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