Petrol, diesel prices continue to rise: Breaks all the records
Fuel prices continued to soar upward on account of rupee depreciation and rise in international oil rates.
Fuel prices vary from state to state depending on local sales tax or value-added tax (VAT). Mumbai is worst affected by rising fuel prices and Delhi has the cheapest fuel rates among all metros.
According to IOCL data, post-hike, a litre petrol costs Rs 81.63 in Delhi, Rs 89.01 in Mumbai. A litre diesel costs Rs 73.54 in Delhi and at Rs 78.07 in Mumbai.
In Chennai, the petrol is retailed at Rs 84.85/litre on September 15 after seeing a 36 paise hike. Similarly, diesel price was up 25 paise to Rs 77.74/litre.
In Kolkata, a litre petrol costs Rs 83.49 after a 35 paise hike on Saturday. The cost of diesel increased by 3 paise to Rs 75.39/litre.
Fuel rates vary from city to city and from the pump to pump depending on local taxes and transportation cost.