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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa arrives to present the State Budget 2020-21 at Karnataka Assembly, in Bengaluru.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot arrives to presents the State Budget 2020-21 at Rajasthan Assembly, in Jaipur.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (R) and Finance Minister Suresh Khanna before the presentation of State Budget 2020-21 in the UP Legislative Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna presents the State Budget 2020-21 in the UP legislative assembly, in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna presents the State Budget 2020-21 in the UP Legislative Assembly, in Lucknow. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is also seen.

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Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna gives final touches to the State Budget- 2020-21 at his chamber in the Assembly in Lucknow

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks during an interactive session with businessmen on the Union Budget 2020-21 in Bengaluru.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (L) and RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das (R) at RBI central board of directors in a customary post-budget meeting, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, MoS Finance Anurag Thakur and finance ministry officials pose for photographs after giving final touches to the Union Budget 2020-21, at Finance Ministry, in New Delhi.

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CII President Vikram Kirloskar (R) and CII Vice President T V Narendran at the CII Budget viewing session, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during presentation of the Union Budget 2020-21 by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi.

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A Finance Ministry employee carries a copy of the Union Budget 2020-21 before its presentation in the Lok Sabha, at Parliament in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at Parliament to present the Union Budget 2020-21 in the Lok Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Employees at a showroom watch on TV sets Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabling the Union Budget 2020-21 in the Lok Sabha, in Bikaner.

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People applaud a proposal as they watch on TV sets Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabling the Union Budget 2020-21 in the Lok Sabha, at a showroom in Patna.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and MoS for Finance Anurag Thakur at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind in a meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharama, MoS for Finance Anurag Thakur and officials at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. As per tradition Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman called on the President before presenting the Union Budget 2020-21.

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A security personnel checks sacks containing copies of Union Budget 2020-21 at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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A sniffer dog checks the Union Budget papers outside the Parliament building in New Delhi.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with MoS Anurag Thakur arrive at Parliament to present the Union Budget 2020-21 in the Lok Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at Parliament to present Budget 2020-21, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, MoS Finance Anurag Thakur and finance ministry officials departs from North Block to present the General Budget at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, MoS Finance Anurag Thakur and finance ministry officials departs from North Block to present the General Budget at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, holding a folder containing the Union Budget documents, poses for photographers along with her deputy Anurag Thakur and a team of officials, outside the Ministry of Finance, North Block in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, MoS Finance Anurag Thakur and finance ministry officials pose for a photograph after giving final touches to the Union Budget 2020-21, at Finance Ministry, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chairs a pre-budget meeting with economists, in New Delhi.

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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy with Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar during a pre-budget meeting with Finance Ministers of States/ UT's, in New Delhi.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during her 3rd Pre- Budget consultations with stakeholder groups from Industry, Services and Trade in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2020-21, in New Delhi. MoS Finance Anurag Thakur and Economic Affairs Secretary Atanu Chakraborty are also seen.

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Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar and Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan during the 3rd Pre- Budget consultations with stakeholder groups from Industry, Services and Trade in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2020-21, in New Delhi.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and MoS for Finance Anurag Thakur during the first pre-Budget consultation with financial sector and capital market representatives, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds her first Pre- Budget consultations with stakeholders groups from New Economy: Start -ups, Fintech and Digital in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2020-21, in New Delhi.

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters about the possibility of a partial government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington. Congress and President Donald Trump continue to bicker over his demand that lawmakers fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown at midnight Friday.

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A man shouts slogans against President Mauricio Macri as he waves a national flag near the Obelisk monument, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Thousands of people protested against the government's decision to seek economic help from the International Monetary Fund.

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Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian hold copy of annual Economic Survey 2017-18 that was tabled in Parliament in New Delhi.

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Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian holds a copy of annual Economic Survey 2017-18 that was tabled in Parliament in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley chairing the 3rd meeting of Pre-Budget Consultative Committee with stakeholders groups from Industry and Trade in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2018-19, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley chairing the 3rd meeting of Pre-Budget Consultative Committee with stakeholders groups from Industry and Trade in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2018-19, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley chairing the first Pre-Budget Consultative Meeting with the stakeholders from Agriculture Sector in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2018-19, in New Delhi. MoSes for Finance P. Radhakrishnan and Shiv Pratap Shukla are also seen.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley chairing the Pre-Budget Consultative Meeting with the Trade Union in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2018-19, in New Delhi. MoS for Finance and Shipping, P. Radhakrishnan, MoS for Finance, Shiv Pratap Shukla and other dignitaries are also seen.

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15th Finance Commission Chairman N K Singh along with other members during a meeting in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley with Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Arvind Subramanian and others arrives for the first Pre-Budget meeting with the stakeholders from Agriculture Sector in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2018-19, in New Delhi.

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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond waves and poses for the media as he holds up the traditional red dispatch box, outside his official residence 11 Downing Street, before delivering his annual budget speech to Parliament, in London.

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Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia presents a memento to Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian at an orientation programme for Delhi MLAs on the Goods and Services Tax Bill at the Delhi Legislative Assembly, in New Delhi.

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Budget Director Mick Mulvaney holds up a copy of President Donald Trump's proposed fiscal 2018 federal budget as he speaks to members of the media in the Press Briefing Room of the White House, in Washington.

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GPO workers stack and prepare copies of "Analytical Perspectives Budget of the U.S. Government Fiscal Year 2018", at the U.S. Government Publishing Office's (GPO) plant Washington.

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Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia with AAP leader Dilip Pandey shows Delhi 'outcome' budget during a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu at Parliament House during the Budget session, in New Delhi.

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Smriti Irani, Minister of Textiles at Parliament House during the Budget session, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping Nitin Jairam Gadkari with Sports Minister Vijay Goel at Parliament House during the Budget session, in New Delhi.

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The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley at Parliament House to present the General Budget 2017-18, in New Delhi. Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arjun Ram Meghwal, the Minister of State for Finance, Santosh Kumar Gangwar are also seen.

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Industrialists during Budget Viewing Session 2017-2018 at CII, in New Delhi.

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabling the Union Budget for 2017-18 in the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi listening intently as the Union Budget for 2017-18 is tabled in the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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The General Budget 2017-18 documents brought in the Parliament House premises under security, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley departs from North Block to Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament House, along with the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arjun Ram Meghwal, the Minister of State for Finance, Santosh Kumar Gangwar and the senior officials to present the General Budget 2017-18, in New Delhi.

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Industrialists watch the live union budget session organised by CII, in New Delhi.

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Industrialists at the CII Budget viewing session, in New Delhi.

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Packets containing copies of Economic Survey 2016-17 being brought at Parliament for tabling in the houses on the first day of the budget session, in New Delhi.

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Revenue Secretary, Hasmukh Adhia alongwith Chairman, CBDT, Sushil Chandra at a Press Conference at National Media Centre, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his team of officials giving final touch to the General budget 2017-18, in New Delhi.

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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi at Parliament House on the first day of Budget session, in New Delhi.

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Congress leadera P. Chidambaram and Renuka Chowdhury at parliament during the first day of the Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Samajwadi party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav at parliament during the first day of the Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, at parliament during the first day of the Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee taking salute ahead of addressing the joint session of Parliament on the first day of Budget session, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee being received by Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of his address to the joint session of Parliament on the first day of Budget session, in New Delhi Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Union Minister Ananth Kumar are also seen in the picture.

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President Pranab Mukherjee arriving in a buggy to address the joint session of Parliament on the first day of Budget session, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley with Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian (L), Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das (2nd L) at North Block, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram speaks to media after release 'The REAL State of Economy Report- 2017' at AICC, in New Delhi. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is also seen.

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with former Finance Minister P Chidambaram , Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala and Prof. Rajeev Gowda releases 'The REAL State of Economy Report- 2017' at AICC, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley with Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das and members of Economic Survey 2017 team during a group photo at North Block, in New Delhi. Finance Minister Jaitley will table Economic Survey 2017 in Parliament on 31, January.

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Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu going to present Budget 2017-2018 in Legislative Assembly during budget session, in Jammu.

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Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian with economists Nitin Desai and TN Ninan during a pre-Budget consultation, in New Delhi.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam presents the state budget for 2015-16 at Secretariat in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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Oposition leaders protest against the Maharashtra government during the Budget Session in Mumbai.

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Farmers listening to the Union budget 2015-16 speech on radio at a village in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal.

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Copies of Economic Survey 2014-15 being carried for their distribution among the Members in Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Chief Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, Dr. Arvind Subramanian addressing a Press Conference regarding Economic Survey, in New Delhi.

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The Chief Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, Dr. Arvind Subramanian addressing a Press Conference regarding Economic Survey, in New Delhi.

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Senior industry leaders at CII's Budget Viewing Session and Industry-media interface at New Delhi

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Finance Minister P Chidambaram, along with other finance ministry officials pose for photographs at his office in New Delhi.

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Finance Minister P Chidambaram, comes out of the Indian Parliament with a copy of the economic survey as he talks to Junior Minister for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor .

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Faults in the fabric Garment manufacturer workers protest the 2011-12 Budget’s imposition of a 10 per cent excise duty on the industry

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C. Rangarajan (2nd L), the chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, along with council members releasing the Review of Economy 2010-11 report during a press conference in New Delhi.

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