Govt reduces excise duty on petrol and diesel : Check new rate lists

The government on the eve of Diwali announced central excise duty on petrol and diesel will be reduced by ₹5 and ₹10 respectively, effective Thursday. The states were urged to reduce VAT on petrol and diesel to give relief to consumers. Fuel prices were increased for the seventh straight day on Tuesday, following which petrol price crossed ₹110/litre in Delhi.