According to state BJP sources, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) is likely to be re-introduced in the winter session of Parliament.
Steadview Capital is reportedly putting capital in a large sum in the round where Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal is also investing
Uber India and South Asia President Amit Jain said the company has grown to a 1,000-member team in the last four years and has expanded operations to 29 Indian cities.
The idea is to give safety net to local cab companies, while having prices set by govt
The company, which is currently present in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, among others, said it will focus on connecting tier-I and II cities to facilitate affordable cab services.
"In fiscal 2016, fleet sales, including to cab aggregators, accounted just about 9 percent of the passenger vehicles volume and this is expected to almost double to 15-17 percent by fiscal 2020," says the Icra report.
MyTaxiIndia, which claims to be present in 200 cities, is looking at rolling out its offerings in the North-East as well as tier I and II cities in states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
Over one lakh drivers attached to two cab aggregators, who began an indefinite strike here from February 22 demanding better incentives and stopping attachment of new cabs, today sought Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari's intervention to solve the deadlock.
Karnataka government today asked the striking drivers attached to cab aggregators Uber and Ola to approach the Labour Court, as their strike with charter of demands entered the second day today.
"Over one lakh drivers attached to Ola and Uber have gone on an indefinite strike, demanding better incentives and stopping of attachment of new cabs, which affects their bookings," Uber, TaxiForSure and Ola (UTO) Drivers and Owners Association President Tanveer Pasha told PTI here.
With its hourly cab rentals, Uber will compete with local taxi companies and Softbank funded Ola which launched hour-based rental services in August 2016.
In an ongoing spat with Karnataka government, world‘s largest cab aggregator Uber on Thursday declined to withdraw its ride-sharing services from Bengaluru.
As the three days time given by Karnataka transport department to cab aggregators against offering share services coming to end, Uber today said that it very much believes in the legality of its shared service ï¿½UberPOOLï¿½.
Researchers from Washington University in the US used analytical modelling to study surge pricing and its effects.
For a manufacturing company there are various inputs that need to be studied, mainly raw material cost, power and subsidies, in order to establish a valid case. However, dumping in the services industry is a new concept that has rattled governments the world over. This is especially so in the case of cab service providers.
With a multi-channel campaign, 'Nahi Rukega India. Cashless Chalega India', the "company aims to motivate people not to stop riding; cash or no cash," Ola said in a statement.
Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra heard the matter partly on behalf of complainant NGO Nyayabhoomi which claimed that Ola, Uber and Taxi for Sure were also allegedly violating permit conditions by running vehicles on diesel and providing point-to-point service in Delhi.
To improve sustainability, Ola is slashing incentives to customers and drivers. The company says it is on track to become the first Indian profitable company in the taxi-aggregation space.
The challenge was launched under the Uber Exchange programme for 28 cities across India with a focus on tier-II cities.
The â€˜Offline‘ feature was piloted in several smaller markets like Indore and Nagpur, and saw significant acceptance among the consumers in these cities over the past few weeks. Following its success in these markets, the feature will be rolled across all the 102 cities that Ola operates in.
Cab aggregator Uber has announced a series of new safety features in the driver‘s app, aimed at predicting, preventing and reducing the number of crashes on the road. These features will be rolled out for drivers in Bengaluru over the next few weeks and then extended to other cities where Uber operates.
With app-based taxi services, hailing a cab has become far easier. But that still hasn‘t ruled out phone calls. During the first three months of this year, about 2.5 billion calls were made between customers and taxi service providers.
SelfDrive.in, the Pune-based online self-drive cab operator, is planning to raise USD 6 million from venture capitalists over the next six months to fund expansion into Delhi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
"In 2016, we are going to start carpool service in Kolkata. This is keeping in view of the high pollution levels which are choking the various metros of the country by bringing down the number of cars on the roads," GM (east) of Uber India Systems Ashwin Dias said.