Petrol price up by 42 paise, diesel by Rs 1.03 a litre


Petrol price was Sunday night hiked by 42 paise a litre, the fourth increase in six weeks, and diesel rate was raised by Rs 1.03 a litre, the second hike in a fortnight.

The increase in rates, effective from Sunday midnight, is excluding state levies and the actual hike will be higher, the oil companies announced.

After including VAT, the hike in Delhi comes to 53 paise and in case of diesel it will be Rs 1.20 a litre.

Petrol will cost Rs 71.13 a litre from midnight as against Rs 70.60 currently. Similarly, a litre of diesel will be priced at Rs 59.02 as opposed to Rs 57.82 currently.

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