With coastal states stepping up their protest against the Centre's proposal to tax sea-based activities, the GST faces yet another roadblock.
The hype around the budget is surprising. However, in allocations, and in efforts to improve the structure, the budget hardly provides a unique stance.
The Union Budget cannot include schemes in any of the states hosting assembly elections. However, the grounds for these limitations may be shaky.
The Budget 2015-16 is going to test the Modi government not only in terms of past performance but strategy planning as well. What choice should be and will be made?