Economic crisis

Ex-minister Kudrin warns of "full-fledged crisis" in Russia

Russia`s government has pushed the country into an economic crisis by not tackling its financial problems fast enough, former finance minister Alexei Kudrin said on Monday, as evidence mounted of t

Dec 23, 2014, 06:34 AM IST

Greece sees investments as economic crisis' way out

Athens: Investment opportunities in Greece, along with best practices within the framework of sustainable development and growth prospects were the main topics of a conference held in Athens Wednesday.

Nov 06, 2014, 06:49 AM IST

Greece must see `viable` bailout exit: Dijsselbloem

Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Monday said Greece must achieve a "viable and credible" bailout exit after four years of EU-IMF rescue programmes and a deep economic crisis.

Oct 14, 2014, 05:41 AM IST

NDA government no different in tackling economic crisis: Analysts

The new NDA government has given no indication it is better equipped than its UPA predecessor in tackling the myriad crises affecting India`s economy, according to a group of policy analysts who discussed here the challenges before the dispensation ahead of the union budget on July 10.

Jun 29, 2014, 13:19 PM IST

Injuries, arrests on third night of Barcelona clashes

Thirty people were arrested and 14 others hurt when police clashed with stone-throwing youths in a third night of riots sparked by a squat eviction in Barcelona, officials said on Thursday.

May 29, 2014, 17:30 PM IST

At least three killed by gunfire at Venezuela protests

At least three people were shot dead during anti-government protests in Caracas, escalating the worst bout of unrest in Venezuela since turmoil after President Nicolas Maduro`s election last year.

Feb 13, 2014, 06:26 AM IST

Kerry praises Greece for tough economic choices

US Secretary of State John Kerry praised the Greek government Friday for making "tough choices" to resolve the country`s economic crisis and said he believed the situation was improving.

Jan 18, 2014, 04:17 AM IST

Pope urges social `fraternity` after economic crisis

Pope Francis today urged governments around the world to show more solidarity and strive for equality following a period of economic crisis, a day after being declared "Person of the Year" by Time magazine.

Dec 12, 2013, 22:03 PM IST

India demonstrated resilience amidst economic crisis: Prez

India has been able to demonstrate its inherent strength and resilience during the world economic crisis, President Pranab Mukherejee said Monday.

Dec 09, 2013, 19:07 PM IST

Miami Herald writer freed from Venezuela custody

The Miami Herald reported on its website that Jim Wyss was released yesterday from a detention facility in Caracas and handed over to US Embassy officials.

Nov 10, 2013, 11:29 AM IST

UPA govt responsible for country`s economic crisis: Amit Shah

Terming the UPA government a failure on all fronts, BJP`s UP in-charge Amit Shah on Tuesday held the "poor" policies of the Congress-led government responsible for the economic crisis in the country.

Sep 03, 2013, 18:27 PM IST

Prez should dismiss UPA govt, bring polls forward: Rajnath Singh

Lashing out at the Congress-led UPA ruling coalition at the Centre for its alleged all-round failure, BJP urged the President to dismiss the Manmohan Singh government.

Aug 31, 2013, 22:21 PM IST

Women worst affected in crisis situation: Swaraj

Women are the most vulnerable lot - be it in natural calamities or economic crisis or growing corruption, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said in the national capital on Thursday.

Jun 27, 2013, 17:15 PM IST

Global military spending falls amid economic crisis

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) attributed the fall to austerity policies implemented in the majority of developed countries due to the global economic crisis that began in 2008.

Apr 16, 2013, 11:53 AM IST

Economic, identity issues `may have driven Vikings out of Greenland`

Economic and identity issues, rather than starvation and disease, drove Viking descendent out of Greenland back to their ancestral homes in the 15th century, researchers say.

Jan 13, 2013, 14:03 PM IST

US aid to India drops during economic crisis

The US aid to India has dropped by over 25 per cent since 2010, as the country goes through a grave economic crisis.

Nov 10, 2012, 22:06 PM IST

Manmohan Singh has pushed economy back to 1991 level: Venkaiah Naidu

BJP on Tuesday hit out at the Congress-led UPA government at Centre for allowing FDI in multi-brand retail.

Oct 02, 2012, 21:33 PM IST

Most CFOs say eco conditions may worsen or remain same: Study

According to the Deloitte India 2012 CFO Survey, CFOs are concerned about India's macro-economic outlook and its impact on future industrial growth and organisational sustenance.

Sep 11, 2012, 19:18 PM IST

'World economy is in deep trouble, India more vulnerable'

With anxiety over the global economic woes being reflected at the seventh summit of the four-year-old grouping, Singh's suggestion that the G-20 should focus on the need on investment in infrastructure.

Jun 18, 2012, 20:11 PM IST

Worst phase of economic crisis over: Pranab

Days ahead of presenting the Union Budget, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday asserted that the worst phase of economic slowdown is over and India can achieve double digit growth.

Feb 27, 2012, 23:17 PM IST