Delivery Executive
Opinion  /  Published 14.12.21

Letters to the Editor: We need laws to ensure delivery workers are treated with respect and paid fairly

Tough lives Sir — We are often blind to the trials and tribulations of those who work to put a steaming plate of food in front of us. A recent photoessay on food couriers in Johannesburg brough...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.07.21

Jabs for auto drivers, LPG delivery men

The Dhanbad district administration on Friday conducted a special vaccination drive for auto rickshaw drivers and LPG cylinder delivery boys, during which around 200 persons were vaccinated. The...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

Life hobbles from blow to blow

A man lost his first job in 2017, amid the slump triggered by the demonetisation. The Covid-19 lockdown robbed him of his second job, a contractual one. At 51, the man started another rigorous job. ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.02.21

Fuel prices: Zomato hikes salaries

Online food ordering platform Zomato on Thursday said it restructured its delivery partner remuneration to factor in the fuel price hike, a move that will increase their earnings by 7-8 per cent. The...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.19

Valuable history from @theroyalfamily

Sir — Millions of people around the world use the social media platform, Instagram. Recently, Queen Elizabeth II also made her maiden post on Instagram, on the British royal family’s official hand...
By The Telegraph


India  /  Published 16.04.20

Flurry after pizza man tests positive

Pizza outlets and delivery services rushed to assure customers they were safe after it emerged on Thursday that a pizza-delivery man who worked for a South Delhi outlet had tested positive for the nov...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.19

A bite of freedom for women

Women are criss-crossing the city on bikes, delivering biryani to Black Forest cake from morning till evening. Food delivery apps have seen several women sign up as delivery agents over the past year ...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.19

Zomato delivery boys in meat protest

Some delivery executives on food delivery platform Zomato said they have suspended service in parts of Howrah, alleging they were being compelled to deliver beef and pork. One of the delivery executiv...
By Our Special Correspondent in Howrah

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.19

Zomato's principled stand is rare and refreshing

Food provides much thought in the Indian context. That is because the relationship between food and faith remains fraught. Some are of the view that the tension has been aggravated with New India’s ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 31.07.19

Zomato serves up exemplary lesson on idea of India

Food platform Zomato has served up an exemplary lesson on the idea of India, telling a customer who had demanded his delivery agent be changed because he was a “Muslim fellow” that the company is ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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