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Uber Cabs

No Woman’s Land: Female Cab Drivers On Indian Roads

Aug 03, 2021 Pallavi Bansal

The traditional taxis have always remained heavily male-dominated, but female drivers have always posed a serious threat to the long-established ideas of patriarchy and masculinity.

Coronavirus Impact: Uber India Follows In Ola's Footsteps, Lays Off Around 600 Employees

May 26, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The cab aggregator said that the 'impact of Covid-19' has led it to take the decision to lay off staff.

Uber Partners With DMRC, Introduces Public Transport Service In Delhi

The public transport feature launched on the Uber app in Delhi may be a test to understand people's preferences

Auto Sector Slowdown: It's Not About Ola, Uber Rides, Reasons Lie Elsewhere

Sep 11, 2019 Hardev Sanotra

It would be wrong to look at the taxi services to identify the slump. The reasons are elsewhere, related to the overall slump of the economy which showed a low GDP growth of 5 per cent in August this year as compared to 8 per cent growth in the same month last year.

'I'll Tear Your Clothes If You Do Not Leave Now': Uber Driver Threatens Bengaluru Woman During Cab Ride

Narrating her ordeal in a social media post, the woman said that Uber's safety system was "extremely messed up".

31 July, 2019

Supreme Court Asks Centre To Consider Bringing Law To Regulate Taxi Service Providers Ola, Uber

Outlook Web Bureau

The court order came when it was informed by the petitioner that there were no laws to regulate these service providers.

11 July, 2019

I Was Pulled Out Of Car, Abused And Threatened: Bengali Actor Alleges Assault By App-Cab Driver

Outlook Web Bureau

Swastika Dutta, a popular name in Bengali serials, said in a Facebook post on Wednesday that the app-based cab driver cancelled the ride midway and misbehaved with her in Kolkata.

28 June, 2019

Indian-origin Uber Driver Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For kidnapping Female Passenger In US

Outlook Web Bureau

Harbir Parmar, 25 of New York had pled guilty in March this year, before US District Judge Vincent Briccetti, who imposed three-year sentence on charges of kidnapping and wire fraud.

20 June, 2019

Differently-Abled Activist Arman Ali Harassed By Uber Cab Drivers In Chennai

Abdul Gani

Arman Ali, the director of National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) in Delhi, says it is unfortunate that India is still not a comfortable place for the differently-abled people.

19 February, 2019

Flipkart Co-Founder Sachin Bansal Invests Rs 650 Crore In Ola

Outlook Web Bureau

In the largest financing by an individual in the history of Ola, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has invested about Rs 650 crore in the Indian ride-hailing company to compete with the rival Uber.

30 August, 2018

India Among Five Countries Shortlisted For Uber’s Air Mobility Concept

Outlook Web Bureau

Uber will choose one of the cities from these 5 shortlisted countries as its third launch city for flying taxis -- after Dallas and Los Angeles in the US.


26 June, 2018

Mumbai Journalist Alleges Assault By Fellow Rider In Uber Cab, Complaint Registered

Outlook Web Bureau

The journalist said when she tried to reason with the woman, the latter abused her "racially" over her looks and physically assaulted her in the car.

21 March, 2018

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Tests After Fatal Accident

The car, a Volvo XC90 equipped with sensors, struck and killed a 49-year-old woman in Arizona, USA

20 March, 2018

Uber Suspends Road-Testing After Woman Struck And Killed By Self-Driving Vehicle

Outlook Web Bureau

The accident could have far-reaching consequences for the development of self-driving vehicles which have been billed as potentially safer than human drivers.

19 March, 2018

Ola, Uber Drivers Begin Indefinite Strike, MNS Leader Breaks Cab's Windshield

Outlook Web Bureau

Other taxi organisations, including the Mumbai Taximen's Union, have also lent support to the strike.

18 March, 2018

Uber, Ola To Go On Indefinite Strike From Midnight

Outlook Web Bureau

The strike is expected to be observed in key cities like Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune among other cities.


16 March, 2018

Uber And Ola Drivers Threaten Indefinite Strike From Sunday Midnight

Outlook Web Bureau

The strike is expected to be observed in key cities such as Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune among other cities.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.

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Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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