Petrol price scaled to an all-time high in Mumbai and Delhi after state-owned fuel retailers hiked the rates on Friday. In Mumbai, the price of petrol now stands at Rs 92.04 per litre.
One litre of petrol in Delhi now costs Rs 85.45, as against Thursday’s rate of Rs 85.20, according to Indian Oil Corporation, the country's largest fuel retailer.
Diesel price was also hiked on Friday. In the national capital, the price of diesel now stands at Rs 75.63 per litre. The diesel price in Mumbai is Rs 82.40 per litre.
Rates have been increased across the country and vary from state to state depending on the incidence of local sales tax or VAT.