Lucky number? For petrol price in Delhi, it's Modi 71.4, not just 2.0

Call it a coincidence or Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lucky number but his second electoral victory could well be “Modi 71.4” instead of just “Modi 2.0”. At a time when the Lok Sabha election results turned out to be a repeat of 2014, petrol prices too have gone on rewind mode. When the BJP won in May 2014, the price of petrol in Delhi was Rs 71.4 a litre and it touched the same level on Friday. On the other hand, the price of diesel was seen up at Rs 66.45 a litre on Friday, compared to Rs 56.71 a litre during the same time in 2014.  When.....

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