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Fuel on fire, Petrol & Diesel rates at record high across the country

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices have touched an all-time high across the country on Friday, October 1, 2021. This comes on the back of global oil prices finding themselves at a three-year high.

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In the national capital, petrol prices have been increased by 25 paise from Rs 101.64 per litre to ₹ 101.89 per litre and diesel has become dearer by 30 paise from Rs 89.87 per litre to ₹ 90.17 per litre, according to Indian Oil Corporation.

In Mumbai, the revised price of petrol is ₹ 107.95 per litre and diesel is ₹ 97.84 per litre. This is the third price increase in petrol and sixth in case of diesel since the end of a three-week-long hiatus in rate revision.(Also Read: How To Check Latest Petrol And Diesel Rates In Your City).
Among the four metro cities, fuel rates are the highest in Mumbai, according to the state-run oil refiner. Fuel rates vary across the states due to value-added tax or VAT.

Here are the petrol and diesel price across the metro cities:

City Petrol Diesel

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Delhi 101.89 90.17

Mumbai 107.95 97.84

Chennai 99.58 94.74

Kolkata 102.47 93.27

State-run oil refiners such as Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum, and Hindustan Petroleum revise the fuel rates on a daily basis, by taking into account the crude oil prices in international markets as well as the rupee-dollar exchange rates. Any changes in petrol and diesel prices are implemented with effect from 6 am every day.

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