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Uber, Ola clock half a billion rides in 2016, says RedSeer

Friday, February 17, 2017 | More »

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Ride-hailing companies Uber and Ola carried out approximately 500 million rides in 2016, according to a report by RedSeer Management Consulting, a Bangalore-based consultancy firm. The number of rides by ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd-backed Ola, and US-based Uber Technologies Inc’s India subsidiary Ube...

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Ola, Uber drivers go on strike in Bangalore as talks fail; one attempts suicide

As the latest round of talks between driver representatives and cab-aggregators failed, drivers associated with taxi-hailing companies Ola and Uber have launched a fresh round of agitation in Bangalore. One of the protesters attempted suicide outside Ola office by consuming poison. He has been rushe...

16 February, 2017 | More »

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Ola, Uber services affected as drivers go on strike in Bangalore

Taxi-hailing services of Ola and Uber have been partially affected by a strike called by various unions protesting a recent hike in driving licence and other fees by the Regional Transport Office (RTO), apart from the flexible fare structure followed by cab aggregators and falling incomes of driver...

15 February, 2017 | More »

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Cab drivers protest outside Ola offices in Delhi

The agitation by Uber and Ola drivers demanding better incentives got out of control in the national capital on Monday, with protesters gathering around Ola’s offices in the city. A person aware of the development told Techcircle that after protests flared up at one of its offices, the cab-hai...

13 February, 2017 | More »

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Jugnoo launches taxi aggregation amid strike by Ola, Uber drivers

SoCoMo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs on-demand delivery services startup and auto rickshaw aggregator Jugnoo, has announced its entry into the taxi aggregation business at a time when key players in the segment are facing drivers’ ire over diminishing incentives and low earnings. “We hav...

13 February, 2017 | More »

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Top-level exits continue at Ola as another senior exec quits

The exodus of key personnel at cab-hailing firm Ola shows no signs of stopping, with another top-level resignation coming to the fore. Chief operating officer of offline initiatives, Anuj Bhargava, who was instrumental to some of Ola’s recent initiatives like Ola Play, has resigned, a company spok...

13 February, 2017 | More »

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Two more senior execs leave Flipkart

India’s largest e-commerce marketplace Flipkart has suffered another bout of senior-level exits at its engineering team, a national daily reported on Friday. Citing unnamed people aware of the development, The Times of India reported that Ashish Gupta, vice president, engineering, and Ashish Vikra...

10 February, 2017 | More »

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Uber, Ola drivers go on strike in Delhi; demand better incentives

Just as app-based taxi drivers’ agitation over falling incomes is fast spreading to more Indian cities, drivers of cab-hailing companies Uber and Ola started an indefinite strike in the national capital from Friday to protest against the unfriendly policies of their employers. The protest comes we...

10 February, 2017 | More »

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Flipkart’s Sachin Bansal reiterates stand on ‘level playing field’ for local cos

E-commerce giant Flipkart’s co-founder Sachin Bansal has re-ignited the debate around a “level playing field” for Indian startups, saying it is essential to ensure that local companies don’t get “prematurely killed” by foreign competition. “Indian companies can and they...

9 February, 2017 | More »

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Ola CFO Rajiv Bansal, CMO Sarup resign

Cab-hailing service Ola’s chief financial officer (CFO) Rajiv Bansal and chief marketing officer (CMO) Raghuvesh Sarup have quit the company, a person directly aware of the development told Techcircle. The person also said that Pallav Singh, senior vice president and one of Ola’s earlies...

9 February, 2017 | More »

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