New Delhi: Amid the grappling phase due to the second wave of COVID-19, the oil manufacturing companies have added to the woes of people by increasing the fuel prices across the country for the third consecutive day.
As per the notification, petrol price was hiked by 25 paise a litre and diesel too by 25 paise per litre.
The increase took petrol and diesel prices to their highest-ever level across the country.
The petrol rates in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal crossed the Rs 100-mark, while in the country's financial hub, Mumbai, the petrol rate is only a rupee short of touching the grim mark of Rs 100. In the national capital, Delhi, petrol is retailing at Rs 92.05, while diesel is at Rs 82.61.
In Thiruvananthapuram, petrol is retailing at Rs 94.10 while diesel is at Rs 88.90.