Jaipur, May 27: After being steady for a day, the price of petrol and diesel were hiked again on Thursday, touches a fresh record high across the country.
With the recent hikes this month, petrol prices have already crossed the Rs 100-mark in several cities in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra.
In the national capital, the petrol price rose by 24 paise while that of diesel too inched up 29 paise.
Following the latest price revision, petrol in Delhi is now retailing at Rs 93.68 a litre while diesel is selling at Rs 84.61. In the financial capital Mumbai, petrol price neared the Rs 100-mark and now stands at Rs 99.94 while diesel costs Rs 91.87, data available on Indian Oil Corporation’s website showed.
Earlier this month, Bhopal became the first state capital to have petrol hit the three-figure mark and today Jaipur touched the historic milestone after petrol prices reached Rs 100.17 per litre.
Today’s fuel price hike marks the 14th occasion in the ongoing month after oil marketing companies (OMCs) resumed their price revisions ending an 18-day hiatus that coincided with the assembly elections in key states.