Rates of petrol and diesel are determined daily by oil marketing companies on the basis of rupee-dollar rate and global crude oil prices.
Petrol and diesel prices increase after a gap of two days across four metro cities in the country on Friday (April 12). Petrol prices in all the metro cities increased by 6 paise a litre, while diesel became costlier by 8-9 paise.
In national capital Delhi petrol price is hiked by 6 paise to 72.86 and diesel price is hiked by 8 paise to Rs 66.19 as compared with yesterday's prices Rs 72.80 and Rs 66.11 respectively.
Citizens in Mumbai have to shell out Rs 78.43 for a litre of petrol after a 6 paise increase hike over Yesterday's price. Price of diesel is Rs. 69.27 a litre, an 8 paise more than yesterday’s rate.
in Kolkata, petrol and diesel are selling for Rs 74.88 a litre and Rs 67.85 per litre, 6 and 8 paise hiked from Thursday's price.
In Chennai, petrol is retailing at Rs 75.62, 6 paise increase than Thursday’s rate while diesel price peaked to Rs 69.89, 9 paise more than yesterday's price of Rs 69.80 a litre.