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Diesel crosses Rs 80-mark in Delhi for first time; petrol up by 16 paise

Diesel price continued to be higher in the city for the second consecutive day

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Interestingly, the Centre too was not far behind in increasing the excise duty on petrol and diesel

Shine Jacob New Delhi
Price of diesel has crossed Rs 80 mark for the first time in Delhi. On Thursday, the price of diesel in the city was reported to be Rs 80.02 a litre, up 14 paise, while that of petrol increased by 16 paise to Rs 79.92 a litre.

The price of diesel continued to be higher in the city for a second straight day on Thursday. This was for as 19th day in a row that fuel prices saw no downward trend in India. In Mumbai, the price of petrol touched Rs 86.7 a litre and diesel went up to Rs 78.34

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First Published: Jun 25 2020 | 8:24 AM IST

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