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In 13 hikes, petrol price raised by Rs 7.11 per litre and diesel by Rs 7.67

Rates have been increased across the country and vary from state to state depending on the incidence of local sales tax or VAT

The method of inter-mixing BS-IV and BS-VI fuels involved multiple sampling at different times to check if the older fuel has been completely exhausted through sale
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The freeze in rates was imposed in mid-March soon after the government hiked excise duty on petrol and diesel to shore up additional finances

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Petrol price on Friday was hiked by 56 paise per litre and diesel by 63 paise a litre, taking the cumulative increase in rates to Rs 7.11 and Rs 7.67 per litre respectively in less than two weeks.
Petrol price in Delhi was hiked to Rs 78.37 per litre from Rs 77.81, while diesel rates were increased to Rs 77.06 a litre from Rs 76.43, according to a price notification of state oil marketing companies.
Rates have been increased across the country and vary from state to state depending on the incidence of local sales tax or VAT.
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First Published: Jun 19 2020 | 10:14 AM IST

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