Petrol, diesel price hike hits a pause today

After breaching the Rs 100 per liter mark in several states, petrol prices across the country remained unchanged today as oil marketing companies kept the rates of petrol and diesel unchanged.

Fuel prices have been hiked 18 times in the last one month. In 18 hikes, petrol has risen by Rs 4.36 per litre and diesel by Rs 4.93 a litre since May 4.

In Delhi, petrol is selling at yesterday’s price of Rs 94.76 a litre, while diesel is at Rs 85.66 per litre. While in Mumbai, petrol also remains at an all-time high of Rs 100.98 per litre. Diesel also continues to be at Rs 92.99 a litre, the highest among metros.

In several parts of the country, petrol has already crossed the Rs 100-mark including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, almost all districts of Andhra Pradesh, parts of Telangana and in Leh.

Petrol in Ganganagar, Rajasthan is the costliest across the country at Rs 105.80 a litre while diesel prices are also near the century mark at Rs 98.63 a litre.

(Inputs from IANS)


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