Petrol and diesel prices were hiked once again and for the second consecutive day on Sunday, June 27 records highest. It is the fifteenth hike in the month of June and 31st hike since May and the price of petrol has risen by Rs 8.06 per litre and diesel by Rs 8.37 per litre.
According to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers petrol rates was hiked by 35 paise per litre and diesel 25 paise per litre in India.
In Delhi the prices of petrol hit an all-time high of Rs 98.46 a litre, while diesel is now priced at Rs 88.90 per litre.
The petrol price in Mumbai reached a new high of Rs 104.56 per litre on Sunday and diesel price also increased by 26 paisa per litre
to reach Rs 96.42 a litre which is the highest among all metros cities.
The price of petrol and diesel in Chennai was Rs 99.49 and Rs 93.46 per litre and Rs 98.30 and Rs 91.75 per litre in Kolkata respectively. Rates have been increased all over the country and differ from state to state depending on the value-added tax and local charges.