Recently, the spike in global oil prices on demand-recovery pushed petrol and diesel prices to an all-time high, leading to demand for bringing it under the GST.
GST is being thought to be a solution for the problem of near-record high petrol and diesel rates in the country, as it would end the cascading effect of tax on tax.
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The minister said he is looking forward to the industry for quick roll-out of E20-compatible vehicles. E20 is a blend of 20 per cent ethanol and 80 per cent petrol.
Global crude oil prices continue to decline.
John Abraham, an associate professor at the Pookode Veterinary College has received the patents for inventing the biodiesel that offers mileage of over 38 km a litre.
His attack came a day after the Lok Sabha was informed that the Union government's tax collections on petrol and diesel jumped by 88 per cent to Rs 3.35 lakh crore in the last fiscal.
As the central and state governments have no plans to cut the taxes and provide any relief to the people, the only way to save money on fuel is to drive economically or else one may have to look for the electric vehicles.
With petrol and diesel prices increasing by 28 paise each, fuel prices rose once again on Tuesday.
Traffic on major roads in the State were affected for 15 minutes due to "halt-the-wheel protest" by the trade unions.