ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Withdrawal of Mahmood Mamdani s Citizenship by Uiranda Government

 in the industry, particularly natural rubber, has been rising. The excise duty at 66 per cent can also be regarded as high. Yet the extent of rise of tyre prices is hardly justifiable. A study by the Ministry of Industry's Bureau of Industrial Costs and Prices has found that even the informally agreed upon hike in tyre price of January 1984 was not justified. The All-India Motor Transport Congress has alleged that major tyre companies are acting as a cartel to fix prices, distribution as well as appointment of dealers. Similarly, the All-India Tyre Dealers Federation has charged that manufacturers are evading excise duty and defrauding on exports.

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