Petrol, diesel prices hiked for sixth day

NEW DELHI: Petrol prices were hiked in all four metro cities for the sixth straight day on Tuesday, according to the website of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Limited.

Diesel prices also followed suite and were raised in all four metros for the sixth day in a row, IOC website stated.

One litre of petrol was being sold at the rate of Rs. 76.53 in New Delhi, Rs. 83.91 in Mumbai, Rs. 79.20 in Kolkata and Rs. 79.43 in Chennai. One litre of diesel was being sold at Rs. 68.23 in New Delhi, Rs. 72.40 in Mumbai, Rs. 70.78 in Kolkata and Rs. 72.03 in Chennai.

Petrol prices were increased by 0.17 paise in New Delhi, 0.16 paise in Mumbai, 0.17 paise in Kolkata, and 0.18 paise in Chennai. Diesel prices were raised by 0.16 paise in New Delhi, 0.17 paise in Mumbai, 0.16 paise in Kolkata, and 0.18 paise in Chennai.

Globally, oil prices rose on escalating concerns about potential supply shortages, with Brent crude leading the way as hundreds of oil workers in Norway are set to go on strike later in the day after failed wage talks.

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