associate sponsors

Llyod
HDFC

Fuel prices rise for 15th straight day: Petrol now costs Rs 86.08 a litre in Mumbai, Rs 78.27 per litre in Delhi

New Delhi: The petrol price in the country's financial capital breached the Rs 86-a-litre mark on Monday as fuel prices across the country increased for the 15th day in a row after the resumption of the dynamic pricing system on 14 May.

Petrol was sold at Rs 86.08 per litre in Mumbai, against Rs 85.93 on Sunday, data from the Indian Oil Corp's website showed.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

In Mumbai, along with Delhi and Chennai, prices of the fuel have already touched all-time high levels and are making a record every single day.

The fuel was sold at Rs 78.27 and Rs 81.26 per litre in Delhi and Chennai, up from Rs 78.12 and Rs 81.11 a litre on Sunday.

In Kolkata, the price of petrol inched closer to a four-year high level at Rs 80.91 per litre. On Sunday, it was sold at Rs 80.76 a litre.

Although the persistent rise in domestic fuel prices is attributed to high crude oil prices, in the last four days prices of crude have receded, raising hopes of eventual ease in domestic fuel prices. The price of Brent crude oil has declined around $5 per barrel from Thursday to around $75 a barrel currently.

In line with petrol prices, the other key transportation fuel, diesel prices in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, rose to Rs 69.17. Rs 71.72, Rs 73.64 and Rs 73.03 per litre, all at fresh record high levels.


Updated Date: May 28, 2018 15:45 PM

Also Watch

Watch: The true stories from Dharavi that inspired Rajinikanth's Kaala
  • Thursday, March 8, 2018 Watch: Cyrus Khan talks about Parkour, jumping across walls and why he hates sitting
  • Thursday, May 31, 2018 Unwind: India's basketball sensation Amjyot Singh has his eyes set on becoming an NBA regular
  • Monday, May 28, 2018 First Day First Showsha — Review of Solo: A Star Wars Story in 10 questions
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 Social Media Star: Rajkummar Rao and Bhuvan Bam open up about selfie culture, online trolls

Also See



{if $hideJSforEU != 'yes'} {/if}