Petrol, diesel prices hiked for sixth consecutive day


Petrol, diesel prices hiked for sixth consecutive day

Petrol prices on Tuesday witnessed a hike for the sixth consecutive day in all four metro cities, as per the data provided by the official website of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Limited. Following suit, diesel prices have also ramped up consistently in the last six days.

A litre of petrol costs Rs. 76.53 in New Delhi, Rs 83.91 in Mumbai, Rs 76.53 in Chennai and Rs 79.20 in Kolkata. Diesel, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 68.23 in New Delhi, Rs 72.40 in Mumbai, Rs 72.03 in Chennai and Rs 70.78 in Kolkata per litre.

Petrol prices on Tuesday went up by 0.17 paise in New Delhi, 0.16 paise in Mumbai, 0.18 paise in Chennai and 0.17 paise in Kolkata. Diesel prices on the other hand, are up by 0.16 paise in new Delhi, 0.17 paise in Mumbai, 0.18 paise in Chennai and 0.16 paise in Kolkata.

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