Petrol, diesel prices up by ₹9.20 after 13th hike in 15 days | Latest News India

Petrol and diesel prices at present April 5, 2022: State-owned gasoline retailers hiked the charges of petrol and diesel by 80 paise on Tuesday, the 13th improve in the final 15 days. In Delhi, petrol is now being offered at 104.61 per litre whereas diesel prices are at 95.87 per litre, in keeping with the notification by gasoline retailers. The newest hike has taken the general improve because the ending of a four-and-half-month lengthy hiatus in rate revision to 9.2 per litre.

Rates differ from state to state relying on the incidence of native taxation,  with Mumbai having the best gasoline prices among the many metro cities. The petrol and diesel prices in the monetary capital are 119.67 and 103.92 per litre, respectively.

On Monday, Rajya Sabha witnessed repeated disruptions over rising prices of petroleum merchandise as Opposition demand to debate the problem was rejected once more. Congress chief KC Venugopal demanded that the Centre ought to indulge in dialogue, deliberation and answer with regard to rising gasoline prices throughout the nation, alleging that the federal government adjourns the House each time the opposition events increase points associated to widespread folks.

Venugopal mentioned, “Congress is the only party agitating against these fuel prices all over India.”

“Whenever common people’s issue gets raised, govt adjourns the House. At least, have a discussion and identify the issue. Government should clarify its stand on price rise,” he mentioned.

“This government has become merciless, cruel; increasing prices day by day…We moved an adjournment motion in Parliament House, especially on fertilizers and price rise, but they’re not even allowing us to mention it. What is the use of Parliament then?” he added.

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