Fuel prices continue to rise, petrol up by 23 paise in Delhi, Mumbai

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 20, 2019, 09:15 AM(IST)

Prices are set to be raised further given the sharp jump in crude oil prices in the international markets. It will have a cascading impact on the prices of other items and lead to inflationary pressure and hurt growth. It will have a cascading effect on the prices of other items. Photograph:( AFP )

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Diesel, on the other hand, was selling for Rs 65.45 per litre - up by Rs 0.29 - in Delhi. A litre of diesel is selling for Rs 68.53, up by Rs. 0.31, in Mumbai.

Petrol prices on Sunday in the national capital and in Mumbai rose by Rs 0.23 at Rs 70.95 per litre and Rs 76.58 respectively. 

Diesel, on the other hand, was selling for Rs 65.45 per litre - up by Rs 0.29 - in Delhi. A litre of diesel is selling for Rs 68.53, up by Rs. 0.31, in Mumbai.

Fuel prices witnessed a fresh hike on Saturday, adding to commuters' woes.

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In New Delhi, petrol was being sold 17 paise higher at Rs 70.72/litre, and diesel at Rs 65.16/litre after a 19 paise hike.

Also, petrol was retailing at Rs 76.35/litre (increased by 17 paise) and diesel at Rs. 68.22/litre (increased by 20 paise) in Mumbai on Saturday.

The rise in prices comes amidst the revision of global crude oil prices owing to a possible stifling of supply in the near future.

(With inputs from ANI

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