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Karnataka Asks Ola, Uber, Rapido To Stop Auto Services In Bengaluru

This move is followed by several complaints of overcharging for autorickshaw rides by app-based aggregators such as Uber and Ola

07 October 2022

Uber cab (Representative image)

'Uber Files': A Look Back At 2014 Delhi Rape Case, Uber's Response And Fresh Revelations

Internal emails and around 1,24,000 documents revealed how the company’s staff in its San Francisco headquarters panicked following the sexual assault inside an Uber cab by its driver in Delhi on December 5.


Ola Cabs.

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.


Moove's co-CEO and co-founder Ladi Delano presenting mobility entrepreneurs in India their Moove-fin

Uber’s Vehicle Partner, Moove, Launches Operations In India

The startup offers accessible vehicle financing exclusively to drivers on Uber’s platform

26 July 2022

‘Uber Files’ Leak: How Blame Game, ‘Kill Switch’, Lobby Was Used To Expand Cab Business

The investigation reveals how the company established itself as lobbyists pressed government officials to drop investigations, rewrite labour and taxi laws, and relax background checks on drivers


OLA Cabs.

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 distance.

02 May 2022

Uber Driver Will Be Able To See Trip Destination Before Accepting Ride

The move follows feedback that the ride-hailing app received from its National Driver Advisory Council which was launched in March 2022 to facilitate a two-way dialogue between Uber and drivers across six metro cities to...

14 July 2022

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Uber strike in Delhi

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.

19 April 2022

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15 April 2022
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.


29 March 2022
As Passengers Pay Extra To Use AC In Cabs, OLA & Uber Remind Of Kali-Peeli Taxi Days

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?


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.


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...


26 May 2020
Coronavirus Impact: Uber India Follows In Ola's Footsteps, Lays Off Around 600 Employees

Coronavirus Impact: Uber India Follows In Ola's Footsteps, Lays Off Around 600 Employees

The cab aggregator said that the 'impact of Covid-19' has led it to take the decision to lay off staff.


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23 October 2019
Uber Partners With DMRC, Introduces Public Transport Service In Delhi

Uber Partners With DMRC, Introduces Public Transport Service In Delhi

The public transport feature launched on the Uber app in Delhi may be a test to understand people's preferences


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...


06 August 2019
'I'll Tear Your Clothes If You Do Not Leave Now': Uber Driver Threatens Bengaluru Woman During Cab Ride

'I'll Tear Your Clothes If You Do Not Leave Now': Uber Driver Threatens Bengaluru Woman During Cab Ride

Narrating her ordeal in a social media post, the woman said that Uber's safety system was "extremely messed up".


31 July 2019
Supreme Court Asks Centre To Consider Bringing Law To Regulate Taxi Service Providers Ola, Uber

Supreme Court Asks Centre To Consider Bringing Law To Regulate Taxi Service Providers Ola, Uber

The court order came when it was informed by the petitioner that there were no laws to regulate these service providers.


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.


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...


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28 June 2019
Indian-origin Uber Driver Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For kidnapping Female Passenger In US

Indian-origin Uber Driver Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For kidnapping Female Passenger In US

Harbir Parmar, 25 of New York had pled guilty in March this year, before US District Judge Vincent Briccetti, who imposed three-year sentence on charges of...


20 June 2019
Differently-Abled Activist Arman Ali Harassed By Uber Cab Drivers In Chennai

Differently-Abled Activist Arman Ali Harassed By Uber Cab Drivers In Chennai

Arman Ali, the director of National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) in Delhi, says it is unfortunate that India is still not a...


02 March 2019
From Telegram To Twitter: Things That Changed In Last 10 Years

From Telegram To Twitter: Things That Changed In Last 10 Years

Some are fading away, some spanking new: the things we live around with a lightness of being


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...


30 August 2018
India Among Five Countries Shortlisted For Uber’s Air Mobility Concept

India Among Five Countries Shortlisted For Uber’s Air Mobility Concept

Uber will choose one of the cities from these 5 shortlisted countries as its third launch city for flying taxis -- after Dallas and Los Angeles in the US.


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