as a substitute to actually addressing the problem
has become a norm under the Modi regime and the Budget
2018-19 reflects that. The actual increases in financial
outlay are shockingly low in relation to the massive
promises made. This is deeply worrying, as the Indian
economy now desperately requires major measures to
ensure a sustainable revival of economic activity.
article was originally published in The
Indain Express: February 2, 2018.