Fuel prices continue to soar, Petrol at Rs 91.20/litre in Mumbai
Updated : October 04, 2018 09:16 AM IST
Since mid-August, the petrol price has risen by Rs 6.59 a litre and diesel by Rs 6.37 - the most in any six weeks after the daily price revision was introduced in mid-June last year.
In Punjab, fuel pump owners demanded that the Punjab government bring uniformity in value added tax (VAT) on petroleum products with other states in order to stop smuggling of fuel.
Around 1,200 petrol pumps across Jharkhand were closed for 12 hours on Monday following a strike called by the Jharkhand Petroleum Dealers Association (JPDA), demanding reduction of the value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel in the state.