Petrol and diesel rates have gone up by 80 paise each on Tuesday in the 13th revision of fuel prices in 15 days.
The latest hike has taken the total increase to Rs 9.20 per litre since March 22. Petrol and diesel in Delhi now cost Rs 104.61 and Rs 95.87 per litre respectively. In Mumbai, petrol cost Rs 119.67 per litre after an increase of 84 paise and diesel at Rs 103.92, increased by 85 paise.
The price of CNG was increased by Rs 2.5 per kg on Monday. With the new price, CNG costs Rs 64.11 per kg in the national capital.
The increase in prices has also created a political uproar as the Opposition has been staging protests and demanding a decrease in fuel prices.
The Rajya Sabha was on Monday adjourned for the day following repeated disruptions over rising prices of petroleum products and essential commodities with the Opposition protesting on the issue as their demand to hold a discussion on the matter was rejected.
DMK member Tiruchi Siva had raised a point of order, asking "why the notices given by us under Rule 267 to the Secretary-General to suspend all business of the House and conduct a discussion on hiking oil prices and many other notices were rejected".
The Congress is holding a nationwide protest campaign 'Mehngai Mukt Bharat Abhiyan' against price rises under which it is organising rallies and marches across the country from March 31 to April 7.