Diesel costs Rs 68.92 a litre in Delhi, Rs 72.27 a litre in Mumbai, Rs 71.29 per litre in Kolkata and Rs 72.83 a litre in Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation website.
Diesel prices cost Rs 68.79 a litre in Delhi, Rs 72.14 a litre in Mumbai, Rs 71.15 a litre in Kolkata and Rs 72.69 in Chennai.
Diesel prices cost Rs 68.68 a litre in Delhi, Rs 72.02 a litre in Mumbai, Rs 71.04 a litre in Kolkata and Rs 72.58 in Chennai.
Retail pump price of petrol was hiked by 9 paise per litre and that of diesel by 11 paise, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.
The retail prices of petrol and diesel are dependent on the global crude oil prices and the rupee-US dollar exchange rate as India imports 80 per cent of its crude requirements.
In Chennai, petrol costs Rs 78.20 per litre while diesel price went up to Rs 71.89, a litre, after the price increase.
Petrol prices increased for the second consecutive day, while the increase in diesel prices continued for the fifth consecutive day.
Diesel in Mumbai costs Rs 70.39 a litre, in Chennai Rs 70.93 a litre and in Kolkata Rs 69.50 a litre.
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The increase pushed price of petrol to Rs 75 per litre in the national capital and that of diesel to Rs 66.04 per litre.
Iran imposed petrol rationing and raised pump prices by at least 50 per cent on Friday, saying the move was aimed at helping citizens in need with cash handouts.
Petrol prices in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai remained unchanged at Rs 73.30, Rs 76.00, Rs 78.97 and Rs 76.18 per litre, respectively.
Petrol price rose by 20 paise/litre in Mumbai, Kolkata and Delhi on Sunday, and by 21 paise/litre in Chennai.
Petrol prices in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai were reduced by nine paise per litre, while in Kolkata there was a reduction of eight paise per litre.
On Friday, petrol prices in Delhi and Mumbai fell down by 12 paisa a litre; 11 paisa/litre in Kolkata and 13 paisa/litre in Chennai.