Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

Uber driver lodges complaint

An Uber driver has lodged a police complaint alleging that he was subjected to physical assault and his car was damaged by a woman passenger’s friends on Wednesday night. The driver allege...
By Our Bureau in Shakespeare Sarani

Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

How fuel prices burning pockets

Sandip Kayal, 43 Owner of a car rental business with a couple of Swift Dzires and a Toyota Innova ⚫ Monthly diesel expense on one car in 2018 for a contract of 3,000km — Rs 13,000 (approx.) ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.09.20

Action on harassment sends a signal: Mimi

Police on Monday submitted the chargesheet against a yellow taxi driver arrested earlier this month based on actor-turned-MP Mimi Chakraborty’s complaint that he had passed lewd remarks at her. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Gariahat

Calcutta  /  Published 16.09.20

Lewd cabbie arrested

Actor-turned-MP Mimi Chakraborty was allegedly stalked and subjected to lewd gestures by a taxi driver near Ballygunge Phari while she was returning home in her car on Monday afternoon. Mimi, who did...
By Our Bureau in Ballygunge

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

Drivers on strike, judges walk to work in Durgapur

Eleven judges and magistrates have been walking 1km from their quarters to the Durgapur sub-divisional magistrate’s court for the past two days because the drivers of their cars have struck work.The...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


Entertainment  /  Published 08.02.20

Countdown to Oscars 2020

Ahead of the Academy Awards, which India can watch live on Monday morning, here is a list of the favourites and The Telegraph's picks for winners in some categories:Best picture Ford v FerrariThe...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 15.01.20

Fastest World Cup goal-scorer turns cab driver

Former Turkey football legend Hakan Sukur, who holds the record for the fastest goal scored in World Cup history, says he is now an Uber driver in the US.The 48-year-old former Blackburn Rovers, Inter...
By Agencies in

World  /  Published 14.02.20

Indian Uber driver sentenced in the US

An Indian citizen, who worked as an Uber driver, has been sentenced to a year in prison for transporting individuals who had entered the US illegally in exchange for money. Jaswinder Singh, 30, most r...
By PTI in New York

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.19

If only we could trust Uber

Should Uber be kneecapped for its long history of flouting the law, or can it possibly be reformed? Or am I a credulous dolt for even suggesting redemption for one of the sorriest companies ever to em...
By Farhad Manjoo / New York Times News Service in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

Call of duty keeps Selina at the wheel

Lockdown may have sent the vehicles off the roads, but Selina Begum hasn’t stopped driving. The 30-year-old woman from Dakshin Hemtabad, a small village in Hemtabad block and around 20km from here, ...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


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