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Budget aims at faster, inclusive growth: PM

"Finance minister has been able to address the twin tasks of checking inflation and accelarating growth," Manmohan Singh's office said, quoting him, on the microblogging site Twitter.

twitter-logo IANS   New Delhi     Last Updated: March 16, 2012  | 13:48 IST

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the Union Budget for 2012-13 was aimed at faster, equitable, sustainable and more inclusive growth.

"Finance minister has been able to address the twin tasks of checking inflation and accelarating growth," Manmohan Singh's office said, quoting him, on the microblogging site Twitter.

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He said: "When the time comes, we have to bite the bullet on controlling subsidies."

"When time comes for taking tough decisions, we hope we will be able to take all our allies on board," he added.

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