A day after announcing the budget, Sitharaman said in an interview that the proposed new tax regime "lacks clarity".
Experts said the budget has been below par considering investors had extremely high expectations from the government to revive the economy.
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Those earning up to Rs 5 lakh will pay no tax, Nirmala Sitharaman announced
She said LIC will be listed as part of the government disinvestment initiative.
The Finance Minister recited a verse from a poem in Kashmiri by Dina Nath Kaul during her budget speech.
Some experts said global trade tensions and the outbreak of coronavirus in China pose a new risk to economic recovery.
This year's budget comes at a time when the economy is experiencing a slowdown.