Delhi Govt to Provide Free Ration; Financial Aid to Auto, Taxi Drivers

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The Delhi government will provide free ration for two months to 72 lakh ration card holders and financial assistance of Rs 5,000 to auto-rickshaw and taxi drivers in the city to help them tide over the COVID-19 crisis, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday. However, the decision to provide free ration does not mean … Read more

Cab Services Hit At Bengaluru Airport After Taxi Driver Dies By Suicide

Bengaluru Airport Becomes First in South India to Have Parallel Runway After DGCA Approval

Taxi services were severely hit at the Bengaluru airport on Wednesday as several taxi drivers decided to stay off road after a cab driver died by suicide on Tuesday. The Kempegowda International Airport Limited, which operates the Bengaluru airport, issued an advisory asking fliers to use the BMTC bus services in the absence of taxis … Read more

News 18 Afternoon Digest: Mann ki Baat LIVE Updates; Taxi, Auto Night Fares Hiked In Mumbai and Other Stories

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Mann ki Baat LIVE Updates: PM Modi Talks Water Conservation in Monthly Address Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation during the 74th edition of his monthly radio program, Mann Ki Baat, at 11 am today. PM Modi had sought suggestions from people on his social media accounts earlier this month about topics for … Read more

Taxi, Auto Night Fares Hiked In Mumbai. Here’s How Much You’ll Have to Pay from Tomorrow

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The transport ministry on Saturday introduced new tariff cards taking the minimum night fare for an auto to Rs 27 and for a taxi to Rs 32 in Mumbai. While releasing the renewed prices, transport chief Avinash Dhakne noted that tariff cards for autos and taxis will be valid only from March 1 till May … Read more

Taxi Dropped Off 2 People Near the Israel Embassy Blast Spot, Delhi Police Finds CCTV Footage

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New Delhi: Security personnel inspect the area after a low intensity blast outside the Israeli Embassy, in New Delhi, Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. No injuries were reported. (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh) The Special Cell, which visited the spot in the morning, is probing the blast that occurred on Friday evening in the heart of the national … Read more

‘Hello Taxi’ Scam Accused Arrested in Delhi After Complaints from 350 Investors

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‘Hello Taxi Scheme’ absconding accused held. The EOW received complaints from more than 350 investors with the invested amount being more than Rs 10 croreas the directors of the accused company actively induced the complainants on the pretext of high returns. IANS Last Updated: December 11, 2020, 06:43 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Economic Offences … Read more

Some Auto, Taxi Unions in Delhi to Join Farmers for ‘Bharat Bandh’ Tomorrow

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Image for representation. Delhi Taxi Tourist Transporters Association President Sanjay Samrat said in a statement that several unions, including Delhi State Taxi Cooperative Society, and Kaumi Ekta Welfare Association will join the strike on December 8. Representaives of various bus and taxi associations on Sunday visited the protesters at Singhu border to extend their support … Read more

After Oppn, Auto & Taxi Unions in Delhi Lend Support to Bharat Bandh as Farmers Continue Agitation

Farmers’ Protest LIVE Updates: After Oppn, Auto & Taxi Unions in Delhi Lend Support to Bharat Bandh as Farmers Continue Agitation

The Congress, TRS, DMK and the AAP joined other opposition parties in extending support to the Bharat Bandh on December 8 called by farmer unions which have been protesting on Delhi’s borders for 11 days demanding repeal of the Centre’s new agri-marketing laws. The Trinamool Congress, RJD and the Left parties, besides a joint platform … Read more

All India Taxi Union Threatens to Go on Strike if Demands of Agitating Farmers Not Met Within 2 Days

A man on a two wheeler rides past parked yellow taxis during West Bengal state lockdown due to coronavirus spread in Kolkata.  (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

Image for representation. (AP Photo/Bikas Das) “If government does not take these laws back in two days, then we will remove our vehicles from the roads. We request all drivers across India to stop their vehicles from December 3,” Bhullar said. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: November 30, 2020, 23:14 IST FOLLOW US ON: The … Read more

Nayla Abu Jubbah: Meet Gaza’s first woman taxi driver | World News

Nayla Abu Jubbah: Meet Gaza's first woman taxi driver | World News

GAZA: Palestinian mother-of-five Nayla Abu Jubbah launched a small revolution this week by becoming the first female taxi driver in the deeply conservative Gaza Strip. In the impoverished Palestinian territory, women have the same legal rights as men to drive a vehicle, but in practice the trade of taxi driver has been exclusively male — … Read more

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