Petrol prices rise for fourth consecutive day

Diesel prices are, however, the same across the metros. In the national capital, diesel prices have remained stable since the Delhi government announced a 13.25 percent reduction in the Value Added Tax on July 30, which had caused the price to fall by Rs 8.36 per liter.

Petrol prices rise for fourth consecutive day
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New Delhi: Petrol prices across the four metros rose for the fourth straight day on Sunday.


In Kolkata, petrol was sold for Rs 83.01, higher by 14 paise from its previous level of Rs 82.87 per liter.


Similarly, in Delhi and Mumbai, the price of the fuel increased by 14 paise to Rs 81.49 and Rs 88.16 per liter respectively on Sunday. The price of the transportation fuel in Chennai was at Rs 84.52 per liter, higher by 12 paise from Rs 84.40 on Saturday.


Diesel prices are, however, the same across the metros. In the national capital, diesel prices have remained stable since the Delhi government announced a 13.25 percent reduction in the Value Added Tax on July 30, which had caused the price to fall by Rs 8.36 per liter.


Diesel is priced at Rs 73.56 a litre in the national capital. The price of the fuel in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata was at Rs 80.11, Rs 78.86 and Rs 77.06 per liter respectively.


(IANS)


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