While petrol price in most of the country is already above Rs 100-a-litre mark, diesel rates have crossed that level in a dozen states/UT including Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Bihar, Kerala, Karnataka and Ladakh.
Prices of auto fuels petrol and diesel rose on Friday too as global oil surged again, with benchmark Brent crude gaining over 1 per cent to cross $83 a barrel.
Fuel prices in Malkangiri district of Odisha hit all time high burning holes in common man’s pocket.
In Mumbai, the petrol price was stable at Rs 107.26 per litre on Wednesday while diesel rates also remained unchanged at Rs 96.19 a litre.
The 41 increases have taken up petrol prices by Rs 11.44 per litre in Delhi, while the diesel rates have spiked by Rs 8.74 per litre in the national capital.
The long price pause for auto fuels came after fuel prices increased for 41 days in the current financial year.
A youth from Odisha's Berhampur has come up with a unique innovation to deal with the rising fuel prices.
Similarly, the price of the fuel in the other key metros also continued the upward trend with petrol being sold at Rs 99.49 per litre in Chennai.
Fuel prices increased again across the country on Friday adding more misery to the common man's woe, as he already grapples with rising food prices amid shrinking income.
The price of petrol has just hit a high ceiling in the Malkangiri district of Odisha. In breaking all its previous records, the petrol price in Kalimela area of the district has touched Rs 100 per litre of the oil.
With no change in the prices on Sunday, fuel prices remained unchanged on 15 days and increased 15 days so far in the month of May.
Maintaining its rising trend, fuel prices increased again on Friday just after a day of pause with state-owned fuel retailers hiking rates of petrol and diesel by 29 paisa and 34 paisa per litre respectively in the national capital.
Petrol and diesel prices in the country remained unchanged on Saturday as oil marketing companies (OMCs) decided to pause the daily revision process and closely study global oil price movement before effecting any change in the domestic market.
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