Gasoline and diesel prices hit record highs. Check the latest rates in your city
After being flat for a day, gasoline and diesel prices rose again on Friday for the eighth time this month.
In Delhi, the price of gasoline was increased by 29 paise while diesel by 29 paise, according to a price notification by state-owned fuel retailers. The hike has brought gasoline prices in the nation’s capital to ₹92.34 while the diesel was at ₹82.95 Wednesday.
Rates continued to climb above ₹100 in some towns of Madhya Pradesh and parts of Rajasthan.
MP Bhopal on Wednesday earned the distinction of being the country’s first state capital to see oil pass through ₹100 mark. Gasoline in town now costs ₹100.38 per liter and diesel sells for 91.31.
In Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar, gasoline costs people ₹103.27 in diesel ₹95.70.
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) review fuel prices daily in accordance with international benchmark prices and exchange rates.
Prices vary from state to state depending on the incidence of local taxes such as value added tax (VAT) and freight charges.
Central and state taxes account for 60% of the retail price of gasoline and over 54% of diesel. The government of the union levies ₹32.90 per liter of excise on gasoline and ₹31.80 on diesel.
Here are the prices in your city
Bombay: Gasoline prices – ₹98.65 per liter; diesel price – ₹90.11 per liter
Calcutta: Gasoline prices – ₹92.44 per liter; diesel price – ₹85.79 per liter
Chennai: Gasoline prices – ₹94.19 per liter; diesel price – ₹87.90 per liter
Bengaluru: Gasoline prices – ₹95.41 per liter; diesel price – ₹87.94 per liter
Hyderabad: Gasoline prices – ₹95.97 per liter; diesel price – ₹90.43 per liter
Thiruvananthapuram: Gasoline prices – ₹94.14 per liter; diesel price – ₹89.01 per liter
Jaipur: Gasoline prices – ₹99.02 per liter; diesel price – ₹91.80 per liter
Patna: Gasoline prices – ₹94.69 per liter; diesel price – ₹88.31 per liter
Chandigarh: Gasoline prices – ₹88.82 per liter; diesel price – ₹82.62 per liter
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