The lights on the Brooklyn Bridge glow in contrast to the skyline of lower Manhatt—AP

The lights on the Brooklyn Bridge glow in contrast to the skyline of lower Manhatt—AP

The lights on the Brooklyn Bridge glow in contrast to the skyline of lower Manhatt—AP

Every time Pakistan says it wants to talk about Kashmir, India finds itself on the back foot.

The “Budgetometer” and its elsewhere equivalent played the real hero — caught in between the ecstatic urge to give a 10-plus and the understandably unreasonable rush in search of a negative score, it