Diesel cars to become expensive in Delhi Also Read - Oil Companies in India See 70% Drop in Consumption as Lockdown Shrinks Global Sales

Delhi government will hike registration duty on diesel cars by 25 per cent staring October. This move will increase prices of entry level diesel cars by minimum of Rs 6,000 and that of the premium cars in the range of Rs 20,000 to Rs 30,000. Also Read - Coronavirus in India: Another COVID-19 Patient Dies in Maharashtra, Death Toll in State Rises to 21 | Highlights



The diesel cars currently attracting four per cent registration fee would now have to pay five per cent, similarly registration fee in bracket of seven per cent is increased to 8.75 per cent. Premium cars will have to bear registration fee of 12.5 per cent instead of 10 per cent.  Also Read - India to be Under Lockdown For 21 Days, Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Spike to 536