The fuel was sold at Rs 78.27 and Rs 81.26 per litre in Delhi and Chennai, up from Rs 78.12 and Rs 81.11 a litre on Sunday.
Along with Delhi, prices in Mumbai and Chennai have already reached record levels. Petrol price in Mumbai on Monday, May 28, was at Rs 86.08, 15 paise more than yesterday rate. The price of the fuel used in most family-owned cars breached the Rs-80 barrier on January 5, 2014, and stayed above this mark till April 2014.
US West Texas Intermediate (WTI), another global crude oil benchmark was at $66.21 at 10.45 am down by $1.29 from Friday's close of Rs 67.50 per barrel.
Under the scheme, oil producers, who get paid worldwide rates for the oil they produce from domestic fields, would have to part with any revenue they earn from prices crossing Dollars 70 per barrel mark.
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"Supermarkets are highly influential in the price charged at pumps across the United Kingdom as, despite operating under 18% of all forecourts, they sell 45% of all fuel sold".
Congress activists, on the other hand, staged a demonstration on Thursday at different filling stations in Cuttack protesting against the fuel price hike.
The Petroleum Minister said he would not question states who need to generate revenue for welfare programmes, but when the Centre reduced excise duty in last October, some states like Odisha did not reduce Value-Added Tax. Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram recently claimed that it was possible for the government to cut up to Rs 25 per litre in petrol prices. During the day, it tanked 11.44 per cent to Rs 155.45.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president and Rajya Sabha MP, Amit Shah, on last Tuesday, assured that the government will come up with a solution within two to three days. Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday advocated bringing fuel under the GST to curb the price hike.
The government derives this idea from the basic principle that if upstream oil companies like ONGC and Oil India gain from hike in crude prices, then it is they who should pay the cess for the inconvenience caused by this hike.