The month of December started with a dip in fuel prices in the country. The rates were further slashed for petrol and diesel in major metros. The price for petrol decreased by 37 paise both in the national capital and Mumbai. With this, the new rates in New Delhi reached to Rs 72.87 per litre, while in Mumbai it is being sold at Rs 78.43 per litre, according to the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) data.
The diesel price in both the metros also recorded a decrease. The price for diesel was slashed by 41 paise in New Delhi and for Mumbai the reduction was 47 paise. With this, the new rates for diesel in Delhi came to Rs 67.72 per litre and in Mumbai it is being sold at Rs 70.89 per litre.
The petrol price in Chennai and Kolkata too recorded a decrease. In Chennai, the price of petrol reduced by 39 paise and in Kolkata it was 36 paise. The new rates at which the petrol is being sold in Chennai is Rs 75.62 and in Kolkata, it is being sold at Rs 74.88 per litre. Read More
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