Why are petrol, diesel prices rising despite cheap crude —Modi Govt, taxes & Robin Hood economics

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Why are petrol, diesel prices rising despite cheap crude —Modi Govt, taxes & Robin Hood economics

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As petrol and diesel prices touch record highs in India, Shekhar Gupta breaks down the Narendra Modi government’s track record of increasing fuel prices across the country, even as crude prices fall to historic lows; and talks about the story of taxes, politics, reverse populism & Robin Hood effect, in episode 668 of Cut The Clutter.

Additional research by Raghav Bikhchandani and Tenzin Zompa

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Read ThePrint article on LPG here: https://theprint.in/economy/for-the-first-time-lpg-sold-more-than-petrol-in-india-in-2020/583731/

Read Shekhar Gupta’s National Interest here: https://theprint.in/national-interest/why-indias-middle-classes-are-modis-muslims/259523/

View the global fuel prices here: https://www.globalpetrolprices.com/gasoline_prices/
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