Petrol, diesel prices at new high; govt hopes it is temporary
With petrol and diesel prices going up by almost a rupee per litre within a fortnight, the government on Wednesday hoped that the rally in global rates is temporary and they will decline soon. Petrol price was today hiked by 13 paisa a litre and diesel by 14 paisa, taking it to a new high.
Petrol price yesterday was hiked by 13 paisa a litre and diesel by 14 paisa. Image source: Reuters