Auto drivers to go on 2-day strike in Hyderabad

The Auto Unions Joint Action Committee (JAC) has given a 48-hour bandh call in twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad from February 19 midnight to press for their demands.

Auto, taxi drivers to get health cover under RSBY

After extending health cover under
Rashtriya Swasthiya Bima Yogana (RSBY) scheme to domestic and
beedi workers and porters among others, the government has now
decided to bring auto and taxi drivers under its ambit.

Commuters bear brunt of auto drivers’ `strike`

For the second day,
commuters in the western suburbs faced hardship after a small
group of rogue auto rickshaw drivers, irked over the RTO
campaign against faulty meters, violently coerced several auto
drivers to not ply.

HC stays govt`s order for GPS installation for 200 autos

The Delhi High Court Tueday
stayed the city government`s notification demanding Rs 15,000
from auto drivers for installation of global positioning
system (GPS) in their vehicles.