Supreme Court reserves decision on modification of diesel ban in NCR

After hearing pleas from automobile manufacturers, the Supreme Court has reserved its decision on the modification of the ban on diesel vehicles with engines displacing over 2,000cc. This indicates that the Supreme Court might lift the ban entirely, although with the imposition of a one per cent green cess on the ex-showroom price of the car.

While the Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises supports the automobile manufacturers’ plea to modify the ban, it opposes the idea of a green cess being levied. Attorney general Mukul...

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Updated Date: Jul 05, 2016 13:24:01 IST

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