Petrol prices have breached all-time high levels in Mumbai after state-owned oil companies revised the rates by 25 paise per litre on Monday. In Mumbai, petrol price increased to Rs 91.56 a litre on just 51 paise short of all-time high level of Rs 91.34 reached on October 4, 2018.
Diesel prices in the city also marked an all-time high of Rs 81.87.
The difference between the prices of petrol and diesel in Mumbai now stands at Rs 9.69.
Accordingly, petrol prices in Delhi increased by 25 paise a litre on Monday to Rs 84.95. Diesel was sold at 75.13 per litre, up from Rs 74.88, according to the largest state-owned fuel retailer, Indian Oil Corporation.
Meanwhile, in Kolkata petrol was sold at Rs 86.39 and diesel at Rs 78.72. In Chennai, the price of petrol stood at Rs 87.72 and that of diesel at Rs 80.52.
Earlier, petrol price had been static since September 22, and diesel rates hadn't changed since October 2. It started rising in November and again went for pause since December 8. Since then, it increased on January 6 and again on January 7.