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New Delhi: After Rajasthan, diesel costs have crossed Rs 100-per-litre mark in Odisha after gas costs had been hiked once more.
The value of petrol was hiked by 28 paise per litre and diesel by 26 paise, in accordance with a value notification of state-owned gas retailers.
In Delhi, petrol hit an all-time excessive of Rs 97.50 a litre, whereas diesel is now priced at Rs 88.23 per litre.
Gasoline costs differ from state to state relying on the incidence of native taxes akin to value-added tax (VAT) and freight costs.
And, for that reason, first petrol and now diesel have crossed Rs 100 a litre mark at a number of locations.
Charges of diesel, essentially the most used gas within the nation, had crossed Rs 100 mark in Sri Ganganagar and Hanumangarh in Rajasthan earlier this month. Now, they’ve crossed the identical mark in Malkangiri (Rs 101.12 per litre) and Koraput (Rs 100.46 a litre) in Odisha.
Petrol has already crossed Rs 100 mark in 9 states and Union territories — Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, and Ladakh.
Amongst metro cities, petrol is already above Rs 100 in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.
In Mumbai, petrol now prices Rs 103.63 a litre and diesel comes for Rs 95.72.
The hike on Tuesday was the twenty eighth enhance in costs since Might 4, when state-owned oil companies ended an 18-day hiatus in price revision they noticed throughout meeting elections in states like West Bengal.
In 28 hikes, the value of petrol has risen by Rs 7.10 per litre and diesel by Rs 7.50 a litre.
Oil firms revise charges of petrol and diesel day by day based mostly on the typical value of benchmark gas within the worldwide market within the previous 15 days, and international trade charges.
Worldwide oil costs have firmed up in latest weeks in anticipation of demand restoration following the rollout of vaccination programme by varied international locations. Brent crude on Tuesday neared USD 75 per barrel mark, the primary time since April 2019.
Additionally, the rupee has weakened in opposition to the US greenback, making imports costlier.
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