In the quest to make more money, Telegram has Silently increased its prices. You can check new prices by going into Telegram settings > Premium. They increased because they have introduced annual charges and it is different for each country.
Actually, they are matching the USA pricing with a reduction of $1 most other countries already have it matched so no changes were made. It shows different prices on mobile and on the Telegram desktop.
- Previous Price: 179₹ monthly
Telegram desktop prices
- Annual price: 1950₹ OR 162.5₹ monthly
- Monthly: 259.9 ₹
So 45% increase in prices by introducing annual prices and by paying from the website
Telegram Mobile prices
- Annual price: 2399₹ OR 199.2₹ monthly
- Monthly: 319 ₹
So 78% increase in prices if doing payment from mobile. Because Google PlayStore does automatic payments, so if you want to cancel it, do it now!