NEW DELHI: Prices of petrol and diesel increased in India's immediate neighborhood and as well as some other advanced countries at a time when they declined back home in India, data from various sources showed.
In past one year, petrol and diesel prices in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal rose 22-38 per cent and 20-104 per cent, respectively, data showed.
In countries such as France, Italy, and Spain, they rose 3-8 per cent cumulatively. During the same period in India, they, however, declined 3.7-5.0 per cent.
Further, data also revealed that the price difference between BJP and non-BJP-ruled states differ, with prices ruling higher in various non-BJP states.
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