The writer, a member of the BJP, is a former Union external affairs minister
The government has now completed nearly four years in office, presented five budgets and used up all the opportunity available to it to show results.
An increasing revenue deficit and half-cooked schemes marked Budget 2018. There was no accounting for the two major programmes it announced.
Yashwant Sinha writes: The economy is on a downward spiral, is poised for a hard landing. Many in the BJP know it but do not say it out of fear
It hasn’t worked. India must craft an appropriate military response to Pakistan
This was the tenth and the last Budget of the UPA government.