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Union Budget HIGHLIGHTS| Sitharaman does a Thatcher, announces major privatisation push

The FM set a definitive agenda for privatisation. The disinvestment proceeds will rake in Rs 1.75 lakh crore.

Published: 01st February 2021 10:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st February 2021 06:21 PM   |  A+A-

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks during the post-budget press conference, at National Media Centre in New Delhi. (Photo | Parveen Negi, EPS)

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks during the post-budget press conference, at National Media Centre in New Delhi. (Photo | Parveen Negi, EPS)

By Online Desk

It was the budget after a once-in-a-century pandemic. 

The Finance Minister has announced her expenditure details and admits that the government has not skimped on spending with borrowing pegged at Rs 3287 crore per day, as our columnist Shankkar Aiyar noted on Twitter.

Where has the money gone and what have her measures been. Also, a look at their impact while sharing our verdict. All in our coverage below:


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  • Badri narayanan poondi

    Churchill's quote seems to be the elitist mentality.. he won the ww but left his country and the colonies they predated in abject economic chaos and decided to leave the colonies to escape responsibility to help them after sapping the resources for the toxic war frenzy.. stopped by a surgical strike by the US bombs in Japan..! Quote more practical benign persona than top heavy elitists pl..!
    1 month ago reply
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