Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicCab services

Topic: cab services

Uber had ‘explored’ selling its India business but stock market rout squashed those plans

Company spokesperson Ruchica Tomar disputed the idea it had considered retreating from India and said that it was not leaving the country, ‘not even for a minute’.

Drivers cancelling rides top issue for 79% of taxi app users, survey finds

Drivers cancelling rides due to unfavourable destination or non-cash payment is cab app users’ biggest headache, according to a nationwide survey by community platform LocalCircles.

Delhi’s cab, auto drivers are upset with Kejriwal, AAP. But here’s how they plan to vote

Delhi’s cab drivers say AAP govt has failed to protect them in face of competition from Ola and Uber, while auto drivers complain that free bus rides for women scheme has hurt them.

Nirmala Sitharaman’s not wrong. Ola and Uber can hurt car sales

Car makers are milking the situation to get tax concessions from a harried govt. But if car costs are too high, why can’t they cut prices? They can afford it.

Millennials’ preference for Ola, Uber added to auto sector slowdown: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said several factors have led to the slowdown, and cited studies that said there was a change in the mindset of millenials when it comes to transport.

ओला और ऊबर के ड्राइवरों के लिए, यह उल्टी में लिथड़ी नववर्ष की पूर्व संध्या होगी

नववर्ष की पूर्व-संध्या या क्रिसमस पर उनका काम केवल ड्राइविंग नहीं होता, इसमें अभद्र यात्रियों को झेलना और उल्टी साफ करना भी शामिल है.

For Uber and Ola drivers, it’s going to be a vomit-soaked New Year’s Eve

Driving isn’t their only job on days like New Years’ Eve or Christmas; facing rowdy passengers and cleaning vomit also figure in a day’s work.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.