New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices on Wednesday scaled new highs in the country as rates were hiked for the second day in a row.
Petrol price was hiked by 30 paise per litre and diesel by 25 paise a litre, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.
The increase took petrol price to an all-time high of Rs 87.60 a litre in Delhi and to Rs 94.12 in Mumbai.
Diesel rates rose to Rs 77.73 per litre in the national capital and to an all-time high of Rs 84.63 in Mumbai.
Rates vary from state to state depending on the local incidence of taxation (VAT).
Fuel rates had gone up by 30 paise per litre each on Tuesday.
So far this year, prices have risen by Rs 3.89 per litre in case of petrol and by Rs 3.86 on diesel.