Mercury is the Minister for Vedic New Year Durmukhi Nama Samvatsara (2016-17).
For Complete Durmukhi Nama Samvatsara Predictions (all planets) in Vedic Astrology.
Lawmakers will be kept busy this year. Courts will intervene in many issues including religion, privacy.
Judiciary and governments will conflict each others ideas and working methods.
Parliaments and Assemblies will also have difference of opinion with Judiciary.
Few government policies will be twisted when interpreted by officials.
Bureaucrats who try to run parallel governments will be exposed by media.
Corruption will increase in administrations of many governments.
Real estate mafia will try to occupy government lands and develop their own projects.
Vegetarians will increase and this will cause rise in prices of green leaf vegetables.
Behaviour of few political leaders will shame their governments and countries.
Terrorist activities will bring death for few important leaders.
Security measures failure will be questioned.
Governments across the globe will take measures to control pollution, safeguard wild animals and forests, archaeological findings, excavated sites etc.
Agriculture will not be encouraging this year.
More farmers will try to find new jobs.
This year cyber crimes will be challenging for police.
New methods used online will shock the investigating officers.
More flight and helicopter crashers will occur in 2016-17.
Juvenile criminals will number will be on par with adults.
China, Pakistan, Few European countries, Afghanistan, Philippines, Indonesia, Maharashtra and Punjab states in India, Syria, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Libya, Nepal, North Korea, Britain, Germany, Bangladesh will face consequences of either economic crisis or terrorist activities this year (Durmukhi Nama Samvatsaram)