Diesel price in India today up 3-4 p; Mumbai sees most hike at Rs 69.06 per litre, check other cities
In comparison with petrol, the price of diesel has been hiked most by OMCs, in the country on the back of higher international crude oil.
Diesel price in India today: Like petrol prices, the state-owned Oil Companies today decided to increase the prices of diesel in the range of 3 paisa to 4 paisa each per litre compared to previous day in various state capitals of India. The rise is most in Mumbai, which has reached to an all-time high of over Rs 69 per litre. In comparison with petrol, the price of diesel has been hiked most by OMCs, in the country on the back of higher international crude oil. On Wednesday, international oil prices rose on Thursday, buoyed by the U.S. government data showing a surprise drawdown in crude stockpiles and an easing of tensions over a trade row between the United States and China.
Diesel price in New Delhi: Diesel price in the national capital was available at Rs 64.85 per litre, up by 3 paisa compared to previous day price of Rs 64.82 per litre.
Diesel price in Kolkata: Similarly, diesel was available here at Rs 67.54 per litre, higher by 3 paisa as against Rs 67.51 per litre of the previous day.
Diesel price in Mumbai: Diesel here saw most hike, as the product was valued at Rs 69.06 per litre, above 4 paisa versus Rs 69.02 per litre of the previous day.
Diesel price in Chennai: Diesel price in Chennai stood at Rs 68.41 per litre, up 3 paisa as against Rs 68.38 per litre of the previous day.
Diesel prices in other state capitals: The product in Bangalore was available at Rs 65.94 per litre, Bhopal at Rs 68.24 per litre, Bhubaneswar at Rs 69.58 per litre, Chandigarh at Rs 62.96 per litre, Dehradun at Rs 65.20 per litre, Gandhinagar at Rs 69.64 per litre, Hyderabad at Rs 70.46 per litre, Jaipur at Rs 69.15 per litre, Lucknow at Rs 65.04 per litre, Patna at Rs 69.47 per litre, Raipur at Rs 70.04 per litre and Srinagar at Rs 68.17 per litre.
Moreover, U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery was up 27 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $63.64 a barrel by 0445 GMT after settling down 14 cents. Front-month London Brent crude for June delivery was up 30 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $68.32, having ended down 10 cents.