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Petrol inches close to Rs 81 a litre in Delhi after 5th straight price hike

Petrol inches close to Rs 81 a litre in Delhi after 5th straight price hike on Business Standard. While Opposition parties led by the Congress have called for a 'Bharat Bandh' to protest the rising fuel prices in the country, Left parties have announced a separate shutdown of their own


Latest News Adding to the woes of the common man, petrol and diesel prices were again raised on Monday, a fifth straight day of Petrol price hike in as many days by oil marketing companies. In Delhi, petrol continued its upward march in the previously uncharted territory of above the Rs 80 mark -- the price was raised by 23 paise a litre on Monday to Rs 80.73. The price of petrol in Delhi crossed the Rs 80 mark for the first time on Saturday, September 8. Similarly, petrol prices in Mumbai were raised by 22 paise to Rs 88.12 a litre. Another key transport fuel, Petrol Diesel Price Hike, also witnessed a similar hike of 22 paise in Delhi and 23 paise in Mumbai. Diesel now costs Rs 72.83 a litre and Rs 77.32 in Delhi and Mumbai, respectively. Opposition parties like the Janata Dal-Secular (JDS), Samajwadi Party (SP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Maharashtra Navanirman Sena (MNS), led by the Congress party, have called for a 'Bharat Bandh' to protest the rising fuel prices in the country. Left parties have announced a separate shutdown of their own.


Other parties such as Trinamool Congress, Aam Admi Party and Biju Janata Dal have voiced their concerns over the price hike, however, they have stayed away from the street protests called by the Congress.

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Petrol inches close to Rs 81 a litre in Delhi after 5th straight price hike  

Petrol inches close to Rs 81 a litre in Delhi after 5th straight price hike on Business Standard. While Opposition parties led by the Congr...

Petrol inches close to Rs 81 a litre in Delhi after 5th straight price hike  

Petrol inches close to Rs 81 a litre in Delhi after 5th straight price hike on Business Standard. While Opposition parties led by the Congr...

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