Fuel price touches fresh high; Petrol at Rs 88.26/litre in Mumbai, Rs 80.87/litre in Delhi

The fuel prices continued to rise on Tuesday morning, with the price of Petrol increasing by Rs 0.14 in both Delhi and Mumbai.

Fuel price touches fresh high; Petrol at Rs 88.26/litre in Mumbai, Rs 80.87/litre in Delhi
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NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The fuel prices continued to rise on Tuesday morning, with the price of Petrol increasing by Rs 0.14 in both Delhi and Mumbai.

Petrol price touched Rs 80.87/litre in Delhi and Rs 88.26/litre in Mumbai.

Both the metros also witnessed a rise in diesel prices.

In Delhi, diesel prices stood at Rs 72.97/litre, up by Rs 0.14/litre. In Mumbai, the price of diesel touched Rs 77.47/litre, up by Rs 0.15/litre.

Prices of non-branded petrol in metro-cities

Cities (Rs/litre)
New Delhi 80.87
Kolkata 83.75
Mumbai 88.26
Chennai 84.05

Prices of non-branded diesel in metro-cities

Cities (Rs/litre)
New Delhi 72.97
Kolkata 75.82
Mumbai 77.47
Chennai 77.13

(Source: Indian Oil) Prices may vary from outlet to outlet within a city

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has termed the hike in petroleum products as a `momentary difficulty` owing to an international crisis. On Monday, the Opposition – led by Congress – called for a Bharat Bandh over the rising fuel prices, which witnessed several incidents of violence.

Fuel price surge has been primarily due to the high cost of global crude oil and a weak rupee.

 

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