The prices of petrol in the country increased for the third consecutive day on Saturday with that crawling near Rs 90 a litre in Mumbai.
However, the prices of diesel remained steady on Saturday.
According to information received from Indian Oil Corporation, the country’s largest oil marketing company, the petrol price rose by 11 paise to Rs 82.44 a litre in Delhi. Diesel remained stable at Rs 73.87 a litre. Diesel’s prices remained constant for the fourth day.
In the financial capital Mumbai, price of petrol has gone up by 11 paise to close to Rs 90. Price of a liter petrol is Rs 89.80. Diesel sells at Rs 78.42 a litre.
In Chennai and Kolkata, the price of petrol has increased by 11-11 paise per litre to Rs 85.69 and Rs 84.27 per litre, respectively. Diesel prices remained steady in these two metros too.