If allowed, this will be the fifth increase in cooking gas rates across all categories - households using subsidised gas for cooking and heating purposes, non-subsidised fuel and industrial-sized gas.
Congress leaders on Tuesday protested against rising fuel prices by holding a demonstration near a petrol pump in Lakdikapul in the city.
The announcement comes just days before a United Nations climate conference known as COP26 opens in Glasgow.
Petrol and diesel prices witnessed a hike for the fifth consecutive day across the country on Sunday.
All India Motor Transport Congress state president Murugan Venkatachalam claimed that orders have dropped by 50 per cent because of the transportation cost.
The Congress general secretary tagged a media report which said that this year petrol prices have increased by a record Rs 23.53.
Rates have been increased across the country and differ from state to state depending on the incidence of value-added tax.
The price of petrol in Delhi rose to its highest-ever level of Rs 106.89 a litre and Rs 112.78 per litre in Mumbai, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.
Uttar Pradesh Minister Upendra Tiwari says fuel prices don't matter, '95 per cent people don't need petrol'
Dismissing criticism over the rising fuel prices, Uttar Pradesh Minister Upendra Tiwari said 95 per cent people have no use for petrol.
Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Centre over rising prices of petrol and diesel and said the government is playing a cruel joke on the public.
EU chief wanted the bloc to double down on a swift transition to clean energy from wind and sun, which can be domestically produced and will ultimately be a lot cheaper than imported fossil fuels.
The disparity between climate goals and fossil fuel extraction plans — termed the “production gap” — will widen until at least 2040, according to a UN-backed study released Wednesday.
49-year-old Bhabesh Kalita is a former minister who was appointed as the state BJP president in June this year.
Meanwhile, Commissioner of Police V Satyanarayana said that the department was deploying various teams to ensure that the Huzurabad bypoll was conducted in a free and fair manner.
The soaring prices of petrol and diesel and damage to summer crops due to unseasonal and erratic rains in several states are driving up the prices, according to traders.