Graphic: India's petrol, diesel prices surge to record


By Nidhi Verma and Subrat PatnaikNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Pump prices of petrol and diesel in India surged to a record high on Thursday, raising pressure on the government to find a solution to provide relief to consumers without taking a hit on its finances.

India has the highest retail prices of petrol and diesel among South Asian nations as taxes account for about 40-50 percent of pump prices. The country is particularly at risk from stronger global crude oil prices because it is the third biggest importer of the commodity, buying about.....

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