Petrol and diesel prices today were kept unchanged for a second straight day. In Delhi, petrol still costs the most since September 2013 while diesel is at its highest level ever. In September 2013, petrol priced hit Rs. 76.03 per litre in Delhi and Rs. 83.62 per litre in Mumbai – the highest price of the fuel ever recorded. Domestic petrol and diesel prices have gone up sharply this year, following global crude prices hitting their highest since 2014.
As a result, petrol prices are up Rs. 4.66 per litre in Delhi, Rs. 4.6 per litre in Kolkata, Rs. 4.61 per litre in Mumbai and 4.9 per litre in Chennai so far this year, data from Indian Oil Corporation showed. Diesel prices are up Rs. 6.29 per litre, Rs. 6.33 per litre, Rs. 6.93 per litre and Rs. 6.73 per litre respectively.
With effect from 6 am on Thursday, petrol are at Rs. 74.63 per litre in Delhi, Rs. 77.32 per litre in Kolkata, Rs. 82.48 per litre in Mumbai and Rs. 77.43 per litre in Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation. Read More