Ashok K. Lahiri
The spectacular victory for BJP in Lok Sabha elections came with the promise of achhe din (good days). Admittedly, finance minister Arun Jaitley had a difficult job in presenting his first Union budget within about six weeks after assuming office. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

The budget’s fine print in numbers

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<br />Ashok K. Lahiri<br />

Stooping to conquer

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