New Delhi (Anish Yande): Petrol and diesel prices have been increased again this week. The fuel prices were hiked for the third time in the first week of June. The petrol prices in Mumbai surpassed the Rs 101 mark for the first time. Check the rates of petrol and diesel in your city.
Petrol and diesel prices increase:
On Sunday, prices of petrol have risen by 27 paise and the price of diesel increased by 31 paise. According to state-owned fuel retailers, diesel prices are raised by 29 paise a litre in Delhi to Rs 84.07 per litre. Petrol prices are hiked by 27 paise per litre, increasing to Rs 95.03 per litre.
Indian oil retailers such as Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd adjust the prices daily according to changes in foreign exchange rates and benchmark international prices.
Previously this week, members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries approved the relaxation of curbs on the production of oil and fuel. The members provided the approval following the rising oil demand.
Prices of fuel rise in Indian cities:
In Mumbai, the petrol prices crossed the Rs 100-mark on May 29, 2021. Fuel prices had previously surpassed the Rs 100-mark in cities across Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra. Prices of petrol have crossed the Rs 100-mark in Bhopal, Indore, Sriganganagar, Rewa, Anuppur. Bhopal had become the first capital city in an Indian state where the prices of petrol have crossed the Rs 100 mark.
In Parbhani in Maharashtra, petrol prices have surpassed the Rs 100 mark as well. Fuel rates in some cities of Rajasthan are the highest in India with a petrol litre available at Rs 104.43 and diesel prices are at Rs 97.15 per litre.
In Chennai, the prices of petrol are at Rs 96.47 per litre and diesel prices are at Rs 90.66 per litre. In Kolkata, petrol prices are at Rs 95.02 per litre and prices of diesel are at Rs 88.88 per litre.
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