Taxi drivers hospitalised after Beijing pesticide protest: Police

 More than 30 taxi drivers were hospitalised after apparently drinking pesticide during a protest in central Beijing over a dispute with authorities, police said on Saturday.

Banned Iranian director wins top honour at Berlin film fest

Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi's latest movie 'Taxi' has won the Golden Bear for best film at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.

Iran`s Panahi wins Berlin film fest Golden Bear top prize

Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi won the Golden Bear top prize at the 65th Berlin film festival Saturday for "Taxi", his third movie made in defiance of an official ban. 

Mamata relaxes refusal fine for taxis

 Conceding the demand of taxi drivers, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced revocation of the steep Rs.3,000 fine on taxi drivers refusing passengers and laid down a five-stage fine structure.

Chennai-based radio taxi service gets nod to ply in Delhi; Uber awaits permit

Delhi government on Friday granted the licence to a Chennai-based cab service provider to run radio taxis in the national capital even as the decision on extending such permits to the US-based firm Uber, Taxi For Sure and another taxi service provider is yet to be taken.

David Beckham becomes 'taxi driver' for his kids
David Beckham becomes 'taxi driver' for his kids

Former footballer David Beckham says he has become “a taxi driver” for his four children after retirement.

Why can't sites of app-based cab services be blocked? Delhi HC asks

Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government why websites of app-based cabs cannot be blocked on a PIL alleging that these taxi services were operating despite the government banning them.

Delhi sets new rules for radio taxis, including Uber
Delhi sets new rules for radio taxis, including Uber

App-based cab booking services like Uber, which reignited the women safety debate in India, may be back on Delhi roads given if they follow the new set of rules by Delhi Transport Department.

Washington takes on Uber with its own taxi app

Washington is developing a smartphone app to enable its taxis to compete head-on with Uber and other ride-sharing services, the US capital`s taxi commission said Friday.

Three-day vehicle strike starts in Aizawl

There was minimum vehicular traffic in Aizawl as Commercial Vehicle Joint Action Committee organised three-day strike from 6 am on Wednesday to protest different decisions made by the state government.

Uber has flouted many norms: DCW

The international rental taxi chain, Uber, has flouted various legal norms which led to the alleged rape of 27-year-old finance executive by a driver, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) claimed on Tuesday.

Another taxi strike in Kolkata on Dec 8

Taxi services are likely to be hit in the metropolis for the ninth time since August following a strike call given by labour organisation, the Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU), demanding a fare hike and protesting against alleged police atrocities on drivers.

Unions call 'total' transport strike in West Bengal on Friday

With over 30,000 taxis remaining off the roads on the first day of an indefinite strike called by unions, commuters in the city are bracing for another round of hardship on Friday with the trade unions calling a "total" transport strike across the state.

Kolkata transport workers to hold rally today

A section of transport workers will on Wednesday take out a huge rally to protest against what they call "anarchy" in public transport services and police atrocities on taxi drivers.

Eight killed as taxi plunges into Chenab in Jammu

Eight people were killed after their vehicle plunged into the Chenab river in Kishtwar district of Jammu region Wednesday, police said.

European taxis cause chaos in app protest

Taxi drivers brought parts of London, Paris and other European cities to a standstill today as they protested against new private cab apps such as Uber which have shaken up the industry.

Becks eyeing London `black cab` to sneak around incognito

David Beckham now wants to buy a London black taxi so that he can sneak around incognito, it has been revealed.

Man accused of assaulting Indian-origin cabbie moons reporters

A man accused of seriously assaulting an Indian-origin taxi driver dropped his pants to "moon" reporters outside an Australian court.

Church-backed body supports locals in taxi row with Russians

Locals are up in arms against Russian taxi operators, saying the foreigners are snatching away their source of livelihood.

Taxis light up airstrip in Peru for medevac flight

Their lights blaring in the night, hundreds of taxis lined an unlit airstrip in a jungle region of Peru so an emergency medevac plane could take off.