Petrol prices up 15 paisa, diesel by 17 paisa as crude hits $ 70 mark
Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 8:35 AM
Petrol prices on Monday were hiked by 15 paise a litre and diesel rates were increased by 17 paise. The latest hike came as global oil prices hit USD 70 mark in the wake of escalating US-Iran tensions fanning The retail pump prices of petrol in Delhi rose to Rs 75.69 per litre the highest since November 2018.
Indian consumers face post-election fuel price shock, economy could be hit
Saturday, April 27, 2019, 12:05 PM
Surging global oil-prices will pose a first big-challenge to new-government, whoever wins an election now under way, especially as domestic-prices have been allowed to lag, meaning consumers are in for a-painful-surge as they catch-up. For oil-import dependent India, higher global-prices could lead to a-weaker-rupee, higher inflation, the ruling out of interest-rate-cuts and could further weigh on twin current account and budget deficits, economists warned.
Petrol, diesel prices hiked again on Friday
Friday, January 18, 2019, 9:48 AM
Petrol and diesel prices were hiked on Friday as global crude oil prices cross $61/barrel for the first time in 2019. Petrol price has been hiked by Rs.8-paise while diesel rates have gone up by 19-20-paise across the country. In Delhi, petrol price is slowly inching towards the Rs.71/litre mark while a litre of diesel will almost cost Rs.65/litre in Delhi.