Petrol and Diesel prices at all-time high in Delhi, Mumbai
New Delhi : Petrol price on Sunday crossed an all-time high mark at Rs 76.24 per litre and diesel reached to Rs 67.57 after oil prices kept on rising in the international market.
On Sunday the petrol prices were hiked by 33 paisa a litre which is also the highest since the daily price revision came into force in mid-June 2017, and diesel by 26 paisa, according to price notification issued by state-owned oil firms.
With the hike, the petrol prices the previous high of Rs 76.06 touched in Delhi on September 14, 2013.
This is the seventh straight day of price increase since oil PSUs on May 14 resumed daily price revision after a 19-day pre-Karnataka poll hiatus.
In India, petrol is the costliest in Mumbai where high local taxes has led a price of Rs 84.07 per litre. Petrol has breached Rs 80 mark in Bhopal (Rs 81.83 a litre), Patna (Rs 81.73), Hyderabad (Rs 80.76) and Srinagar (Rs 80.35), according to the price notification.
Petrol in Kolkata costs Rs 78.91 per litre while it is priced at Rs 79.13 in Chennai.
The cheapest petrol is available in Panjim where a litre comes for Rs 70.26.