Fuel prices recorded a seventh consecutive hike on Sunday, taking the total increase over the past week to more than Rs four per litre.
In Delhi, petrol price rose by 62 paise on Sunday to Rs 75.78 per litre, and that of diesel by 64 paise to Rs 74.03 per litre.
Since the dynamic price revision resumed on June 7, prices of petrol and diesel have increased by Rs 4.52 and Rs 4.64 per litre respectively.
Fuel prices in the other metro cities have also increased on similar lines since the oil marketing companies (OMC) resumed the dynamic pricing system for daily revision of fuel prices after over 83 days of break during the nationwide lockdown.
In Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, petrol was priced at Rs 82.70, Rs 79.53 and Rs 77.64, higher from Rs 82.10, Rs 78.99 and Rs 77.05 per litre respectively.
Diesel prices in these cities were Rs 72.64 (Mumbai), Rs 72.18 (Chennai) and Rs 69.80 (Kolkata), compared with Rs 72.03, Rs 71.64 and Rs 69.23 respectively on Saturday.
The increase in prices varies across metros, depending on the tax structure on products in various states.