No respite for consumers as fuel price rises for seventh consecutive day
The prices of petrol and diesel saw a further rise on Saturday morning with an increase by Rs 0.16 per litre on petrol and Rs 0.21 litre on diesel.
While the price of petrol rose to Rs 78.68 per litre in Delhi and Rs 86.09 per litre in Mumbai. Diesel scaled a new high and is available at Rs 70.42 per litre in Delhi and Rs 74.76 per litre in Mumbai.
The price of petrol had crossed the Rs 78 per litre mark in Delhi for the first time in more than two-and-half-months on Tuesday.
The fuel prices have been on a consistent rise for several days.
Fuel prices have witnessed a sharp hike since August 26.
The prices have climbed steadily since August 26.
Price of petrol in Delhi at Rs 78.68/litre (increase by Rs 0.16/litre) and price of diesel at Rs 70.42/litre (increase by Rs 0.21/litre). Price of petrol in Mumbai at Rs 86.09/litre (increase by Rs 0.16/litre) and price of diesel at Rs 74.76/litre (increase by Rs 0.22/litre). pic.twitter.com/hvwnsbzj7u— ANI (@ANI) September 1, 2018