Earlier on Monday, a meeting of Congress MPs under the chairmanship of party president Mallikarjun Kharge took place at the party's Parliamentary Party (CPP) office in Parliament to chalk out the strategy
Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman, MoS Dr Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad, MoS Shri Pankaj Chaudhary and senior officials of the Ministry of Finance called on President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan before presenting the Union Budget 2023-24. Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget for 2023-24 with a digital device instead of the traditional 'bahi-khata' in her hands
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Union Budget 2023-24, like in the previous 8-9 years, focuses on the agriculture sector, and steps are being taken in mission mode to become completely self-sufficient in terms of edible oil. Addressing a post-budget webinar with stakeholders of agriculture and cooperative sectors, the prime minister informed that the agricultural budget which was less than ₹25,000 crore in 2014 has been increased to more than ₹1.25 lakh crore today.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday accidentally read the old Budget speech for seven minutes before being interrupted. He was later stopped by the chief whip. Soon, the opposition created an uproar and sat in the well of the Rajasthan Assembly over Gehlot's error, leading to the House being adjourned for 30 minutes.
The Parliament session on Friday witnessed uproar again with Opposition parties demanding an impartial investigation under the supervision of the Supreme Court or a joint parliamentary committee to probe the charges raised in the Hindenburg report against the Adani Group. Opposition members were on their feet in Lok Sabha, shouting slogans and demanding a probe into the tanking of the Adani Group scrips. In Rajya Sabha, too, opposition members demanded a discussion on the allegations levelled against Adani by the US-based report. Both Houses have been adjourned till February 6.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia commented on the Union Budget 2023. While talking to the press, he said, "there is no vision in the budget, only the talk of rich people has been kept in the budget". Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the annual budget 2023 in Parliament on Wednesday, February 1.
Union Budget inclusive, focuses on farmers, youths, tribals, says CM Eknath Shinde. Woman gives contract to kill her labourer hubby from Mumbai to couple; all three held. We are closing the Live Blog now.
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