Diesel price in India today up 10 paisa; Mumbai rates over Rs 70 per litre; check other cities
Diesel price in India today: The government has asked OMCs to stop raising fuel prices, and also to absorb Re 1 per litre hike in the product.
Diesel price in India today: Just like petrol prices, the state-owned oil companies raised prices of diesel product today by 10 paisa per litre in various state capitals of India. There has been massive increase in diesel prices, which is why, metro cities and other state capitals have touched record highs, especially Mumbai, where it stood over Rs 70 per litre mark. Meanwhile, international crude oil prices dipped as rising US rig count pointed to further increase in the country`s output, underlining one of only a few factors holding back crude markets in an otherwise bullish environment.
Diesel price in New Delhi: Diesel price in the national capital has neared to Rs 66 per litre-mark, as the product was available at Rs 65.75, above 10 paisa compared to previous day prices of Rs 65.65 per litre.
Diesel price in Kolkata: Similarly, diesel price in this city also surged by 10 paisa, and was valued at Rs 68.45 per litre in comparison with previous day price of Rs 68.35 per litre. Considering the limited room for reduction in diesel prices, Kolkata may soon become the third metro city to touch Rs 69-level.
Diesel price in Mumbai: Shockingly, the diesel price in Mumbai has reached to Rs 70.01 per litre-mark, above 10 paisa as against the previous day price of Rs 69.91 per litre.
Diesel price in Chennai: The product in this city saw the biggest hike over the last few days, so much so, that Chennai became the second city to witness Rs 69-per litre mark after Mumbai. However today, the price of this product stood at Rs 69.37 per litre, higher by 10 paisa compared to previous day price of Rs 69.27 per litre.
Diesel prices in other state capitals: The product in Bangalore was available at Rs 66.86 per litre, Bhopal at Rs 69.19 per litre, Bhubaneswar at Rs 70.55 per litre, Chandigarh at Rs 63.83 per litre, Dehradun at Rs 66.04 per litre, Gandhinagar at Rs 70.61 per litre, Hyderabad at Rs 71.44 per litre, Jaipur at Rs 70.06 per litre, Lucknow at Rs 65.87 per litre, Patna at Rs 70.39 per litre, Raipur at Rs 71.00 per litre and Srinagar at Rs 69.06 per litre.
Moreover, Brent crude oil futures were at $73.89 per barrel at 0056 GMT, down 17 cents, or 0.2 percent, from their last close. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 21 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $68.19 a barrel.