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How India’s dream to make petrol from coal died

When petrol crossed the Rs 100 mark on February 17, Prime Minister Narendra Modi blamed previous governments for India’s dependence on imported oil. He might have a point. Around the time India became independent, the technology to turn coal into liquid fuel was in the news. Government of India showed interest in it. Foreign companies made pitches. Indian scientists made a plan. Then, nothing.

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