LPG hike effective now; Petrol, diesel price rise for 7th consecutive day

New Delhi: In yet another hike, the price of LPG domestic cylinder in Delhi was raised by Rs 50 per unit on Sunday. The new price has come into effect from February 15 midnight, 12 am. With this hike, now you will have to pay Rs 769 for one 14.2 kg LPG cylinder.

This is the second price hike in the month of February. Earlier on February 4, the price of cooking gas in the national capital and other metro cities was hiked by Rs 25, taking the price of LPG cylinder to Rs 719 in Delhi.

Amid rising crude oil prices in the international markets, the petrol and diesel prices were hiked in India for the seventh consecutive day, taking the rates to an all-time high across the metros.

Petrol and diesel prices were hiked for the seventh day on Monday, taking fuel prices to record highs.

In the national capital, the petrol price was hiked by 26 paise to Rs 88.99 per litre, while the diesel price soared to Rs 79.35 paise per litre.  In Mumbai, petrol prices crossed the Rs 95 per litre mark. Currently, petrol costs Rs 95.46 a litre the financial capital, while diesel is priced at Rs 86.35 a litre.  In Bengaluru, petrol now costs Rs 91.97 per litre, and diesel Rs 84.12 per litre.