Petrol and diesel prices continued their upward trend and hit a new record high in four metros across the country on Sunday. The prices of both petrol and diesel were raised by the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) today. Petrol is selling at a price of Rs. 78.84 per litre in Delhi today. In Mumbai, petrol is retailing at Rs. 86.25 per litre in Mumbai. Petrol is priced at Rs. 81.76 per litre in Kolkata and Rs. 81.92 per litre in Chennai. The prices of diesel have been hiked steeply. Diesel can be bought today at Rs. 70.76 per litre in Delhi - a hike of 34 paise from Saturday. Diesel can be bought at Rs. 75.12 per litre in Mumbai, Rs. 73.61 per litre in Kolkata and Rs. 74.77 per litre in Chennai, according to daily price notification issued by state-owned oil firms.