Petrol price on Saturday was hiked by 15 paise per litre and diesel by 20 paise, the second straight day of increase in rates after firming international oil rates broke nearly a two-month-long hiatus in price revision.
The price of petrol in Delhi was hiked to `81.38 per litre from `81.23, according to a notification from oil marketing companies.
Diesel rates went up from `70.68 to ` 70.88 per litre. On Friday, petrol price was raised by 17 paise per litre and diesel by 22 paise.
This is the first revision in petrol prices since September 22. Diesel rates had not changed since October 2.