Economy

Kerala comes to a standstill on Bharat Bandh day

Kerala comes to a standstill on Bharat Bandh day

Speaking at the Bharat Bandh protest against rising fuel prices, Singh accused Modi government of failing to fulfil its promises to the people. The percentage increase was 20.5.

Petrol and diesel prices saw a hike of 14 paise per litre in Delhi. Petrol prices on Tuesday touched a scorching Rs 90.11 in Maharashtra's Parbhani while diesel prices also increased from Rs 77.92 to Rs 78.06, Parbhani District Petrol Dealers Association (PDPDA) President Sanjay Deshmukh said. The case of over 400 petrol pumps on the Gurgaon side of Gurgaon - Rajasthan border, and truckers carrying additional tank load of diesel from Haryana which could be at the cost of additional cargo load which they can otherwise carry.

Maharashtra is among those states where petrol, diesel prices are the highest in India.

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Mumbai has the highest Value-Added Tax of 39.12 per cent on petrol, while Telangana levies the highest Value-Added Tax of 26 per cent on diesel.

While a cut in excise duty that the central government levies will impact fiscal deficit, states like Bihar, Kerala, and Punjab are not in a position to cut sales tax (or VAT), the official, who wished not to be identified, said. "If taxes are cut, prices will decline significantly".

The Centre was hoodwinking the people saying that the State governments would have to cut their taxes.

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The Centre now levies a total excise duty of Rs 19.48 per litre of petrol and Rs 15.33 per litre on diesel. A one rupee per litre cut in taxes would result in revenues being hit by Rs 30,000 crore on an annualised basis.

Diesel prices also continued to rise as it was sold at Rs 72.97 per litre in the national capital. In Mumbai, a litre of petrol costs Rs 87.77 and diesel comes for Rs 76.98, the notification said.

Meanwhile, transporters are gearing up to put pressure on the government to reverse its fuel tax policy. The tax imposed by the Centre on petrol (including customs and excise duties, and other cesses) is 52.75 per cent, and on diesel is 38.53 per cent.

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