Politics

Callous budget has betrayed hopes of people: Chidambaram

Congress on Wednesday said that the Union Budget has “betrayed” the hopes of a vast majority of Indians and shown how far removed the government is from the people and their concerns about life — livelihood, and the growing inequality between the rich and the poor. Addressing a press conference at the party headquarters here,

Budget 2023 | Disappointing, says Priyanka Chaturvedi

Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Priyanka Chaturvedi on Wednesday expressed her disappointment at the budget saying that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman didn’t have much to offer in terms of creating economic opportunities for women and youth. The expectations from the Budget were high because of the economic survey indicated recovery from covid impact, she said.

Budget 2023 | On fundamentals the economy is looking very weak, says Manish Tewari

The government is going to go out and borrow. That essentially means the private sector is going to be squeezed out, said Manish Tewari

Budget 2023: Tharoor gives thumbs up to digital library; short speech duration

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor gave his nod to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement of of setting up a National Digital Library for children and adolescents on Wednesday in her budget speech. “As a writer, I definitely appreciate this,” he said in his post budget media interaction with The New Indian.  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today

‘An absolue moment of pride’: Chirag Paswan on President Murmu’s speech

Speaking to The New Indian after attending the joint sitting of both the Houses, Paswan said,  "When you see someone who comes from a background like this reaching such heights, definitely it was a moment of pride."