Hit or miss? Everything you want to know about Budget 2019 (and other top stories of the day)
When India's Finance Minister on Friday presented her maiden Budget, it was a historical moment for our country. It was one of the longest Budget speeches peppered with Urdu, Hindi, and Tamil couplets, when the country's first full-time woman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the Lok Sabha. All through her two-hours-and-17-minutes long Budget presentation, Sitharaman did not pause to have a sip of water.
It was clear that this Budget is for the new India, in lines of the vision to turn India into $5 trillion economy by 2025. There was something for everyone -- for startups, EV industry, education sector, corporates, super rich, women, MSMEs, and even for the space sector. Read all about it here on YourStory's extensive coverage.
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