Modi's fuel-tax hikes put brakes on India's recovery
Thu, Jul 16, 2020 - 5:50 AM
Retail prices for diesel in the capital New Delhi have jumped 30% since the end of April,
while petrol has risen 16%.
DILIP Lamba, who owns a transport company in Jodhpur in western India, has had more than three-quarters of his fleet of 50 trucks idling for months. Dharampal Nambardar, a farmer who grows wheat and mustard seed in Haryana state, is worried he might not make any profit this year...