head had already informed the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs about the shortcomings.

Now Harvard economists say austerity not a great idea during slowdown
Economy

Now Harvard economists say austerity not a great idea during slowdown

Critics claimed the spreadsheet coding errors, now acknowledged by Reinhart and Rogoff, to be a mortal blow against the intellectual argument for austerity.

Bless you, Vidya Balan, for not having a big fat Indian wedding!
Life

Bless you, Vidya Balan, for not having a big fat Indian wedding!

Weddings are intensely personal affairs, but as Vidya Balan demonstrated with her austere temple wedding, the solemnity of the occasion is inversely proportional to the scale of operations.

Greek lawmakers pass 2013 austerity budget
World

Greek lawmakers pass 2013 austerity budget

Greek lawmakers approved the country's 2013 austerity budget early today, an essential step in Greece's efforts to persuade its international creditors to unblock a vital rescue loan installment without which the country will go bankrupt.

Only a BMW will do for our poor little West Bengal Governor...
India

Only a BMW will do for our poor little West Bengal Governor...

Austerity is only for the dirty, unwashed masses. For our VVIPs — from the Prime Minister down to the Governor of indebted West Bengal — only a BMW will do,