New Delhi: c, India Today reported.
Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 25 paise per litre each, according to a price notification from oil marketing companies. This has taken the petrol price in Delhi to Rs 85.70 per litre and in Mumbai to Rs 92.28. Diesel rate climbed to Rs 75.88 a litre in Delhi and to Rs 82.66 per litre in Mumbai, the price data showed.
This is the second consecutive day of the rate increase and the fourth this week. In all, prices have gone up by Re 1 per litre this week.
Fuel prices are now at a record high in the country.
Earlier this week, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan week blamed Saudi oil output cut for the surge in oil prices but remained non-committal on tax cuts.