Petrol, diesel prices rise to new high after fifth consecutive hike today
Today, oil marketing companies have increased petrol and disel prices by 35 paise per litre. With this petrol prices in Delhi reached to Rs 109.34 per litre while diesel is now retailing at Rs 98.07 per litre in the national capital.
Mumbaikars will shell out Rs 115.15 & Rs 106.23 for petrol and disel respectively. Petrol and diesel are now retailing at Rs 109.79 & Rs 101.19 in Kolkata. In Chennai, petrol will cost you a bit less at Rs 106.04 a litre while for diesel you have to pay Rs 102.25 per litre.
Petrol and diesel cost much more in the interior parts of the country. According to a report of PTI, in the border district of Madhya Pradesh, petrol has already breached the Rs 121 mark.
LPG prices are also expected to be hiked next week. LPG rates were last hiked by Rs 15 per cylinder on October 6, taking the total increase in rates since July to Rs 90 per 14.2-kg cylinder.