New Delhi: Domestic petrol prices were raised in the metros for the fifth consecutive day on Monday whereas diesel rates were left unchanged at existing levels.
With today's hike, petrol prices have been raised eight times in the past nine days. In Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, the prices of petrol were raised by 12-14 paise per litre.
In Delhi, the price of petrol was revised to Rs 81.62 from Rs 81.49 per litre, while diesel prices were kept steady at Rs 73.56 per litre.
Fuel prices may vary in different parts of the country due to price of crude oil and local taxes.