Petrol, diesel prices rise again

New Delhi : The prices of petrol and diesel on Wednesday rose again to a new record level after remaining stable on Tuesday.

Petrol became costlier by up to 25 paise and diesel by 27 paise in four metro cities of the country.

According to Indian Oil Corporation, Petrol and diesel prices in the national capital on Wednesday rose by 25 paise to Rs 95.56 and Rs 86.47 per liter respectively. Petrol and diesel prices have been increased for 21 days from May 4 till now, while there has been no change in prices for the remaining 16 days. Petrol has become costlier by Rs 5.16 and diesel by Rs 5.74 in Delhi during this period.

In Mumbai, petrol became costlier by 24 paise to Rs 101.76, in Chennai by 23 paise to Rs 96.94 and in Kolkata by 24 paise to Rs 95.52 per liter.

Diesel became costlier by 27 paise in Mumbai, 23 paise in Chennai and 25 paise in Kolkata. The price of a liter of diesel has gone up to Rs 93.85 in Mumbai to Rs 89.32 in Kolkata and Rs 91.15 in Chennai.

The prices of petrol and diesel in four metros of the country on Wednesday are as follows:






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