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Buying petrol? Price in Mumbai soars to Rs 89.97; check rate in your city

Sep 23, 2018, 07:42 PM IST

In a big concern for vehicle owners, petrol price shot up to Rs 89.97 a litre in Mumbai on Sunday, which is just 3 paise short of the shocking Rs 90 mark.  Petrol price in Mumbai went up 17 paise on Sunday, up from Rs 89.80 per litre on Saturday  

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Petrol price rocketted in Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai. The rate was Rs 82.61, Rs 84.44 and Rs 85.87 per litre, respectively.

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Diesel price also soared after remaining unchanged for 4 successive days, data on the Indian Oil Corporation`s website showed.

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Transport fuel prices are the lowest in Delhi owing to the lower taxes imposed by the state government. 

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The rise in petrol and diesel prices has been in sync with the jump in crude oil prices, which is currently ruling at $78.80 per barrel.

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Significantly, petrol, diesel prices in all top metros are at record levels. On Sunday, Kolkata again reached its all-time high price of diesel at Rs 75.82 that it had recorded on September 11.