App Cabs
Calcutta  /  Published 04.07.20

Murder in car, cabbie claims debt distress

A woman was offered a lift by one of her neighbours in his app cab and stabbed to death inside the vehicle on Southern Avenue before being dumped off the Bypass on Friday evening, police said. The ne...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Driver in ‘financial distress’ commits suicide in Kolkata

A 28-year-old app cab driver has killed himself, and his family spoke about the financial distress he was in over the past few months since the lockdown had been imposed to slow down the spread of Cov...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.20

Nod for app cabs with conditions

The Bengal government has decided to allow app cabs within the jurisdiction of the police commissionerates of Calcutta, Howrah, Bidhannagar and Barrackpore with a set of riders.App cabs will carry onl...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.05.20

App cab driver to fishmonger

An app cab driver now sells fish to run his family because he doesn’t know when and if cabs would return to roads.Balaram Nag used to set out early in the morning till March 22 with a Tata Zest whil...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 04.05.20

Cabs, buses back on Guwahati roads but...

With the lockdown being relaxed in Guwahati, app-based cab aggregators have started operating but the prices have seen a surcharge.Speaking to The Telegraph, All Assam CAB Operators’ Union’s presi...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 22.04.20

200 app cabs for medical emergency

A few app cabs are now available for medical emergencies .Calls can be made to 9804886028 or text messages sent to 9432324341, stating the pick-up location and time two to three hours before the pick-...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.03.20

Zzzuber! Rider says she drove

A 28-year-old woman was forced to drive an Uber cab after its driver was falling asleep on way from Pune to Mumbai. The incident came to light after Tejaswini Divya Naik posted videos of the February...
By PTI in Pune

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.20

App cab hits bike, 1 injured

A woman riding pillion on a motorbike was injured after the two-wheeler was hit by an app cab on EM Bypass, near the Bagmari crossing, on Monday afternoon. Rakhi Sikaro, 21, suffered injuries on her l...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.20

Phone peril in app cabs

Actress Sonam Kapoor had recently tweeted of her “scariest experience” with Uber in London saying she was “super shaken”. In Calcutta, hundreds of people using app cabs, particularly at night,...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 20.12.19

All hail, app cabs back on roads

With mobile Internet services restored in Assam, app-based taxi services resumed operations, bringing relief to commuters.President of the All Assam Cab Operators’ Union Ismail Ali said, “We have ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati


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