Petrol prices rise by 12-14 paise/litre
New Delhi, Aug. 23 (IANS): Petrol prices across the four metros rose for the fourth straight day on Sunday.
In Kolkata, petrol was sold for INR 83.01, higher by 14 paise from its previous level of INR 82.87 per litre.
Similarly, in Delhi and Mumbai, price of the fuel increased by 14 paise to INR 81.49 and INR 88.16 per litre respectively on Sunday. The price of the transportation fuel in Chennai was at INR 84.52 per litre, higher by 12 paise from INR 84.40 on Saturday.
Diesel prices are, however, same across the metros. In the national capital, diesel prices have remained stable since the Delhi government announced a 13.25 per cent reduction in the Value Added Tax on July 30, which had caused the price to fall by INR 8.36 per litre. Diesel is priced at INR 73.56 a litre in the national capital. Price of the fuel in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata was at INR 80.11, INR 78.86 and INR 77.06 per litre respectively.