Petrol, diesel to cost more from tonight

Petrol and diesel prices in the country will rise marginally from midnight tonight, following the government`s decision to raise the commission paid to petrol pump dealers.

Last Updated: Sep 07, 2010, 22:44 PM IST

New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices in the
country will rise marginally from midnight tonight, following
the government`s decision to raise the commission paid to
petrol pump dealers.

Petrol prices in Delhi will rise by 11 paise to Rs 51.56
a litre, while diesel will be costlier by 9 paise at Rs 37.71
per litre, an Oil Ministry official said.

The increase in petrol prices across the country is in
the range of 11 to 12 paisa per litre, while diesel will be
around 9 to 10 paisa per litre more expensive.

PTI