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Budget 2018: Disappoints Salaried and Equity Investor Class

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday presented the fifth and last full budget of the NDA government before next year’s general election and announced a slew of measures for the agriculture and rural sectors, a new health insurance scheme for the poor and some relief in income tax for the salaried class and senior citizens. He said India is firmly on course to achieving over 8 per cent growth and becoming the world’s fifth largest economy.