The rising streak of fuel rates continued unabated for the tenth time in 15 days, making petrol costlier by ₹2.45 a litre and diesel by ₹2.78 since May 4 as state-run retailers on Tuesday raised the petrol rate by 27 paise per litre and diesel by 29 paise a litre.
For the tenth time in 15 days, fuel prices have risen, with petrol costing 2.45 pence per litre and diesel costing 2.78 pence per litre since May 4, as state-run retailers increased petrol rates by 27 pence per litre and diesel rates by 29 pence per litre on Tuesday.
While petrol price in Mumbai soared to ₹99.14 a litre on Tuesday, the costliest among major metros, it has already crossed the ₹100 marks in several cities, particularly in Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Some of the cities selling fuel over ₹100 per litre are Ratnagiri, Parbhari, Aurangabad, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jaisalmer, Ganganagar and Banswara.
Mumbai has the highest fuel prices among the major cities. On Tuesday, diesel in India’s financial capital was priced at $90.71 per litre. The current petrol pump price in Delhi is 92.85 per litre, while diesel is 83.51 per litre. Though Delhi’s fuel prices are the national average, retail prices for the two fuels vary by location due to differences in state taxes and local levies..