Rates had already crossed the Rs 100-mark in several cities in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
A sum of Rs 11.9 lakh towards VAT, 1% of the GST, was retained by the authorities from the construction work done by the petitioner for the agriculture market committee at Cheriyal in Siddipet
In the national capital, petrol climbed to Rs 88.73 a litre and diesel soared to Rs 79.06, the notification showed.
Along with fertilizers, pesticide is also an important agro input that helps in curbing pests and diseases on plants and plays a major role in increasing agricultural production.
The price of branded or premium petrol price had crossed Rs 100-mark in Sriganganagar town of Rajasthan on January 27.
The move "honours a government commitment to scrap the tax and is part of a wider strategy to make sanitary products affordable and available for all women", including the rollout of free sanitary products in schools, colleges and hospitals
Petrol price was hiked by 30 paise per litre and diesel by 26 paise, according to a price notification of oil marketing companies.
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