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Fuel prices hiked for 8th time this month ; Check latest rates in your city

By Priyanka Verma 
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Fuel prices hiked for 8th time this month ; Check latest rates in your city

After being stable for a day, petrol and diesel prices have been hiked again on Friday. While petrol has become costlier by 28-29 paise, diesel has been increased by 34-35 paise across the country. The auto fuel prices have been raised for eighth time this month.

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In Delhi, the petrol price was hiked by 29 paise while diesel by 29 paise, according to a price notification by state-owned fuel retailers. The hike took petrol rates in the national capital to ₹92.34 while diesel stood at ₹82.95 on Wednesday.

The rates continued to soar above ₹100 in some Madhya Pradesh cities and parts of Rajasthan. In Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar, petrol is costing people ₹103.27 while diesel ₹95.70.

MP’s Bhopal had on Wednesday earned the distinction of being the first state capital in the country to see petrol cross ₹100 mark. Petrol in the city now costs ₹100.38 a litre and diesel is retailing at 91.31.

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) revise the fuel prices on a daily basis in line with benchmark international price and foreign exchange rates.

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The price of auto fuel in India depends on international crude oil prices, rupee-dollar exchange rate. The central government and states levy various taxes — excise duty and Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel. Central and state taxes make up for 60% of the retail selling price of petrol and over 54% of diesel.Dealer’s commission and freight charges are also added in the fuel price.

Here are the prices in your city

Mumbai: Petrol prices – ₹98.65 per litre; diesel prices – ₹90.11 per litre

Kolkata: Petrol prices – ₹92.44 per litre; diesel prices – ₹85.79 per litre

Chennai: Petrol prices – ₹94.19 per litre; diesel prices – ₹87.90 per litre

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Bengaluru: Petrol prices – ₹95.41 per litre; diesel prices – ₹87.94 per litre

Hyderabad: Petrol prices – ₹95.97 per litre; diesel prices – ₹90.43 per litre

Thiruvananthapuram: Petrol prices – ₹94.14 per litre; diesel prices – ₹89.01 per litre

Jaipur: Petrol prices – ₹99.02 per litre; diesel prices – ₹91.80 per litre

Patna: Petrol prices – ₹94.69 per litre; diesel prices – ₹88.31 per litre

Chandigarh: Petrol prices – ₹88.82 per litre; diesel prices – ₹82.62 per litre

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Noida: petrol prices– ₹90.27 per litre; diesel prices – ₹83.41 per litre

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