New Delhi/Mumbai: Consumers are yet to receive any respite, as fuel prices have once again been hiked in the country. In Mumbai, petrol price has touched Rs 89.80 per litre, while diesel is being sold at Rs 78.42 per litre. Meanwhile, in New Delhi, petrol is retailing 12 paise higher at Rs.82.44 per litre, while diesel continues to be sold at Rs 73.87 per litre.
While the Opposition has blamed the union government for not doing enough to keep a check on prices, the latter has maintained that global crude oil prices and other are international factors causing a hike in prices of petroleum products.
Fuel prices have been witnessing a steep rise since the past few weeks.