In Mumbai, petrol has breached Rs. 101 per litre mark, currently standing at Rs. 101.25 per litre, after a hike of 27 paise, whereas diesel rates have gone up to Rs. 93.30 per litre, receiving a hike of 31 paise.
After a day’s pause, the state-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) on Sunday have increased fuel rates across the country. According to Indian Oil Corporation, petrol became costlier by 27 paise from ₹ 94.76 per litre to ₹ 95.03 per litre, while diesel prices soared by 29 paise from ₹ 85.66 per litre to ₹ 85.95 per litre in the national capital. In Mumbai, petrol has breached ₹ 101 per litre mark, currently standing at ₹ 101.25 per litre, after a hike of 27 paise, whereas diesel rates have gone up to ₹ 93.30 per litre, receiving a hike of 31 paise.
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Here are the petrol and diesel prices across five major metros on June 6, 2021:
|Delhi||₹ 95.03||₹ 85.95|
|Mumbai||₹ 101.25||₹ 93.30|
|Chennai||₹ 96.47||₹ 90.66|
|Kolkata||₹ 95.02||₹ 88.80|
|Bengaluru||₹ 98.20||₹ 91.12|
Fuel prices are currently at record highs across the country. Other metro cities too witnessed a similar hike in fuel rates. In Kolkata, petrol is priced at ₹ 95.02 per litre, while diesel costs ₹ 88.80 per litre. Prices of the two auto fuels in Chennai now stand at ₹ 96.47 per litre and ₹ 90.66 per litre. Petrol and diesel prices in Bengaluru have reached ₹ 98.20 per litre and ₹ 91.12 per litre, respectively.
In Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar district, petrol has touched new highs of ₹ 106.08 a litre, while diesel is priced at ₹ 98.94 per litre. In Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh, petrol retails at ₹ 105.38 a litre whereas diesel costs ₹ 96.55 a litre. Other regions where petrol and diesel rates have already crossed the ₹ 100 and ₹ 90 per litre mark, respectively, include – Nagpur, Thane, Pune, Navi Mumbai, Anuppur, Jaisalmer, Banswara, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Ratnagiri, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Nashik, and Parbhani. After Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, petrol has already breached ₹ 100 per litre mark in Leh, almost all districts of Andhra Pradesh and parts of Telangana.
Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum, and Hindustan Petroleum are the three leading oil marketing companies. They revise domestic fuel prices with global benchmarks by taking into account alterations in the foreign exchange rates accordingly. The fuel rates vary from state to state in the country due to the value-added tax or VAT.