New Delhi: The price of diesel overtook that of petrol following the 18th-day consecutive hike. Diesel is now 20 paise more expensive than petrol here.
Diesel is priced at ₹79.88 per litre and petrol costs ₹79.76 per litre.
In the last 18 days, the cumulative rise has been ₹9.41 per litre for petrol and ₹9.58 per litre for diesel.
In Bhubaneswar, the price of petrol (₹80.3) is still higher than that of diesel (₹78.04).