Nagpur: The prices of petrol and diesel were hiked again on Monday, for the sixth time in a week, leading to an increase of Rs 4.00 and Rs 4.10 per litre respectively since Tuesday. Petrol and diesel rates were increased by 30 paise and 35 paise respectively.
Earlier on Sunday, the fuel prices were hiked yet again on Sunday. Petrol was dearer by 50 paise a litre and diesel by 55 paise a litre.
With this hike, petrol price will now be Rs 113.87 per litre in Nagpur as on date. Similarly, diesel rate in the city will be Rs 96.77 per litre.
Indian oil companies, which did not revise petrol and diesel rates for a record 137 days despite prices of crude oil rising to $117 per barrel compared to around $82 in early November, are now passing on to consumers the required increase in stages.