Fuel prices continue to rise, touch new high

Thiruvananthapuram: Oil marketing companies (OMCs) on Wednesday again raised the prices of petrol and diesel across major cities of the country. 

Petrol price was increased by 25 paise and diesel price was increased by 26 paise per litre.

In Thiruvananthapuram, one litre of petrol costs Rs 88.58 in the city while it is nearly Rs 90 in rural areas. In Kochi, petrol costs Rs 86.44 while diesel costs Rs 80.64.

In Mumbai, the price of petrol now stands at Rs 92.86 per litre. One litre of petrol in Delhi now costs Rs 86.30, as against Tuesday’s rate of Rs 86.05, according to Indian Oil Corporation, the country's largest fuel retailer.

In the national capital, the price of diesel now stands at Rs 76.48 per litre. The diesel price in Mumbai is Rs 83.30 per litre.

Rates have been increased across the country and vary from state to state depending on the incidence of local sales tax or VAT.



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