Petrol Prices Skyrocket: Hit a Record High of Rs. 159.86/ltr, increased by Rs. 12.3 per litre


The government has jacked up the price of petrol by Rs12.3, taking it to a record high of Rs159.86 per litre as a global hike in rates takes toll on oil-importing countries.

The price of high-speed diesel (HSD) was also increased by Rs9.53 per litre, with the new rate now becoming Rs154.15. The prices come into effect from February 16.