Fuel prices rise again; no relief in sight

Nagpur: Fuel prices continued its northward march on Tuesday with petrol being sold at Rs 88.21 and diesel at Rs 76.26 per litre in Nagpur.

Both the petrol and diesel prices saw hike of 14 paise per litre.

Meanwhile, in Mumbai, petrol and diesel have touched a new high of Rs 88.26 and Rs 77.47 per litre respectively.

The Congress party along with other Opposition parties on Monday had called a nationwide strike across the country to protest against the rising prices of petrol and diesel and the falling value of the rupee against the US dollar.

As many as 21 opposition parties, both regional and national, extended their support to the countrywide strike.