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Hindustan Times Friday, July 11, 2014 | Last Updated 03:47 IST 
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Jaitley ups defence, insurance FDI cap to 49%, targets 8% growth in 4 years

Finance minister Arun Jaitley with MOS Nirmala Sitharaman and secretaries leave North Block to present union budget in Parliament. (HT photo/Mohd Zakir)
Finance minister Arun Jaitley’s maiden Budget on Thursday put more money in the hands of salaried employees, made aspirational goods cheaper for the poor and set up a fund to counter spikes in food prices. The economic document, which had a strong imprint of PM Narendra Modi, lifted stock markets briefly, indicating that it had achieved the difficult task of not disappointing extremely bullish investors. Poll: On a scale of 0 to 5, how would you rate Arun Jaitley's budget?

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