Diesel and petrol prices rise again

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - - YOURSPACE - HT Cor­re­spon­dent

THE HIGH­EST DIESEL PRICE WAS RECORDED IN AM­RA­VATI AT ₹80.11 A LITRE, WHILE HIGH­EST PETROL PRICE WAS ₹89.87 A LITRE IN PARB­HANI ON SATUR­DAY

MUM­BAI: Less than 10 days af­ter the Cen­tral and state gov­ern­ments slashed fuel prices, diesel once again soared over the ₹-80 mark while petrol prices al­most touched the ₹-90 mark in Ma­ha­rash­tra on Satur­day.

The high­est diesel price in the city was recorded in Am­ra­vati, Vi­darbha at ₹80.11 a litre. This was caused by a hike of 21-paise a litre from the ear­lier rate of ₹79.80 a litre, on Fri­day.

The high­est petrol price was recorded in Parb­hani, Marath­wada at ₹89.87 a litre, af­ter a hike of 18-paise a litre from ₹89.69 a litre.

In Mum­bai, petrol price was at ₹88.12 a litre and diesel at ₹78.88 a litre.

Be­fore the Cen­tre slashed fuel prices by ₹5 a litre ear­lier this month, the prices of diesel in Am­ra­vati and petrol in Parb­hani were at ₹81 a litre and ₹93 a litre, re­spec­tively.

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