Petrol, diesel prices up again
New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices were increased by 6 paise and 15-16 paise, respectively for the second successive day across major cities of the country on Friday.
In Delhi, petrol prices rose to Rs 74.74 (6 paise increase) a litre as against Rs 74.68 on Thursday while diesel price peaked to Rs 67.24 per litre as compared to Rs 67.09 a litre on Thursday, as per data from Indian Oil Corporation website.
In Kolkata, petrol costs Rs 77.40 a litre, in Chennai, Rs 77.70 a litre, and in Mumbai at Rs 80.40 a litre on Friday after the increase.
Similarly, in Kolkata, diesel costs Rs 69.66 a litre, in Chennai Rs 71.09 a litre, and in Mumbai, Rs 70.55 a litre after an increase of 16 paise.