The price of petrol in Delhi rose to its highest-ever level of Rs 105.84 a litre and Rs 111.77 per litre in Mumbai, according to a price notification of the state-owned fuel retailers.
This unusual incident took place in HP petrol bunk, Bommakal, on the outskirts of Karimnagar town on Monday. Customers were shocked after seeing water coming out of the fuel pipe.
The relentless price increase has pushed petrol rates above the Rs 100-a-litre mark in most places in 15 states.
According to Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), the largest supplier of ATF in the country, on Thursday reported price hiked by 3.6 per cent in the Delhi region.
In a tweet in Hindi, Rahul Gandhi, who is Congress Lok Sabha MP from Kerala's Wayanad said, "Such is the development of Modi government that if the prices of petrol and diesel do not increase any day then it becomes a bigger news."
Petrol and diesel prices were hiked again on Friday by 31 paise per litre and 28 paise per litre, respectively.
Sales of petrol -- used in cars and motorcycles -- fell to 2.38 million tonnes in April, the lowest since August.
OMCs benchmark retail fuel prices to a 15-day rolling average of global refined products' prices and dollar exchange rate.
Rates have been reduced across the country and vary from state to state depending on the local incidence of taxation (VAT).
In a video clip that went viral on social media platforms, the three youngsters are seen dragging and beating up the staffers in full public view for denying to selling fuel for Rs 50.
G Mukesh Goud, honorary president of district auto-rickshaw drivers and owners union, said drivers and owners of the auto-rickshaws were running in losses due to the rise in fuel prices
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In the national capital, petrol climbed to Rs 88.73 a litre and diesel soared to Rs 79.06, the notification showed.
Rates vary from state to state depending on the local incidence of taxation (VAT) and freight.
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