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After remaining steady for a day, fuel prices were hiked for the tenth time this month on Friday, breaching all records.

In the national capital, petrol got costlier by 27 paise, while diesel rose by 28 paise, according to price notification by the oil retailers.

The latest revision took the cost of petrol in Delhi to 96.93 per litre while diesel is currently retailing at 87.69. In Mumbai, petrol is being sold at 103.08 per litre, whereas diesel has reached 95.14 per litre.

In addition to this, Bengaluru joined the list of state capitals where auto fuel has crossed the 100-mark. A litre of petrol is now costing Bengalureans 100.17 and diesel 92.97.

Bhopal had last month become the first state capital to breach the 100-mark in petrol prices. It was followed by Jaipur and then Mumbai. Hyderabad joined the list of the cities on Monday.

Following this, petrol is being sold at over 100 in seven States and Union Territories -- Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Ladakh.

Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan near the border with Pakistan has the costliest fuel in the country -- petrol is priced at 108.07 a litre and diesel at 100.82.

Petrol and diesel rates have been on the rise since 4 May when oil marketing companies ended their 18-day-long halt on rate revision in view of the state assembly elections.

In 26 increases since then, petrol has risen by 6.54 and diesel by 6.96 a litre.

Here are the latest rates in your city:

Delhi: Petrol prices – 96.93 per litre; diesel prices – 87.69 per litre

Mumbai: Petrol prices – 103.08 per litre; diesel prices – 95.14 per litre

Kolkata: Petrol prices – 96.84 per litre; diesel prices – 90.54 per litre

Chennai: Petrol prices – 98.14 per litre; diesel prices – 92.31 per litre

Bengaluru: Petrol prices – 100.17 per litre; diesel prices – 92.97 per litre

Hyderabad: Petrol prices – 100.74 per litre; diesel prices – 95.59 per litre

Thiruvananthapuram: Petrol prices – 98.91 per litre; diesel prices – 94.17 per litre

Jaipur: Petrol prices – 103.57 per litre; diesel prices – 96.69 per litre

Patna: Petrol prices – 99 per litre; diesel prices – 93.01 per litre

Chandigarh: Petrol prices – 93.22 per litre; diesel prices – 87.34 per litre

The difference in prices in states occurs on account of local taxes like VAT or freight charges.

Rajasthan levies the highest VAT on petrol and diesel in the country, followed by Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

The central and state taxes make up for 60% of the retail selling price of petrol and over 54% of diesel. Centre levies 32.90 per litre of excise duty on petrol and 31.80 a litre on diesel.


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