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Bengaluru: Auto rides set to cost more from today; here's all you need to know
India

Bengaluru: Auto rides set to cost more from today; here's all you need to know

The minimum fare of auto rickshaws has increased from Rs 25 to Rs 30 for a distance of 2 kms and customers will have to pay Rs 2 extra for every additional kilometre

Seven killed, four wounded in Bihar's Gaya after speeding truck hits two autorickshaws; condition of some injured critical, say police
India

Seven killed, four wounded in Bihar's Gaya after speeding truck hits two autorickshaws; condition of some injured critical, say police

The incident took place on GT road (NH 2) near Bishunganj village under Amas police station of Gaya district.

Govt to exempt EVs, alternative fuel-powered vehicles from permit requirements, says union road minister Nitin Gadkari
Business

Govt to exempt EVs, alternative fuel-powered vehicles from permit requirements, says union road minister Nitin Gadkari

We have decided to exempt EVs and all vehicles including autorickshaws, buses, taxis run on alternative fuel like ethanol, biodiesel, CNG, methanol and biofuel, from permit requirements, Nitin Gadkari said.

Maha CM downplays Marathi clause for autos, says 70% licenses issued to non-Marathi speakers
Mumbai

Maha CM downplays Marathi clause for autos, says 70% licenses issued to non-Marathi speakers

Maharashtra CM sought to downplay the issue of mandatory Marathi clause for obtaining new auto permits, saying last year nearly 70 per cent of such licences were issued to drivers who did not know the state language.

Don't know Marathi, can't drive autos: Here's how Shiv Sena plans to gain from the move in Maharashtra
Mumbai

Don't know Marathi, can't drive autos: Here's how Shiv Sena plans to gain from the move in Maharashtra

Shiv Sena, which started its journey with the plank of sons of the soil and language – together, it is asmita – has not given up on them.

Maharashtra at it again: Now, only Marathi-speaking people can get autorickshaw permits in Mumbai
Mumbai

Maharashtra at it again: Now, only Marathi-speaking people can get autorickshaw permits in Mumbai

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued an order making Marathi mandatory for those seeking permit to ride an autorickshaw in Maharashtra.

Delhi: Autorickshaws, taxi unions to go on strike on Thursday
Delhi

Delhi: Autorickshaws, taxi unions to go on strike on Thursday

Public transport services are likely to be hit in the city on Thursday due to a strike called by transporters, in protest against the Centre's new bill on road safety and transport.

Chennai's autos to get meters, panic button: Will it get Jaya votes?
India

Chennai's autos to get meters, panic button: Will it get Jaya votes?

Once implemented, Chennai will be the only city where people can press a panic button if the driver acts weird and the meters are monitored through GPS.

Autorickshaws in Jaipur to be fitted with GPS
News & Analysis

Autorickshaws in Jaipur to be fitted with GPS

Around 12,000 autorickshaws in the city will be fitted with global positioning system (GPS) to enable police track them down in case of emergencies...