Since August 16, while petrol prices have risen by over Rs 2 per litre, diesel prices have increased by Rs 2.42 per litre. Both tourist cab and truck associations have protested in the past complaining they are facing losses due to fuel price hike.
In Mumbai, the price of diesel is more than what it costs in other cities. The fuel costs Rs 67.05 per litre in Bengaluru, in New Delhi, it costs Rs 65.75, in Bhopal, the price is Rs 69.38 a litre. In Kolkata, it costs Rs 68.63 per litre.