Monday, Feb 06, 2023

Ola cabs


Chandigarh notifies rules for app-based cabs; maximum fare, commission capped

November 18, 2022 9:08 am

The administration, while approving the guidelines on Thursday, said that the city taxi fare indexed by Whole Sale Price (WPI) for the current year shall be the base fare chargeable for customers.

Ola to buy firm promoted by CEO’s brother

March 26, 2022 4:28 am

Ola already owns 9 per cent stake in Avail Finance and Bhavish Aggarwal serves on the company’s board as a director, while his brother Ankush Aggarwal owns over a 25 per cent stake in it.

Chennai Police bust three-member gang involved in stealing Ola cabs

May 14, 2021 4:10 pm

Explaining the gang's modus operandi, the police said the accused would book a rental cab through an app, ask the driver to stop midway and urge him to buy some items from a store before escaping with the car.

Mumbai: 7000 Ola users charged extra for fraud to get refund

February 03, 2021 9:05 pm

The crime branch on November 1 arrested three Ola drivers who had allegedly manipulated the app.

Cab aggregator told to pay Rs 17k to 2 women for causing them harassment

September 02, 2020 10:10 am

The commission directed Ola cabs to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation and Rs 7,000 as cost of litigation to the complainants following the non-appearance of the opposite parties during the hearing.

To make city safer for women, Bengaluru police want CCTV cameras in cabs

December 07, 2019 5:36 pm

After the Hyderabad rape and murder, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited has allowed women to carry pepper spray for self-defence.

Wrong turn — how an Ola cab ride in Chandigarh became an ordeal for a journalist

November 30, 2019 12:10 pm

In isolation, and to those who have not experienced the fear a woman faces every time she travels alone and has to face the predatory remarks of cab drivers, this incident might not seem to carry much weight.

How would Ola, Uber cause truck sales to plummet: Yashwant Sinha

September 14, 2019 9:40 pm

"People in the government are making weird statements. These statements will not lead to betterment of economy. But they will definitely affect the government's image," said Yashwant Sinha.

Mumbai: MEMS receive 150 calls for ambulance; cabs charge over Rs 1,000 for 20-km journey

June 29, 2019 7:21 am

The state-run Maharashtra Emergency Medical Services (MEMS) received over 150 calls for ambulance on Friday.

Pune: Two men book Ola cab to murder driver, steal car

June 24, 2019 3:49 am

The body of the cab driver, identified as Sunil Raghunath Sastri (52), a resident of Pathare Vasti, Lohegaon, was found in an open plot of land on the Katraj-Kondhwa Road, behind Kesar Lodge, early on Saturday morning.