In Delhi, auto-rickshaw, cab, and taxi unions went on a strike, demanding a CNG subsidy and a fare revision amid rising fuel prices, on April 18. As per PTI, the auto-rickshaw Sangh said, they will protest outside the residence of CM Kejriwal. Notably, due to fuel price hikes, commuters are facing difficulties, as cabs and autos are on strike, whereas Uber and Ola's prices are high due to demand.
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Concerned about the rising fuel prices, the Cab Auto Sanyukt Morcha (CASM) called for a strike on April 12. Planned in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula, the protest will have 'Chakka-Jam' in three regions, as the prices of petrol and diesel surged from Rs 45 to Rs 82 per liter. However, emergency services are exempted from strikes. The CASM also said, the protest will intensify if their demands go unheard.
In West Bengal, app based cab services would follow regulations issued by Mamata Banerjee led TMC Government. Issued on March 3, the regulations include no cancellation by drivers, no cancellation charges for riders, provision on fines, cancellation of license of aggregators and others. Furthermore, the cabs will follow base fair, imposed by the transport department, allowing aggregators to charge 50% lower than base fare and 50% in case of… read-more
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The cab drivers association will gherao Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa's residence on March 31 demanding justice for a driver who suicided. Reportedly, a cab driver Pratap (35) immolated in his cab over increased fuel prices and a dispute with Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC). Moreover, Bengaluru airport authorities have urged passengers to use bus services or make their own arrangements as cab drivers called… read-more
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For alleged GST evasion, a probe has been initiated against cab aggregators Uber India and Ola by the Director-General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence(DGGI). Reportedly, the duo has not paid GST on the incentives paid to the drivers and charges imposed from the customers for cancellation of rides. Besides, Uber India and Ola need to pay a tax of about Rs 800 crore, and Rs 300 crore respectively. Moreover, DGGI has summoned companies'… read-more
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To eliminate the "headache of booking a cab" and provide a punctual ride to commuters, Meru Mobility has rolled out its 'Reserve' service in India. The service provides advance booking of cabs for upto 30 days that too without variation in the prices. Moreover, users can modify, withdraw or rebook rides without any additional charges. Besides, there will be no surge pricing exercise by the company.