New Delhi, Sep 25: The fuel prices continued to hit new highs on Tuesday, as petrol is being sold at Rs 90.22 per litre and diesel is retailed at Rs 78.69 per litre in Mumbai.
While in Delhi, a litre of petrol has touched Rs 82.86 per litre and diesel is priced at Rs 74.12 per litre.
On Monday, the petrol price in Mumbai crossed the Rs 90-run mark.
Yesterday, in Patna petrol was reportedly sold at Rs 91.96/litre , the highest price in the country and diesel at Rs 79.68/litre.
According to the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), a litre of petrol in Bengaluru is being capped at Rs 83.37, in Hyderabad Rs 87.84, in Lucknow Rs 85.25, in Chennai Rs 86.13 and in Kolkata Rs 84.68.
In the meantime, Diesel price has reached Rs 74.40 a litre in Bengaluru, Rs 74.25/litre in Lucknow, Rs 80.62/litre in Hyderabad, Rs 78.36/litre in Chennai and Rs 75.97/litre in Kolkata.
As fuel prices have been witnessing steep hike since the past few weeks, the Opposition party has repeatedly blamed the Narendra Modi government for not taking effective measures to keep a check on fuel price hike.