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.

Goa mulls more taxis to reduce unemployment

The Goa Wildlife Board has recommended an increase in number of tourist taxis leading to the picturesque Dudhsagar waterfall on the Goa-Karnataka border.

Now taxi, auto unions extend support to two-day bandh

Commuters in Delhi may face inconvenience on Wednesday and day after as taxi and autorickshaws unions have decided to support 2-day strike.

Delhi government likely to raise auto, taxi fare post CNG price hike

In the wake of hike in CNG prices, Delhi government tonight hinted at a hike in auto and taxi fares soon.

British woman in Dubai faces jail for sex in taxi

A 29-year-old British woman has been sentenced to three months in jail in Dubai after she went on a 10-hour drinking binge, stripped off in the back seat of a taxi and had sex with a passenger.

Taxis in Kolkata allowed rooftop advertisements

Taxi operators were on Wednesday permitted by the West Bengal government to use rooftop advertisements on their cabs to "earn extra money," but a fare hike was ruled out.

When Salman Khan hailed a taxi in Delhi!

Salman who was to arrive in Delhi the other day surprised everyone by arriving at his hotel in a taxi. There were cars waiting to pick him from the airport but he chose to hail a taxi to get to his hotel. When he arrived at the airport in a cab, the staff at the hotel were completely stunned.

Delhi: Travel in a taxi, pay for an auto

Commuters in the city will now
have the option of travelling in taxis with almost the same
fare as that of autorickshaws.

Errant Mumbai taxi, auto drivers get 10 days ultimatum

Responding to repeated complaints
from passengers about errant taxi and auto drivers,
Maharashtra Government has given an ultimatum of ten days to
them to fall in line.