Indian truckers to strike from Sat against svc tax

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BOMBAY/NEW DELHI, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Indian truckers will go on an indefinite strike from Saturday to protest against a government move to impose a service tax on transport booking agents. The government proposed a 10 percent service tax on freight agencies in the 2004/05 budget in a bid to widen the service tax net and boost revenue. "Transport of goods will come to a halt from Saturday. From tomorrow morning there will be a complete stoppage," I.B. Singh, secretary-general of the Delhi ...

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