The prices of petrol and diesel were raised by the state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) on Thursday. According to the rate chart, petrol can be purchased for Rs. 76.59 per litre in Delhi.
The petrol is available in Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai for Rs. 83.97, Rs. 79.26, and Rs. 79.49, respectively. Diesel prices today stand at Rs. 68.30 per litre in Delhi. Diesel price in Mumbai is Rs. 72.47 per litre. Diesel price in Kolkata is Rs. 70.85 per litre. In Chennai, it is Rs. 72.10 per litre.
Fuel prices are hiked today after OMCs kept the rates unchanged on Wednesday. Petrol prices in Delhi are the lowest among all metro cities on a daily basis due to lower sales tax or VAT (Value Added-Tax).
Fuel prices in the country are largely determined by oil marketing companies according to global crude oil rates, rupee-dollar exchange rate, among several other factors. Read More