Petrol, diesel prices up for third straight day, nears Rs 104 in Chennai

Chennai: Petrol and diesel prices were hiked across metros for the third consecutive day today. With the fresh revision of 35 pase increase, the price of petrol in Delhi rose to its highest-ever level of Rs 106.89 a litre.

Petrol costs Rs 103.92 per litre, diesel Rs 99.92 in Chennai. In Mumbai, petrol and diesel prices per litre will cost Rs 112.78 and Rs 103.63 respectively while the same costs Rs 107.45 and Rs 98.73 in Kolkata.

According to reports, petrol is now 35.3 per cent more costly than aviation turbine fuel which is sold to airlines.

Petrol and diesel prices differ from state to state depending on local taxes.


NT Bureau