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.
In nine days, petrol price has gone up by Rs 1.07 per litre and diesel rate has risen by Rs 1.67.
Global crude oil prices have been rising sharply in the aftermath of the drone missile strikes on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that halted 5 per cent of the global supply.
Petrol was selling Rs 113 per litre, while diesel was Rs 91 per litre in Pakistan, just two days ago.
Indian carmakers have urged the government to reduce GST on petrol and diesel cars to give the automobile industry a boost
Mentioning that reducing pollution is in the national interest, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said that it was not correct to blame only vehicles for the problem of pollution
Finance Minister Sitharaman announced a surcharge on individuals having taxable income of Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore and for those above Rs 5 crore which will hike their effective tax rate by 3 percent and 7 percent respectively.
You will still be able to buy a Hyundai diesel post March 2020. But be ready to pay more for it.
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