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Ola-Uber cab operators and drivers raise slogans against Central Government, as they protest against fuel price hike, outside a petrol pump in Kolkata.

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Drivers working with mobility platforms Ola and Uber hold placards during a demonstration demanding fare hike and extension of moratorium on repayment of loans, in New Delhi.

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Drivers working with mobility platforms Ola and Uber hold placards during a demonstration demanding fare hike and extension of moratorium on repayment of loans, in New Delhi.

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Members of the Joint Forum of Cab Operators shout slogans during a protest against their alleged exploitation by Ola and Uber taxi services, outside the Parivahan Bhawan in Kolkata.

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(L-R) Kanika Malhotra, head-South India and Sri Lanka, Uber, Kiran Mazumdar shaw, Biocon’s Chairman and Managing Director, Chand Tulal Mazumdar, head public policy, Uber India and Revathy Ashok, CEO of B.PAC release a research report on ‘Sustainable Mobility For Bengaluru’, in Bengaluru.

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Uber Global CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and DMRC's Managing Director Mangu Singh during the launch of Uber for Public Transport for the Indian market, in New Delhi.

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Members of West Bengal Online Cab-Operators' Guild participate in a protest rally ahead of their complete shutdown call across the city for two days over various issues, in Kolkata

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A man rides atop a taxi as drivers protest to demand the city shut down ride-sharing apps in Mexico City. Some drivers say the ride-sharing apps have reduced their income by about 40%, while a backlash on social media put the blame on taxi drivers for not offering better service.

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A man displays a placard as drivers working for companies Uber and Ola protest demanding tariff revisions outside Uber office in Mumbai.

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Drivers working for companies Uber and Ola vandalize pictures of Uber India President Amit Jain, behind left, and Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal, center right, during a protest demanding tariff revisions outside Uber office in Mumbai.

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Drivers working for companies Uber and Ola hold placards during a protest demanding tariff revisions outside Uber office in Mumbai.

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A protestor burns flares during a taxi strike in Barcelona, Spain. Taxis in Barcelona have begun a 48-hour strike to protest against the growing number of cars operating under ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Cabify.

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri (2nd L) with Uber's Chief Business Officer (India & Emerging markets) Madhu Kannan (2nd R), Regional GM (India and South Asia), Prabhjeet Singh (L) and Ann Lavin, Senior Director, Public Policy and Government Relations, Asia Pacific, during the launch of Uber 'Movement', a multi-city open data-sharing initiative, in New Delhi.

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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi leaves after his meeting with France's President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron seeks to persuade Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other internet giants to discuss tax and data protection issues at a Paris meeting set to focus on how they could use their global influence for the public good.

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Drivers of taxi-hailing companies Ola and Uber raise slogans at a protest at Rajghat in New Delhi

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Drivers of Ola, Uber Cab Protest for their demands at Chakala Andheri in Mumbai on Monday.

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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick leaves federal court in San Francisco. Wednesday was Kalanick's second day of testimony in a trial centered on allegations that he conspired with former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski to rip off Google's self-driving car project, while Uber was attempting build its own robotic vehicles.

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Uber drivers and of other ride-sharing apps, protest against proposed regulation of those services by the Brazilian Senate, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Czech taxis drive slowly blocking a major road to Prague's international airport to protest Uber and other alternative services in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Radio taxi drivers ­protesting at Jantar Mantar, Delhi

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On Day 3 of Ola-Uber strike, Protesting drivers stop other drivers from completing trips & taking duties at Ghaziabad. Ola Uber drivers on indefinite strike demanding better pay.

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Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick at his office in Shastri bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, poses during the launch of its bike-sharing product, uberMOTO, in Hyderabad.

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, center, gestures to Telangana state minister for Information and Technology, Municipal Administration and Urban Development, K T Rama Rao, right, during the launch of Uber's bike-sharing product, uberMOTO, in Hyderabad.

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Hundreds of cab drivers are confronted by riot police as they block a central boulevard in Mexico City. The cab drivers protested Uber and other mobile ride-hailing services. Led by taxi unions, the protesters say Uber is hurting them financially and is unconstitutional.

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A damaged private taxi is seen after it was allegedly vandalised by a taxi driver who was protesting with others against the app-based taxi aggregators, in Mumbai. Mumbai's black and yellow taxi drivers protested against private operators Uber and Ola.

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A taxi driver holds a sign that reads in Spanish "Get out Uber" as cabbies block the 9 de Julio Avenue in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Taxi drivers blocked the main artery of the Argentine capital to demand Uber stop its service.

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Taxi drivers shout slogans during a protest against competition from ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Grab outside the parliament in Jakarta.

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Taxi drivers ride on a taxi bearing a banner which reads "shut down Uber and Grab" during a protest against competition from the ride-hailing apps at the main business district in Jakarta.

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Budapest taxis drivers block traffic as they protest demanding a ban on Uber in downtown Budapest. More than 100 taxis blocked traffic in downtown Budapest as drivers demanded a ban on Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The yellow vehicles from several taxi companies blocked off a key intersection near St. Stephen's Basilica in the Hungarian capital, causing significant traffic delays. Banner reads in Hungarian: “Ban Uber!”

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Taxi and Uber's black car service drivers protest the ride-hailing services Uber X and Lyft, in Philadelphia. The drivers are protesting that Uber and Lyft are operating without legal approval in the city. Uber says it understands drivers’ frustration but blames regulation by the Philadelphia Parking Authority and says riders are looking for an alternative.

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Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav convicted by Delhi court of raping a 25-year-old woman in his taxi being taken by police, in New Delhi.

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Car warriors Employees at an Uber office on Delhi outskirts

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Riding high Journey in an Uber car

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Woman who has accused a driver contracted with taxi aggregator Uber of trying to sexually harass her after she hailed his cab to go to Gurgaon from Delhi. The driver, identified as Vinod, was arrested.

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The Uber cab driver Vinod who was arrested on molestation charges in Gurgaon.

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Despite a ban on Uber cabs in Delhi after the arrest of one of its drivers for rape, they can still be hired.

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Delhi Women Commission (DCW) Chairperson Barkha Singh talks with Gagan Bhatia, Uber’s General Manager for Delhi region at her office in New Delhi. Bhatia was summoned by the Commission in connection with the rape of an executive by a taxi driver.

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Officials of international taxi-booking service Uber will be questioned by police for the second consecutive day in connection with the alleged rape of a 27-year-old finance company executive by its driver.

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32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav, center, a driver from the international taxi-booking service Uber, is surrounded by police as he is brought out after being produced in a court in New Delhi.

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32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav, a driver from the international taxi-booking service Uber, is surrounded by police as he is brought out after being produced in a court in New Delhi.

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Police take away rape accused taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav after he was produced before a Magistrate Court in New Delhi. Police arrested Yadav in Mathura for allegedly raping a 25-year-old female executive, in New Delhi.

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Delhi government banned all operations by private cab service Uber with immediate effect and blacklisted it from providing any transport service in the national capital in the wake of the alleged rape incident in a taxi plying for it.

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Members of Aisa protest at PHQ after the Uber rape incident in New Delhi.

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