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Nine states have not reduced VAT on petrol, diesel: Hardeep Puri in RS 

Business Standard | 14/03/2022 05:12 PM | Click to read full article

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday informed the Rajya Sabha that nine states, including Maharashtra and Kerala, have not reduced VAT on petrol and diesel.

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister also informed the house that fuel prices have gone up by over 50 per cent in many countries but have remained stable and risen by a mere 5 per cent in India during the pandemic.