How to read Budget 2014: Full text with analysis
Here is a look at how you should view the budget, with notes and annotations.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first budget of the Modi government.
The budget in the finance minister's own words, should be seen as a statement of intent and directional change. "A roadmap budget" as he described it in an interview with Lok Sabha television.
Firstpost editor R Jagannathan in his analysis of the budget, said Jaitley has taken a gamble: he has gambled that he will boost growth to reduce his fiscal deficit, and not immediately cut expenditures it to bring finances in order.
Here is a look at how you should view the budget, with notes and annotations. (Click on the yellow markers for analysis and comments)
BJP got largest share of electoral trust funding in 2019-20; TRS, Shiv Sena among other top recipients
The Congress received total donations of Rs 58 crore from electoral trusts, which was less than several regional parties
As North Korea denunciates skinny jeans, a look at the garment's symbolic importance, political journey over the years
Whether banning Western fashion in the Soviet Union or the burqa in France, political control over what we wear has always been controversial. But what is it about skinny jeans that apparently inspires a ban by North Korea today?
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