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Dec 24, 2016
Narendra Modi promises prudent economic policies for 'larger national interest'With a little over two months left for the Union Budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised more sound and prudent economic policies, saying they are "not for short-term political point-scoring, but for larger national interests"
Dec 22, 2016
Japan: Shinzo Abe cabinet approves biggest defence budget amid tensions with North Korea and ChinaJapan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet today approved the country's biggest annual defence budget in the face of North Korea's nuclear and missile threats and a territorial row with China
Dec 11, 2016
Tunisian parliament approves $14 biliion budget for 2017 | ReutersTUNIS Tunisia's parliament approved on Saturday a 32.7 billion dinar ($14.1 billion) budget for next year, including deficit cutting measures that had been watered down under pressure from unions. From a total of 217 lawmakers in parliament, 122 voted in favour of the finance bill
Dec 08, 2016
Italian PM Matteo Renzi resigns, hints at early electionMatteo Renzi bowed out as Italian prime minister with a combination of jokes, regrets and a strong hint that he wants to lead his party into an early election battle.
Dec 07, 2016
Italy passes 2017 budget, paving way for PM Renzi's resignation | ReutersBy Giuseppe Fonte | ROME ROME The Italian parliament on Wednesday gave its final approval to the government's 2017 budget, which has irked the European Union, paving the way for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to hand in his resignation.Renzi said he would quit following his crushing defeat in Sunday's referendum when Italians rejected his proposed reforms to the constitution, but the head of state Sergio Mattarella told him to delay his resignation until the budget was passed.Sweeping away all amendments to speed up its parliamentary passage, the upper house Senate approved the budget in a vote of confidence, with 173 votes in favour and 108 against.Minutes later, Renzi announced he would hand in his resignation to Mattarella at 7 p.m. (1800 GMT). "Budget approved
Dec 06, 2016
Italy PM Matteo Renzi delays resignation until budget is passedItalian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi formally resigned Monday after a crushing referendum defeat that has sent shockwaves around Europe — though his departure will be delayed by a final task, passing a budget.
Dec 03, 2016
Norway government wins backing for 2017 budget, prevents collapse | ReutersOSLO Norway's right-wing minority coalition has secured backing in parliament from two centrist parties for its 2017 fiscal budget, preventing a government collapse, politicians negotiating the deal told Reuters on Saturday.Following weeks of difficult talks, the Liberal Party and the Christian Democrats will back the ruling coalition of the Conservatives and the Progress Party, lead negotiator Hans Olav Syversen of the Christians said.A source earlier told Reuters the government was expecting to sign a deal by the end of the day.
Nov 20, 2016
Hammond says will get UK ready for Brexit challenge | ReutersBy William Schomberg | LONDON LONDON Britain's first budget plan since the Brexit vote will seek to get the economy prepared for the challenges of leaving the European Union and help struggling families through tough times ahead, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday.But Hammond said that levels of public debt were "eye-wateringly" high and he would not announce a big increase in spending when he spells out the economic plans of Britain's new government on Wednesday."We've got to make sure that the prosperity that comes from seizing opportunities ahead is shared across the country and across the income distribution," he told BBC television.He was echoing promises by Prime Minister Theresa May to work for "just managing" Britons, many of whom delivered the biggest political upset in generations in June by voting to leave the EU.Earlier on Sunday, the Treasury said Hammond would announce 1.3 billion pounds ($1.60 billion) in new spending on roads as part of his plans to bolster the economy with two years of talks on leaving the EU due to begin early next year.Hammond said an important part of the discussions would focus on transition arrangements for the period after Britain leaves the EU but will probably still be negotiating the terms of its new relationship with the bloc.
Oct 27, 2016
Maharashtra govt to go paperless ahead of Winter SessionThe Maharashtra government has to give a go-ahead for procurement of tablets for paperless functioning of the state Legislature.
Oct 26, 2016
Union Budget to be presented one month in advance: PM Narendra ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the Union Budget will be presented about a month in advance to ensure speedier implementation of the projects and asked the states to align their plans accordingly.