Petrol, Diesel Price News (May 23, 2021): Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked Again After Two-Day Pause

In the national capital, petrol prices were hiked by 17 paise and now are at Rs 93.21 per litre, while diesel prices have risen to cost Rs 84.07

Petrol, Diesel Price News (May 23, 2021): Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked Again After Two-Day Pause

Fuel Prices: Domestic petrol and diesel prices vary across states due to value added tax (VAT)



Petrol, diesel prices today: Petrol and diesel prices were upwardly revised on Sunday across the four metros cities, two days after they had been last revised on May 22. In the national capital, petrol prices were hiked by 17 paise and now stand at Rs 93.21 per litre, while diesel prices have risen by 27 paise to cost Rs 84.07, according to Indian Oil Corporation. Petrol and diesel rates are the highest in Mumbai. As per the state-run oil refiner, petrol prices were hiked by 17 paise there and they now stand at Rs 99.49 per litre in Mumbai, while diesel price is hiked by 29 paise and is now priced at Rs 91.30 per litre. Fuel rates vary across the states in the country due to value-added tax or VAT. Notably, petrol and diesel rates have been hiked 12 times since May 4. (Also Read: How To Find Latest Petrol, Diesel Rates In Your City)

Below are the latest petrol and diesel prices across four metro cities:

City Petrol Diesel
Delhi 93.21 84.07
Mumbai 99.49 91.30
Chennai 94.86 88.87
Kolkata 93.27 86.91
Source: Indian Oil

The state-run oil marketing companies including Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Bharat Petroleum, and Hindustan Petroleum align the rates of domestic fuel with that of global crude oil prices by taking into account changes in the foreign exchange rates. Any changes in fuel prices are implemented with effect from 6 am every day.

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