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PHOTOS: Nirmala Sitharaman's Maiden Budget - As It Happened

Business | News18 | July 5, 2019, 2:16 pm
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 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman left her office with the team to present the federal budget in the parliament in New Delhi on July 05, 2019. (Image: PTI)

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman left her office with the team to present the federal budget in the parliament in New Delhi on July 05, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 Nirmala Sitharaman met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan before the presentation of Union Budget 2019-20. (Image: PTI)

Nirmala Sitharaman met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan before the presentation of Union Budget 2019-20. (Image: PTI)

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 After meeting the President of India, Nirmala Sitharaman proceeded towards the parliament for a cabinet meeting where the budget was approved by the ministers. (Image: PTI)

After meeting the President of India, Nirmala Sitharaman proceeded towards the parliament for a cabinet meeting where the budget was approved by the ministers. (Image: PTI)

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 Savitri and Narayanan Sitharaman came to Parliament to watch their daughter and finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first Budget speech. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Savitri and Narayanan Sitharaman came to Parliament to watch their daughter and finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first Budget speech. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Nirmala Sitharaman began the Budget day with a ritual breaker. Sitharaman did away with the traditional brown briefcase that all of her male counterparts have used to carry budget documents in, in the past. Instead, she carried a traditional four-fold red cloth, the kind often seen in the hands of Indian traders and also used to wrap religious texts. (Image Reuters)

Nirmala Sitharaman began the Budget day with a ritual breaker. Sitharaman did away with the traditional brown briefcase that all of her male counterparts have used to carry budget documents in, in the past. Instead, she carried a traditional four-fold red cloth, the kind often seen in the hands of Indian traders and also used to wrap religious texts. (Image Reuters)

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 The Finance Ministers asked SEBI to consider raising the threshold of public shareholding from 25% to 35%.

The Finance Ministers asked SEBI to consider raising the threshold of public shareholding from 25% to 35%.

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 New integrated Water ministry to provide water supply in an integrated and holistic manner which will help ensure 'Har Ghar Jal' or water to each house by 2024.

New integrated Water ministry to provide water supply in an integrated and holistic manner which will help ensure 'Har Ghar Jal' or water to each house by 2024.

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 Indian railways will use Public Private Partnership (PPP) model for faster development, rolling stock manufacturing and the delivery of freight. (Image: News18)

Indian railways will use Public Private Partnership (PPP) model for faster development, rolling stock manufacturing and the delivery of freight. (Image: News18)

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 New Space India Limited (NSIL) will be incorporated to tap into benefits of the research and development carried out by the Indian Space Research Organisation. (Image: ISRO)

New Space India Limited (NSIL) will be incorporated to tap into benefits of the research and development carried out by the Indian Space Research Organisation. (Image: ISRO)

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 The government proposed relaxation in the FDI norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail. 100 per cent FDI to be allowed in insurance intermediaries.

The government proposed relaxation in the FDI norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail. 100 per cent FDI to be allowed in insurance intermediaries.

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 The government will inject Rs 70,000 crore as additional capital into public sector banks.

The government will inject Rs 70,000 crore as additional capital into public sector banks.

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