Ola, Uber drivers' strike: Taxi aggregators' discriminatory practices prompt cabbies to stay off the roads
Drivers owning their own taxis and part of Ola and Uber app-based taxi hailing model are up in arms against the aggregators largely in Mumbai
Uber India head Amit Jain has expressed the company's intention to contribute to the development of startup ecosystem in India
Such tie-ups with taxi aggregators are seen as key for the growth of the car makers as customers' keenness to own a vehicle is on the decline due to bad condition of roads and concerns over heightening pollution
Uber, Ola and other such companies can charge minimal fares, but they cannot charge more than the fares prescribed by the Transport Department, the minister has said
Transportation app Ola will soon extend Wi-Fi services to users across segments including Micro, Mini and even autorickshaws.
Ola slashes prices for Ola Autos and Ola Share in various cities in India, including Mumbai and Pune
Ola Cabs made a string of announcements regarding cost saving price cuts in various cities in India. Some of the new announcements include slashed Ola Auto fares along with low fare rates for Ola Share in Mumbai and Pune and more.
The government is looking into the regulatory matters concerning the taxi hailing apps as it intends to offer a level playing field for the existing radio taxi operators and restrain the taxi hailing apps fleet zoom away with all operational advantages.
The government is mulling blocking mobile taxi hailing apps of Uber, Ola and TaxiForSure all over the country, with the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) seeking views from the Transport Ministry for the same.