Petrol and diesel price rise paused on Thursday after increasing consecutively for the past two days raising pump price of the two auto fuels by a sharp 60 paise per litre in Delhi.
With price on hold, petrol continues to be available at new record high of Rs 86.30 a litre in Delhi while diesel is available in the city at Rs 76.48 a litre.
Across the country as well the fuel prices remained at Wednesday's level. In Mumbai, petrol price is priced at Rs 92.86 a litre while in Chennai its is at Rs 88.82 a litre and in Kolkata Rs 87.69 a litre. Diesel on the other hand is at Rs 83.30 a litre in Mumbai, Rs 81.71 a litre in Chennai and Rs 80.08 a litre in Kolkata.