Petrol price hiked 14 paise a litre, diesel by 10 paise

Petrol will now cost Rs64.72 a litre in Delhi as against Rs64.58 per litre and diesel will cost Rs52.61 per litre as against Rs52.51 at present


The hike comes on the back of a 37 paise increase in petrol rate effected on 1 October. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint
The hike comes on the back of a 37 paise increase in petrol rate effected on 1 October. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

New Delhi: The petrol price was on Tuesday hiked by 14 paise per litre and that of diesel by 10 paise a litre, following increase in commission paid to dealers.

Petrol will now cost Rs64.72 a litre in Delhi from Tuesday midnight as against Rs64.58 per litre currently. Diesel will cost Rs52.61 per litre as against Rs52.51 a litre at present. The hike comes on the back of a 37 paise increase in petrol rate effected on 1 October. Diesel price on that day was cut by 8 paise a litre.

Announcing the price decision, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) said: “There will be corresponding price revisions on petrol and diesel in other states on account of change in dealer commission.”

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