Fuel prices hiked for 4th consecutive day

New Delhi, Oct 17:
Fuel prices rallied to their highest ever level as oil marketing companies increased prices of petrol and diesel on Sunday. In the national capital, the petrol and diesel prices were increased by 35 paise each. This was the fourth day when the prices were increased after a pause of two days on October 12 and 13, 2021. Post hike, petrol in Delhi was available at Rs 105.84 per litre while diesel at Rs 94.57 per litre. In Kolkata, petrol prices were increased by 33 paise and a litre of petrol was sold at Rs 106.43. Similarly, diesel prices were increased by 35 paise and a litre of diesel was retailed at Rs 97.68. In Mumbai, a litre of petrol costs Rs 111.77 while diesel Rs 102.52. One litre of petrol was available at Rs 103.01 and diesel at Rs 98.92 in Chennai. Prices differ from state to state depending on the rate of local taxes. (UNI)