Odisha could follow other states in hiking taxes on liquor and fuel

Odisha could follow other states in hiking taxes on liquor and fuel

BHUBANESWAR: Delhi has done it, so have Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and even next-door neighbours West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, but Odisha is yet to allow sale of alcohol or increase excise. In the face of dwindling revenues, Naveen Patnaik‚Äôs government has similarly held back on increasing vat on petrol and diesel. The Centre’s decision […]