Future Tense1 min read . Updated: 25 Feb 2011, 11:21 PM IST
Ahead of this year’s Union budget, the government has been preoccupied with fending off charges of alleged corruption, battling inflation, and containing a very restive Parliament.
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The Economic Survey 2010-2011, while being bullish on the economic outlook,cautions that volatile global conditions could affect India’s growth momentum.
These damp sentiments took a further beating this week after international oil prices spiked, forcing the Bombay Stock Exchange’s benchmark Sensex to a nine-month low.