Petrol, Diesel Prices At All-Time Highs, Hiked For Fifth Day In A Row


Petrol, Diesel Prices At All-Time Highs, Hiked For Fifth Day In A Row

Fuel Rates Today: Both petrol and diesel prices were hiked in all four metro cities during the week

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today: Petrol and diesel prices touched all-time highs across the four metros on Saturday, February 13, after oil marketing companies increased the rates by almost 30-35 paise for the fifth straight day. In Delhi, the price of petrol was hiked by 30 paise from Rs 88.14 to Rs 88.44, and diesel was increased by 35 paise from Rs 77.38 per litre to Rs 78.74 per litre, according to Indian Oil Corporation, the country’s largest fuel retailer. Meanwhile, in Mumbai, the revised petrol and diesel rates stood at Rs 94.93 per litre and Rs 85.70 per litre respectively. Currently, the fuel rates are the highest in Mumbai out of all the four metros. (Also ReadHow To Check Latest Petrol And Diesel Rates In Your City)

Here are the current prices of petrol and diesel (in rupees per litre):

City Petrol Diesel
Delhi 88.44 78.74
Mumbai 94.93 85.70
Chennai 90.70 83.86
Kolkata 89.73 82.33
Source: Indian Oil

Petrol and diesel prices have recorded an upswing since January 6, 2021, after staying unchanged for almost a month. The fuel prices have increased amid a rally in global crude oil prices, with COVID-19 vaccination drives continuing across the world.