Petrol price up 15 paise after over 2-week hiatus

New Delhi: Petrol price on Tuesday was increased by 15 paise per litre and diesel by 18 paise as state-owned fuel retailers started passing on the increase in international oil prices to consumers after an 18-day hiatus.

Petrol now costs Rs 90.55 per litre in Delhi, up from Rs 90.40, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.

A litre of diesel comes for Rs 80.91, as against Rs 80.73 previously.

Rates have been increased across the country and vary from state to state depending on the local incidence of taxation (VAT).

 

 

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