Most southern states are up in arms against the disadvantage they fear they might suffer if the Central pool of tax funds is shared the way they suspect New Delhi wants. Their complaint is that they are being penalised for their good performance. Is there an anti-south bias?
‘There are segments that need government support. That is the philosophy behind the Budget,’ says Arun Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his first interaction with industry leaders after the budget