New Delhi – Petrol price have crossed Rs 71.18 per litre in Delhi. This is the highest since price since August 2014.Diesel prices have also touched a record high of Rs 61.74 per litre. But in Mumbai diesel is being sold at Rs 65.74 per litre , where the local sales tax or VAT rates are higher.Prices have been on the rise since December 12, 2017. Diesel in Delhi on that day was priced at Rs 58.34, and in past one month has risen by Rs 3.4. Petrol price has during the period risen by Rs 2.09, according to oil companies.