Business Desk: After remaining stable on Tuesday, the prices of petrol and diesel rose again to a new record level today. Petrol became costlier by up to 25 paise and diesel by 27 paise in four metros of the country. According to leading oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation, petrol and diesel prices in the national capital Delhi rose by 25 paise to Rs 95.56 and Rs 86.47 per liter respectively on Wednesday.
Petrol-diesel prices have been increased for 21 days from May 4 till now, while there has been no change in prices for the remaining 16 days. Petrol has become costlier by Rs 5.16 and diesel by Rs 5.74 in Delhi during this period. In Mumbai, petrol became costlier by 24 paise to Rs 101.76, in Chennai by 23 paise to Rs 96.94 and in Kolkata by 24 paise to Rs 95.52 per liter.
Diesel became costlier by 27 paise in Mumbai, 23 paise in Chennai and 25 paise in Kolkata. The price of a liter of diesel has gone up to Rs 93.85 in Mumbai to Rs 89.32 in Kolkata and Rs 91.15 in Chennai. Prices of petrol and diesel are reviewed daily and based on that new prices are implemented every day from 6 am.