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App Cabs
News  /  Published 06.08.22

Parked cars, traffic violations spark chaos in front of Kolkata airport

A section of app cab drivers as well as those who regularly commute to the airport also park their vehicles in front of the terminal building. As a result of these cars, parked on multiple lanes in f...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.04.22

New Town residents demand more buses

Residents of New Town are demanding more buses to improve the township’s connectivity to other parts of the city. The need for adequate public transport is being felt acutely now as most Covid-...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 15.03.22

Video call blamed for Parama pile-up

The police said the first vehicle to be hit from behind was a Swift Dzire. The rear end of the car below the boot almost came off in the impact. After the driver stepped out and started talking to th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

News  /  Published 13.03.22

App cab drivers cancel rides to save commission

App cab drivers are allegedly finding ways to dodge paying commission to the aggregator platforms they log on to. Some of them have been cancelling a ride after asking for permission from the passeng...
By Anasuya Basu in Ballygunge

News  /  Published 02.03.22

Drive a bargain in Kolkata on new cab app with Russian connection

A new ride-hailing app will let you haggle over fares. InDriver, an international ride-hailing service that is set to come to the city next month, allows the rider to suggest a fare for his or her tr...
By Anasuya Basu in Ballygunge

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News  /  Published 07.12.21

Monday downpour during exam time poses challenges for Kolkata schools

Some parents said they could not get an app cab in the morning - the app showed “No cars available.” “I tried two operators and then after 15 minutes I decided not to wait anymore b...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.10.21

Attack cry against Kolkata app cab drivers

Two police complaints of misbehaviour and attack have been lodged by app cab passengers against drivers between Sunday and Monday. A man lodged a complaint on Kolkata police’s Bondhu app allegi...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 19.07.21

Gang boards app cab, robs techie

A woman who would step out of her home to feed stray dogs was allegedly verbally abused by a neighbour. The woman, who lives with her mother in south Calcutta, lodged a police complaint saying the ne...
By Our Special Correspondent in EM Bypass

Calcutta  /  Published 23.03.21

App cabs caught in row over AC

Many Calcuttans who depend on app cabs are facing the heat literally as drivers are allegedly refusing to switch on the air-conditioner despite a fare that includes the payment for an AC ride. Many d...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.01.21

App-cab gang targeted bar patrons

The gang that had robbed a trader in a car he had boarded after stepping out of a bar on EM Bypass early on Christmas is suspected to have robbed more people coming out of bars along the stretch, poli...
By Our Special Correspondent in Tiljala


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