Petrol, diesel prices cut by 9 paise per litre
New Delhi [India], June 2 (NT): After touching the historic hike in fuel prices and facing the ridiculous remarks from opposition parties, Prices for petrol and diesel were dropped by nine paise on Saturday.
In Delhi, petrol now costs Rs 78.20 a litre, and diesel costs Rs 69.11 per litre.
On Friday, price for petrol was dropped Rs 78.29 per litre, while diesel price was fallen Rs 69.20 a litre in the national capital.
The revised petrol prices in other metro cities are - Rs 80.84 in Kolkata, Rs 86.01 in Mumbai and Rs 81.19 in Chennai.
Meanwhile, the revised diesel prices in other metro cities are - Rs 71.66 in Kolkata, Rs 73.58 in Mumbai and 72.97 in Chennai.
IOC (Indian oil corporation Ltd) also raised the prices of subsidized and non-subsidized domestic cooking gas cylinders by Rs2.34 and Rs48, respectively on Friday.
This is consecutive third day drop in fuel prices, as fuel prices reaching a record hike in India. there has been a demand for an excise duty cut on petrol and diesel. The Narendra Modi led government has so far declined to roll back its decision to link domestic and international fuel prices and said that it was working in the direction of a long-term solution.