New Delhi: The fuel price hikes again in the country. As per the modified rates, 42 paise for petrol and 1.03 Rs. for one litre diesel increased after including VAT.
The modified rates effective from midnight, Sunday.This are the second price hike in this year. The price of petrol and diesel was increased earlier in this year as Rs. 1.29 for petrol and 97 paise for diesel.
After including VAT, the hike in Delhi comes to 53 paise for petrol and 1.20 a litre for diesel. Hence the actual hike will be higher; the oil companies’ announced.
Petrol in the national capital will cost 71.13 a litre as against 70.60 currently. Similarly, a litre of diesel will be priced at 59.02 as opposed to 57.82 currently. The price of petrol was hiked on Sunday night, the second increase in three weeks.