Petrol, diesel prices are now like creepers, they are rising with each passing day. After a two-day pause, the prices of petrol and diesel has been hiked yet again. The petrol, diesel prices has been hiked in metro cities on October 14, according to the price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.
This time, the petrol price has been hiked by 0.31 to 0.37 paisa and diesel rates jumped by 35 paise. According to the Indian Oil Corporation, in Delhi, the prices of petrol and diesel are Rs 104.79 and Rs 93.52 per litre respectively.
In Mumbai, the petrol price is Rs 110.75 per litre and the price of diesel stands at Rs 101.4 per litre. Whereas in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal, the petrol price now stands at Rs 113.37 per litre and the price of diesel stands at Rs 102.66 per litre. In West Bengal’s Kolkata, the petrol and diesel prices are 105.43 and Rs 96.63 respectively. In Chennai, the petrol and diesel prices are Rs 102.10 and Rs 97.93 per litre.
The petrol and diesel prices are rising every day, the only two days when there was a pause in petrol, diesel hike was on October 12 and 13. The price of petrol and diesel varies from city to city because of the incidence of local taxes.
Due to the surge in international oil prices, there has been a hiatus in rates for petrol and diesel. Since then, the petrol prices have gone up by Rs 2.35 and diesel prices increased by Rs 3.5 paise per litre.
In other news, after a dramatic win against Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 on Wednesday at Sharjah Cricket ground, the Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan said a proper postmortem of the last four overs (1,1,W,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,W,2,0,1,0,0,W,1,0,W,W,6) will be done later.