India’s weeklong transporters’ strike, which began Aug. 21, recently ended following a 9-hour negotiating session between representatives of the striking truck drivers and the government, but not before inflicting damage on domestic auto makers and the local economy. The truck owners and operators, members of the All-India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), were protesting a new 10% service tax on transporters and their booking agents. Nearly 2.4 million trucks were pulled off roads ...

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