Mumbai: Petrol and diesel prices touched record highs on Wednesday after the fuel rates were hiked for the ninth time this month.
In Mumbai, petrol now costs ₹102.82/litre, the highest in a metro, and diesel is being retailed at ₹94.84.
The price of petrol in Delhi today is Rs 96.66 per litre, which is 25 paise more than yesterday. In the capital today, diesel is being sold for 13 paise at Rs 87.28 per litre. Rates have been increased 25 times since May 4.
The price of petrol in Delhi has increased by Rs 5.97, while diesel price has surged Rs 6.38 per litre since the rate revision began.
In Rajasthan’s Sriganganagar district, the country’s costliest petrol and diesel were Rs 107.79 per litre and Rs 100.51 per litre respectively. The difference in prices between Delhi and Mumbai is due to the different prices in different cities. Petrol and diesel prices are decided on the basis of freight charges, local taxes and VAT.
Petrol, diesel prices in Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, UP, Punjab, Haryana, Pune
|States||Petrol Prices||Diesel Prices|
|Chennai||Rs 97.91 per litre||Rs 92.04 per litre|
|Kolkata||Rs 96.58 per litre||Rs 90.25 per litre|
|Pune||Rs 102.42 per litre||Rs 92.99 per litre|
|Bengaluru||Rs 99.89 per litre||Rs 92.66 per litre|
|Hyderabad||Rs 100.46 per litre||Rs 95.28 per litre|
|Noida (UP)||Rs 93.98 per litre||Rs 87.89 per litre|
|Mohali||Rs 98.78 per litre||Rs 90.33 per litre|
|Chandigarh||Rs 92.96 per litre||Rs 87.05 per litre|
|Gurugram (Haryana)||Rs 87.05 per litre||Rs 88.00 per litre|