Petrol prices hit new high of Rs 84.70 per liter in Delhi, diesel at Rs 74.88


Fuel Prices: Domestic gasoline and diesel prices vary from state to state due to value added tax (VAT).

Gasoline, diesel prices today: Gasoline prices hit new highs of Rs 84.70 per liter in the nation’s capital on Thursday after state-owned fuel retailers raised prices for a second day in a row, following a five-day hiatus days. In the national capital, the price of gasoline was increased from 25 paise from Rs 84.45 per liter to Rs 84.70 per liter and diesel increased by a similar amount from Rs 74.63 per liter to Rs 74.88 per liter, according to the Indian Oil Corporation, the nation’s largest fuel retailer. It’s the highest gasoline price ever in Delhi, while diesel is at an all time high in Mumbai. The previous highest ever rate of 84 rupees per liter for gasoline in Delhi was hit on October 4, 2018. On that day, diesel also hit a record high of 75.45 rupees per liter. In Mumbai, revised gasoline and diesel prices were respectively Rs 91.32 per liter and Rs 81.60 per liter. (Read also: How to check the latest gasoline and diesel prices in your city)

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Here are the current gasoline and diesel prices (in rupees per liter):

City Gasoline Diesel
Delhi 84.70 74.88
Bombay 91.32 81.60
Chennai 87.40 80.19
Calcutta 86.15 78.47
Source: Indian oil

Oil marketing companies – Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum align domestic fuel prices with global benchmarks taking into account changes in exchange rates. Any change in fuel prices is implemented from 6 am every day. Fuel prices vary from state to state across the country due to value added tax or VAT.

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Oil prices stabilized on Monday after sharp increases last week, as severe coronavirus lockdowns around the world renewed concerns about global fuel demand, while a stronger US dollar also weighed on prices. price.


Brent fell 33 cents to $ 55.66 a barrel, after rebounding from the session low of $ 54.99. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) rose one cent to $ 52.25 a barrel.



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