After a gap of two consecutive days, state-controlled oil marketing companies hiked retail fuel prices on Thursday. After today’s rate revision, petrol became dearer by 6 while diesel price was raised by 5 paise per litre across metropolitan major of the country.
In Delhi, petrol price peaked to Rs 70.39 a litre as against Rs 70.33 on Wednesday while diesel price went up to Rs 65.67 per litre as compared to Rs 65.62 on Wednesday.
Citizens in Mumbai have to shell out Rs 76.03 for a litre of petrol following a 6 paise increase over Wednesday’s rate. A litre of diesel costs Rs 68.76 in Mumbai, 5 higher than yesterday’s rate of Rs 68.71.
Retail petrol price in Kolkata was increased by 6 paise to Rs 72.50, from Rs 72.44 recorded on Wednesday. Diesel prices too have been raised by 5 from yesterday’s rate price of Rs 67.40 a litre. Read More