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Fuel rates burn a hole in pocket, petrol, diesel prices at all-time high; check latest rates

In national capital Delhi, petrol and diesel prices were raised by Rs 0.35 to Rs 105.49 per litre and Rs 94.22 per litre respectively.

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New Delhi, First Published Oct 16, 2021, 10:09 AM IST
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Petrol and diesel prices soared yet again for the third consecutive day on Saturday taking its retail rates to record high levels across the country affecting consumers this festive season as fuel rates were hiked again by 35 paise a litre.

In national capital Delhi, petrol and diesel prices were raised by Rs 0.35 to Rs 105.49 per litre and Rs 94.22 per litre respectively.

In Mumbai, petrol is priced at Rs 111.43 per litre, while diesel now comes for Rs 102.15 a litre. The rates of petrol and diesel are the highest in Mumbai among all the four metro cities.

Petrol and diesel have been priced at Rs 106.10 per litre and Rs 97.33 per litre respectively in West Bengal's Kolkata. Meanwhile in Chennai, petrol and diesel cost Rs 102.70 per litre and Rs 98.59 per litre respectively.

This is the third straight day of 35 paise per litre increase in petrol and diesel prices. There was no change in rates on October 12 and 13.

Among the four metro cities, fuel rates are the highest in Mumbai. The new prices are implemented at 6 am every day. States and cities have different fuel prices because of the value-added taxes, local and freight charges which vary depending on the place.

Following are the prices of diesel and petrol in a few metro cities in the country:

Metro cities

Petrol (per litre)

Diesel (per litre)

Mumbai

Rs 111.43

Rs 102.15

Delhi

Rs 105.49

Rs 94.22

Kolkata

Rs 106.10

Rs 97.33

Hyderabad

Rs 109.73

Rs 102.80

Bengaluru

Rs 109.16

Rs 100.00

Chennai

Rs 102.70

Rs 98.59

Kochi

Rs 105.68

Rs 99.37

The fuel rates have touched record high levels across the country as petrol and diesel prices have gone up by Rs 3.85 and Rs 4 per litre each during October. Fuel rates have surged to record high levels with the fresh hike, affecting the consumers this festive season.

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