At the time of publishing, petrol in Delhi was being sold at Rs 105.49 per litre and diesel at Rs 94.22 per litre. In Mumbai, petrol rose to Rs 111.43 per litre and diesel to 102.15 per litre.
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This marks the seventh consecutive day of price hike. Petrol prices in the country had breached the Rs 100 mark for every litre, diesel too was nearing-in in several states, Kerala and Karnataka being the latest additions.
Diesel in Mumbai now costs Rs 100.29/ litre, the same fuel in Delhi costs Rs 92.46/litre. Petrol prices in Delhi rose to a record high of Rs 103.84/litre and Rs 109.83/litre in Mumbai.
Petrol prices hiked by 25 paise for every litre whereas diesel went up 30 paise for every litre, as per a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers on Tuesday.
This was the fourth increase in petrol prices this week. As for diesel, this was the seventh increase in nine days.
Petrol price was increased by 35 paise per litre, while diesel rates were increased by 17 paise a litre, according to a price notification from state-owned fuel retailers.
In Delhi, the petrol price soared to Rs 99.86 per litre. Diesel rates were unchanged at Rs 89.36.
Petrol price was cut to Rs 90.99 a litre in Delhi from Rs 91.17 per litre, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.
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Petrol and diesel prices were deregulated in 2010 and 2014 respectively but it is a case of deregulation over papers only.
In five days this week, price has gone up by Rs 1.51 per litre for petrol while diesel rate has risen by Rs 1.56 a litre.
Petrol price crossed Rs 88-mark in Delhi while diesel breached Rs 85 in Mumbai
The price of branded or premium petrol price had crossed Rs 100-mark in Sriganganagar town of Rajasthan on January 27.
Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 25 paise per litre each; Check rates here
According to a price notification from oil marketing companies, petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 25 paise per litre each.
This is the highest ever price of petrol in Delhi, while diesel is at a record high in Mumbai.
In 18 days, the petrol price has gone up by Rs 2.65 per litre and diesel rate has risen by Rs 3.41.
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