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Kolkata Taxis go on indefinite strike over demands of fare hike

Sep 18, 2014    

Kolkata Taxis went off the roads in the metropolis on Thursday in response to an indefinite strike called by Left-backed unions, inconveniencing office-goers and long distance passengers at the railway stations and airport.Following withdrawal of about 50,000 taxis from the roads for the eighth time since August, other public transport system comprising buses, trams and the Metro were overcrowded.There were no taxis at the airport and the two major railway stations at Howrah and Sealdah causing hardship to long distance travellers."Buses are refusing to carry bulky bags. How will I go hom...

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