Fuel prices remained unchanged for the second straight day, still records high

Fuel rates remained unchanged across the country for the second consecutive day on Tuesday after witnessing a hike for five straight days till Sunday

The petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged for the straight second day on Tuesday after witnessing a hike for 5 consecutive days till Sunday.


Petrol and diesel rates were hiked on October 24 for the fifth consecutive day by 35 paise per litre each, pushing the rates to new high record across the country.


As per to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers, the price of petrol in the national capital rose to its highest record level of rupees 107 per litre and rupees 113.46 per litre in the business capital of the country, Mumbai.


In Mumbai and Delhi, diesel retails for rupees 104.38 and rupees 96.32 per litre.


Petrol rates has already hit the rupees 100-a-litre mark in almost all the cities in India, while diesel has touched that mark in over one-and-a-half dozen states and also UTs in the country.


West Bengal became the latest state to have the nation's most used fuel above rupees 100-per litre mark, on Sunday. Fuel prices differ from state to state, depending on the local taxes and VAT charges.


Petrol rates has been hiked for 21 times since September 28. Petrol rates has rose by rupees 6.4 per litre and diesel by rupees 7.70 per litre in 24 hikes since September 24.

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