In a relief to citizens of India, the petrol prices and diesel rates today went down across the country. On Tuesday, petrol prices were slashed by 19-22 paise whereas the diesel prices were cut by 21-23 paise. Fuel prices were slashed for the second consecutive day in the week.
Lets check the rates:- Petrol price in Delhi is Rs 90.56 per litre, in Mumbai, one litre will cost you Rs 96.98. Petrol price in Chennai is Rs 92.58 per litre, and in Kolkata is Rs 90.77 per litre.
Diesel in Delhi, costs Rs 80.87. Diesel price in Mumbai is Rs 87.96 per litre, Rs 85.88 per litre in Chennai, and Rs 83.75 per litre in Kolkata.
The fall in oil prices comes after a blockage at strategic Suez Canal which impacted global Impex industry. At present, crude prices are reacting to the negative news flows. The Brent crude futures slipped to $63 levels a barrel on Monday. Similarly, the US crude traded lower. The WTI crude oil traded lower by 1.05 per cent at $59.92, while Brent is down by 0.78 per cent at $63.65 levels.