India gets interim budget ahead of election

Indian Finance Minister Piyush Goyal (C) leaves the Finance ministry to present the budget in Parliament.<br />

Cash handouts for small farmers, an informal pension scheme and a doubling of tax relief.

These are some of the key announcements in India's interim budget, which was presented by the temporary Finance Minister Piyush Goyal.

Critics claim the budget has been designed to shore up the government's popularity ahead of the upcoming elections.

A full-fledged budget will be presented in parliament once the new government is formed after the elections.

Neha Poonia reports from New Delhi.

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