New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices were hiked for the seventh consecutive day on Monday due to rising prices in the international markets, taking the fuel prices to a fresh record high. In the latest revision, the prices of petrol and diesel in the national capital were increased by 30 paise and 35 paise per liter respectively.
With the latest changes, petrol and diesel are now being sold at record high prices. For example, a liter of petrol in Delhi now costs Rs 104.44 per liter as against its previous price of Rs 104.14 per liter, while in Mumbai the fuel is selling for Rs 110.41.
As per the daily price notification by the oil retailers, the diesel prices have gone up to Rs 92.82 in Delhi against the previous price of Rs 93.17 per litre. Diesel is being sold at Rs 101.03 per liter in the financial capital of India.
Petrol is selling at Rs 105.10 per liter in Kolkata while diesel is being sold at Rs 96.28 per litre. Meanwhile, in Chennai, petrol is being sold at Rs 101.79 per liter while diesel is being sold at Rs 97.59 per litre.
Petrol prices had remained stable since September 5, but oil companies hiked their pump prices this week due to the recent rise in product prices. Petrol prices have also increased by Rs 1.45 per liter in six out of the last eight days.