State-controlled oil marketing companies increased retail petrol and prices for the sixth consecutive day on Tuesday. After today’s rate revision, petrol became dearer by 9-11 paise while diesel price was hiked by 6-7 paise per litre across metropolitan cities of the country. In Delhi, petrol price peaked to Rs 71 a litre as against Rs 70.91 on Monday while diesel price went up to Rs 66.17 per litre as compared to Rs 66.11 on Monday.
Citizens in Chennai have shell out to pay Rs 73.72 for a litre of petrol, 11 paise higher than Monday’s rate. A litre of diesel costs Rs 69.91 in Chennai, 7 paise dearer than yesterday’s rate of Rs 69.84.Read More