New Delhi: Diesel prices have been cut again today by the state oil companies. Today, the price of diesel has dropped from 22 to 25 paise. However, there has been no change in the price of petrol. Earlier, on July 30, the Delhi government had cut the price of diesel by Rs 8.36 due to which the price of diesel in Delhi was Rs 73.56 per liter in the market.
Talking about petrol, the price of petrol in Delhi is 81.14 per liter. At the same time, the price of petrol 78.02 and diesel has been increased to Rs 82.67 per liter in Mumbai, the financial capital of the country. Petrol in Chennai is selling at a rate of 84.21 per liter, while diesel is priced at 76.99 per liter. In Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, the price of petrol 82.67 and diesel is 75.09 per liter.
Let us tell you that petrol and diesel prices are revised at six in the morning. The new rates become effective from 6 in the morning. After adding excise duty, dealer commission and other things to the price of petrol and diesel, its price almost doubles. Prices of petrol and diesel are revised daily based on what the crude prices are in the global market with foreign exchange rates.