The retail price of petrol has reached above Rs 100 a liter in six states and union territories… Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Ladakh. Petrol in Delhi touched an all-time high of Rs 95.85 per liter while diesel is at Rs 86.75 per litre.
New Delhi. Oil companies on Friday petrol and diesel Once again increased the price. With this, after petrol in Rajasthan, now the price of diesel has also reached close to Rs 100 a liter. According to the notification of the public sector fuel companies, the price of petrol has been increased by 29 paise per liter while that in diesel by 28 paise per liter. This is the 22nd time after May 4, when fuel prices have been increased. Due to this, the prices of petrol and diesel have reached a record level across the country. The retail price of petrol has reached above Rs 100 a liter in six states and union territories… Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Ladakh. Petrol in Delhi touched an all-time high of Rs 95.85 per liter while diesel is at Rs 86.75 per litre. Fuel prices vary from state to state due to different local taxes and Value Added Tax (VAT) rates. Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar district, close to the India-Pakistan border, has the highest fuel prices.
There petrol has reached Rs 106.94 per liter while diesel has reached Rs 99.80 per liter. This is the first district in the country where petrol had reached Rs 100 a liter in mid-February this year. Better quality petrol costs Rs 110.22 a liter in the city while diesel costs Rs 103.47 a litre. Rajasthan levies VAT at the highest rate on petrol and diesel in the country. It is followed by Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Mumbai became the first metropolis on 29 May, where petrol reached the price of Rs 100 a liter. There now petrol is at Rs 102.40 a liter while diesel is at Rs 94.15 a liter. Petrol has become costlier by Rs 5.45 a liter, while diesel has increased by Rs 6.02 a liter due to the increase in fuel prices 22 times since May 4. Oil companies revise the prices of petrol and diesel daily based on the last 15 days average price of the standard fuel in the international market and fluctuations in the foreign currency exchange rate.
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