The government has already sounded the war bugle on elections. But in the bargain, the promises made need to be implemented with care.
The Budget offers some limited positives with a vital few missing links, meriting a closer review.
Last year's Budget focused on farmers and social welfare. It largely ignored the private sector and the middle class. Will this Interim Budget mind those gaps?
The biggest chink in Narendra Modi-Amit Shah’s electoral armour is the economy which is the grip of strong deflation and plummeting demand. It is here that the Opposition has its sharpest advantage.
Has the WEF Summit turned into nothing more than an annual jamboree of global economic contradictions?
The politics of the last one hundred years has been the story of politicians botching up economic decisions. But even as we foreground the economy, we are only devaluing the grand art of politics.
Those celebrating reservations based on economic backwardness are ignoring the costs the Indian economy would have to pay over the next 25 years.
The document highlights 41 key areas that it has identified for growth.
The biggest casualty of such a scenario of frequently changing or unreliable data is new investments.
Many banks are offering personal loans through ATMs to the eligible individuals.