Petrol and diesel prices were increased on Tuesday (May 21) for the second consecutive day across four metro cities in the country after the price of crude went up in the international market. After the daily revision in retail fuel prices, petrol prices in all the metro cities raised by 5 paise a litre while diesel became costlier by 9-10 paise.
State-run oil marketing companies increased the retail price of petrol in Delhi by 5 paise to Rs 71.17 per litre as against Rs 71.12 on Tuesday. Diesel prices in the national capital went up by 9 paise to Rs 66.20 as compared with Rs 66.11 on Monday.
Citizens in Kolkata have to shell out Rs 73.24 for a litre of petrol after a 5 paise increase over Monday’s rate. A litre of diesel costs Rs 67.96, 10 paise higher than yesterday’s rate of Rs 67.86. Read More