Fuel prices at record high; Petrol
breaches Rs 99/litre in Mumbai
Under the new found preference for revising fuel prices every
alternate day, the Oil and marketing companies (OMCs) raised the
pump prices of petrol and diesel yet again on Tuesday.
Accordingly, the price of petrol increased by 27 paise per litre to
Rs 92.85 a litre in Delhi while diesel price increased a tad higher
by 29 paise to Rs 83.51 a litre on Tuesday.
Across the country as well the petrol and diesel prices increased
between 25-30 paise per litre on Tuesday but its actual retail
prices varied depending on the level of local levies in respective
The OMCs are following the practice of changing petrol and fuel
rates every alternate day rather than undertaking changes on a
daily basis for past few days. Accordingly, the Tuesday's price
hike came after there was no change on Monday. Read More