11. Foreign Direct Investment: When India liberalized in 1991, FDI was inevitable and steadily started coming into corporate India. But towards the end of 2011 it became a bad word. First was the whole furore over FDI in retail which led the government to shelve the bill hastily.
Then FDI in insurance was first opposed by the BJP and finally struck down by the Trinamool Congress. Kingfisher head honcho Vijay Mallya is still waiting for FDI in aviation.
Image: A vegetable market in Ahmedabad is seen here.