Petrol Prices Breach Rs 100 Mark In Thane; Nears Three Figures In Mumbai

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In Delhi, petrol prices were increased by 24 paise from Rs 93.44 per litre to Rs 93.68 per litre and diesel prices were increased by 29 paise from Rs 84.32 per litre to Rs 84.61 per litre, according to Indian Oil Corporation

Petrol prices crossed the Rs 100 mark in Thane district of Maharashtra on Thursday and inching towards the Rs 100 mark in Mumbai with petrol now costing Rs 99.94 per litre in the financial capital. Diesel is priced at Rs 91.87 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 91.99 per litre in the neighbouring city.

This is the 14th increase in prices since May 4, when state-owned oil firms ended an 18-day hiatus in rate revision they observed during assembly elections in states like West Bengal. In 14 increases so far, petrol price has risen by Rs 3.28 per litre and diesel by Rs 3.88.

In Delhi, petrol prices were increased by 24 paise from Rs 93.44 per litre to ₹ 93.68 per litre and diesel prices were increased by 29 paise from ₹ 84.32 per litre to ₹ 84.61 per litre, according to Indian Oil Corporation.

In Chennai, petrol costs Rs 95.28 and diesel Rs 98.39 while in Kolkata, the prices are Rs 93.72 and Rs 87.46 respectively.

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The petrol rates have already crossed the Rs 100-mark in several cities in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Fuel rates vary across the states in the country due to value-added tax or VAT.

Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan had the costliest petrol and diesel in the country at Rs 104.67 per litre and Rs 97.49 a litre, respectively.


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