Economy Budget 2020: Why govt should not take the off-balance sheet route and hide the true picture Updated : February 01, 2020 07:22 AM IST Political parties in India do not believe in low deficits as an end in itself. Cutting expenditure is the last thing investors or businesses would want from the government. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.