Petrol prices fall to lowest this year, diesel rates cut again
Petrol price today fell to ₹69.86 a litre in Delhi, its lowest this year. In Kolkata, petrol retailed at ₹71.96, in Mumbai ₹75.48, in Chennai ₹72.48 and in Bengaluru ₹70.42.
New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices were lowered for the fourth straight day today, tracking a decline in global oil prices. In Delhi, petrol today retailed at ₹ 69.86 a litre - its lowest this year - after rates were cut by 20 to 22 paise in top cities. In Kolkata, petrol retailed at ₹ 71.96, in Mumbai ₹ 75.48, in Chennai ₹ 72.48 and in Bengaluru ₹ 70.42. Similarly, in Delhi, diesel retailed at ₹ 63.83 a litre, in Kolkata ₹ 65.59, in Mumbai ₹ 66.79, in Mumbai ₹ 67.38 and in Bengaluru ₹ 64.18, down 18 to 20 paise. So far in four days, the retail price of petrol and diesel are off 70 to 80 paise a litre in top cities.