New Delhi: Petrol price was on Tuesday hiked by Rs. 2.58 a litre and diesel by Rs. 2.26 per litre, the second increase in rates this month. Petrol will cost Rs. 65.60 a litre in Delhi after the increase while diesel will cost Rs. 53.93/litre. Prices were last hiked on May 17.
“The current level of international product prices of petrol and diesel and Rupee-U.S. dollar exchange rate warrant increase in price of petrol and diesel, the impact of which is being passed on to the consumers with this price revision,” said Indian Oil Corporation in a statement. — PTI