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Do Ola & Uber Charge Regular Customers More Than First-Timers?

Do Ola & Uber Charge Regular Customers More Than First-Timers?

This is not the first time that cab aggregators—especially Ola and Uber—the country’s two largest cab aggregators have been under the government’s radar regarding non-compliance with the rules.

02 May 2022
CCPA Calls Meeting Next Week With Cab Aggregators Amidst Several Complaints By Customers

CCPA Calls Meeting Next Week With Cab Aggregators Amidst Several Complaints By Customers

CCPA Chief Secretary Nidhi Khare said existing consumers are being charged high rates for a ride, while new users are lured with lower charges for the same...

02 May 2022

Delhi: App-Based Taxi Drivers' Strike To Demand CNG Subsidy, Fare Hike Enters 2nd Day

As the app-based cabs remained off the roads, several people faced difficulties due to non-availability of rides and surge pricing.

Committee To Be Set Up To Consider Auto, Taxi Fare Revision In Delhi: Kailash Gahlot

Committee To Be Set Up To Consider Auto, Taxi Fare Revision In Delhi: Kailash Gahlot

In a tweet, Gahlot said the Kejriwal government understands the concerns of the auto and taxi unions in the city.

15 April 2022

As Passengers Pay Extra To Use AC In Cabs, OLA & Uber Remind Of Kali-Peeli Taxi Days

Customers' and riders’ woes throw light on the issues plaguing the two ride-hailing majors. Is the end near for their model?

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14 March 2022
Ola Electric To Open Next Purchase Window For S1 Pro Scooter On Mar 17, 18

Ola Electric To Open Next Purchase Window For S1 Pro Scooter On Mar 17, 18

The Bengaluru-based company said it is also bringing an exclusive special edition colour ‘Gerua’, in a beautiful glossy finish


27 February 2022
Shabana Azmi Shares Niece's 'Horrific Experience' With Cab Service

Shabana Azmi Shares Niece's 'Horrific Experience' With Cab Service

Meghna Vishwakarma, actress Shabana Azmi's niece, described how her cab driver forced her to get out of the cab in the middle of her journey late at night.


01 January 2022
How Startup Founders Are Dictating Terms While Taking Money From Big Investors

How Startup Founders Are Dictating Terms While Taking Money From Big Investors

Jupiter and ShareChat entering into exclusivity clauses with Tiger Global raises the big question once again—is it time for founders to safeguard themselves...


31 December 2021
India's Gig Economy Mess: Is The Country Unfit For Aggregation Business?

India's Gig Economy Mess: Is The Country Unfit For Aggregation Business?

While the new-age tech companies’ customer network got strengthened, most of them did not concentrate on their service providers’ welfare.


02 December 2021
Ola To Get Listed In First Half Of 2022: CEO Bhavish Aggarwal

Ola To Get Listed In First Half Of 2022: CEO Bhavish Aggarwal

Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal, speaking at the Reuters Next Conference, stated that as part of his ambitions for its EV business, it planned to list the company EV...


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16 November 2021
Ola Personnel Rejig: Quality Assurance Chief Exits, New Futurefactory Chief Appointed

Ola Personnel Rejig: Quality Assurance Chief Exits, New Futurefactory Chief Appointed

Ola like a host of other tech-based startups has witnessed exits of several senior executives. The list includes chief financial officer Swayam Saurabh and...


21 October 2021
OLA Cars Targets $2 Billion GMV In Next 12 Months

OLA Cars Targets $2 Billion GMV In Next 12 Months

Additionally, the company announced plans to hire 10,000 people to steer the company's ambitions.


16 September 2021
Sold Scooters Worth More Than Rs 600cr, 4 Scooters Each Second: Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal

Sold Scooters Worth More Than Rs 600cr, 4 Scooters Each Second: Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal

In a blogpost, Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal announced that keeping in mind their production plans, customers have time till today to place orders for their S1 and...


09 September 2021
Ola Becomes Latest To Join The Growing Electric Vehicles' Bandwagon In India

Ola Becomes Latest To Join The Growing Electric Vehicles' Bandwagon In India

The EV sales in India stood at 3,80,000 in 2019-20, and the EV battery market stood at 5.4GWh during the year, according to India Energy Storage Alliance...


03 August 2021
No Woman’s Land: Female Cab Drivers On Indian Roads

No Woman’s Land: Female Cab Drivers On Indian Roads

The traditional taxis have always remained heavily male-dominated, but female drivers have always posed a serious threat to the long-established ideas of...


09 July 2021
Temasek, Warburg Pincus, Bhavish Aggarwal Invest USD 500 Million In Ola

Temasek, Warburg Pincus, Bhavish Aggarwal Invest USD 500 Million In Ola

Ola is a taxi service provider in India, Australia, and New Zealand, established by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati in 2011. In some markets, it also competes...


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20 May 2020
Ola To Lay Off 1,400 Staff As Revenues Plunge By 95% Due To COVID-19

Ola To Lay Off 1,400 Staff As Revenues Plunge By 95% Due To COVID-19

The company said this will be a one-time exercise and will be complete by the end of this week for the India Mobility business, and by the end of next week for...


11 September 2019
Auto Sector Slowdown: It's Not About Ola, Uber Rides, Reasons Lie Elsewhere

Auto Sector Slowdown: It's Not About Ola, Uber Rides, Reasons Lie Elsewhere

It would be wrong to look at the taxi services to identify the slump. The reasons are elsewhere, related to the overall slump of the economy which showed a low...


11 July 2019
I Was Pulled Out Of Car, Abused And Threatened: Bengali Actor Alleges Assault By App-Cab Driver

I Was Pulled Out Of Car, Abused And Threatened: Bengali Actor Alleges Assault By App-Cab Driver

Swastika Dutta, a popular name in Bengali serials, said in a Facebook post on Wednesday that the app-based cab driver cancelled the ride midway and misbehaved...


12 July 2019
Life Without Google? 'Sab Thapp Ho Jayega' - Why Google Maps Are A Lifeline For Cab Drivers

Life Without Google? 'Sab Thapp Ho Jayega' - Why Google Maps Are A Lifeline For Cab Drivers

Things have changed with the logistics, taxi and home delivery services that have sprung up on the back of Google Maps.


02 March 2019
A Telegram From 009

A Telegram From 009

Ten years is a long time to ponder upon the best and worst life has thrown at us and grow wiser for the next ten


19 February 2019
Flipkart Co-Founder Sachin Bansal Invests Rs 650 Crore In Ola

Flipkart Co-Founder Sachin Bansal Invests Rs 650 Crore In Ola

In the largest financing by an individual in the history of Ola, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has invested about Rs 650 crore in the Indian ride-hailing...


03 December 2018
Bengaluru: 4 Men Rob Ola Cab Driver, Force His Wife To Strip On Video Call

Bengaluru: 4 Men Rob Ola Cab Driver, Force His Wife To Strip On Video Call

The incident took place on Friday, when the cab driver got a booking from Adugodi and reached the pick-up point.


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