New Delhi, Fuel prices rallied to their highest ever level as oil marketing companies increased prices of petrol and diesel on Wednesday.

This is the first hike this week. The prices were kept unchanged on Monday and Tuesday.  

In the national capital, the petrol and diesel prices were increased by 35 paise each.

Post hike, petrol in Delhi was available at Rs 106.19 per litre while diesel at Rs 94.92 per litre.

In Kolkata, petrol prices were increased by 34 paise and a litre of petrol was sold at Rs 106.77.

Similarly, diesel prices were increased by 35 paise and a litre of diesel was retailed at Rs 98.03.

In Mumbai, a litre of petrol costs Rs 112.11 while diesel Rs 102.89.

One litre of petrol was available at Rs 103.31 and diesel at Rs 99.26 in Chennai.

Prices differ from state to state depending on the rate of local taxes.

(EW correspondent)