Petrol price hiked by 17 paise/litre, diesel by 22 paise after two-month hiatus

WHAT?

Petrol price on Friday was hiked by 17 paise per litre and diesel by 22 paise, as firming international oil prices broke a nearly two-month-long hiatus in a price revision.

HOW?

Petrol price in Delhi was hiked to Rs 81.23 per litre from Rs 81.06, according to a price notification from oil marketing companies.

Diesel rates went up from Rs 70.46 to Rs 70.68 per litre.

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This is the first revision in petrol prices since September 22. Diesel rates hadn't changed since October 2.