Kerala govt initiates austerity measures

With state`s financial situation coming under strain, Kerala Cabinet on Thursday decided to initiate certain austerity measures.

Greek schools in danger of closure for lack of heating

Schools in northern Greece run the risk of being closed in the coming days because they haven`t enough money to pay for heating.

Protests over austerity measures in Italy

Some 150,000 people have converged here from across Italy to protest against the government`s tax hikes and welfare cuts.

U’khand Governor orders austerity measures

Five days after taking oath, Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Sunday ordered several austerity measures aimed at curtailing expenditure at the Raj Bhavan.

Greeks demonstrate against austerity measures

About 30,000 people protested in Athens` central Syntagma square on Sunday.

Portugal sets general election for June 5

Portugese PM resigned when Parliament rejected a new austerity programme.

Clashes hit massive British anti-cuts demonstration

Over 250,000 people protested the toughest spending cuts since World War II.

British MPs draw flak for defying austerity measures

Senior MPs in Britain have come under fire for celebrating New Year lavishly.

No austerity measures for France: Sarkozy

French Prez Nicolas Sarkozy rejected the claim that his govt was adopting austerity measures.

Greek PM calls for end to cronyism

The worst of Greece`s financial crisis is over but the debt-stricken country must tackle cronyism and cut back on waste to emerge a stronger nation, Prime Minister George Papandreou said.

Greek Socialists keep lead despite austerity: Poll

Greece`s ruling socialists continue to lead their main opposition conservative rivals despite having taken tough austerity measures to deal with the country`s debt crisis, an opinion poll showed on Saturday.

Jammu and Kashmir Govt orders austerity measures

Bringing into force austerity
measures in government apparatus in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief
Minister Omar Abdullah has banned parties by ministers,
purchase of new furnitures and put curbs on usage of
telephones by officers.

Pol leaders have always taken austerity measures: Mulayam

Refusing to give importance to Congress leaders’ austerity drive, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has said pol leaders have always taken such steps.

Austerity measures for MPs should be adhered to: Pranab

FM Pranab Mukerjee while addressing the press on Friday said that in necessary times, it was needed for austerity measures to be adhered to.