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From coercion to swindle to China link: The menace of rising loan app scams

June 03, 2022 2:57 pm

On April 14, a 24-year-old woman from Mumbai’s Charkop lodged an FIR in the Kandivali (West) police station, alleging that cyber fraudsters called her from 25 different mobile numbers and threatened to defame her if she did not repay a loan, which she had never taken, and forced her to pay Rs 4.50 lakh.

Zepto employee’s death: Court says police planted eyewitness and broken piece of car bumper

June 02, 2022 7:57 am

On May 16, the victim, Karan Raju, was on his bike when a car hit him at Dwarka Sector 10 and fled from the spot.

Penalties for delays, cuts in weekly pay: Life gets riskier for 10-minute delivery executives

May 29, 2022 7:50 am

Delivery workers say the new terms are forcing them to ride even faster with orders, and making them more prone to breaking traffic rules, putting themselves and others on the road at risk.

He wanted to finish school, buy a bike: Kin of delivery staffer killed in hit-and-run

May 22, 2022 8:21 am

Ritika, a class XII student and the youngest of the three siblings, added: “Karan was excited about the wedding. He wanted to help pay for everything. He would tell us about what he intended to buy.”

Delhi: 19-year-old, who joined Zepto delivery job to buy gift for sister’s wedding, killed in hit-and-run

May 21, 2022 9:27 am

His father said Karan joined Zepto about two months ago to help the family financially and save money to buy a gift for his sister's wedding, scheduled for November.

Demand surges at e-grocers across cities amid Covid-19 third wave, local curbs

January 13, 2022 10:15 am

The escalating delivery timelines is reminiscent of the first wave of Covid-19 lockdowns, when online grocers were faced with an overnight surge in demand caused by people stocking up on essentials.