Also download the new mid-day and apps to get latest updates. However, it is the strike by cab drivers who are a part of the new economy that appears more vexed. The victim is given eggs and asked to crush them into the air-conditioning vents of his vehicle. Uber and Ola drivers have gone on strike every few months since 2015. The rising cost of fuel, caused by higher oil prices and a weak rupee, is the latest setback for drivers already operating on thin margins.
In this respect, we have engaged with relevant stakeholders today to solve the impasse. However, there has been a drop of about 20 per cent in numbers in business. Watch the video for full story. However, there are few things about him that sets him apart from other writers, which bring him to write about all the trending topics which come under existence. Then why did he call the November 2 meeting? However, most auto and taxi unions, after their meeting with the transport commissioner later, called off their proposed 3-day strike, but not all. Advertising Mumbai: Ola, Uber call off strike till November 15 to avoid inconvenience during Diwali The strike was called off on the condition that cab aggregators -- Ola and Uber -- would prepare a new fare chart on price-per-kilometre, by mid-November, which will take into consideration the rising fuel prices, sources said.
Since January, in Mumbai have risen around 10% while have shot up by 20%. However, Patil alleged that he had Rs 32,000 in his wallet which went missing during the assault. He did not wish to be named. Our demands include increasing the base minimum fares and improving our working conditions. Mumbai in the recent past has witnessed a few protest rallies and strikes which have impacted the lives of the common man. Bhima-Koregaon violence Protestors belonging to the scheduled caste community called for a Maharashtra bandh on January 3, 2018, to protest the state government's alleged failure to stop violence in Pune's Bhima Koregaon village.
Taxi drivers held a protest in Chembur yesterday Another passenger, Darshan Singh, found the fares were almost double the usual rates. If the police stop the cabs, the morcha will continue on foot, according to a note from the party union. As more drivers joined the platforms and the supply of cars increased, the companies started scaling back on incentives. Sources in the aggregator firms said there were welfare schemes for driver partners and the companies were inclined towards ensuring they got better earnings. The Ola-Uber strike in Mumbai has been on for the past nine days. For 10 days now, commuters have struggled to find cabs. For within the city, we have auto rickshaws, kaali peelis and cool cabs.
People who are out there to catch flights or board long distance trains are affected by this strike. Some drivers who were still ferrying passengers were pulled up by protesters and asked to stop working, the witness said. Mumbai Auto-Taxi Union Strike Upset that the government did not meet their demands to control app-based cab aggregators Uber and Ola, three major auto-taxi unions announced they will not ply in the city from August 29 to 31. Both the cab aggregators have confirmed that there will be no increase in the fare for customers. Final decision of app based cab aggregator like Ola uber 10. The withdrawal of incentives, clubbed with rising fuel prices, have hit incomes. Advertising For 10 days now, as many as 40,000 drivers of Ola and Uber have remained off the roads to demand an increase in their earnings.
Anti-social elements are trying to malign our campaign and we will continue to protest peacefully until our demands are met. Some drivers who went on a in Ghatkopar to raise some issues against the aggregator firms on Friday night were picked up by police. Several drivers, however, said they did not want to participate in the strike but were worried about their safety. He has also reported the theft to the police. Sanjana Mishra, who reached the domestic airport on Saturday, waited for about 20 minutes before she took a kaali-peeli.
Uber should consider increasing fares to make the situation sustainable, said one Uber driver who has been operating on the platform for three years, and who did not join the strike. In this respect, we have engaged with relevant stakeholders today to solve the impasse. Also download the new mid-day and apps to get latest updates. Some drivers say they are forced to work for up to 16 hours a day to make enough to pay interest on their loans, meet expenses and provide for their families. Please review and accept these changes below to continue using the website. To read more stories by Sundeep Khanna, click.
Draft Policy of app — based cab aggregator 9. A few of the driver partners went on a hunger strike in on Friday to protest against the aggregator firms but were later apprehended by the police. Another Mumbai-based driver, Asif, suffered a serious setback when the windshield of his car was vandalised because he would rather earn than join the strike. Photo: Reuters Two different strikes, separated by economic doctrines but bound together by common grievances, point to the vulnerabilities of the new class of workers in India. The drivers have decided not to run cabs on Sunday and Monday. On Monday, senior officials from the legal departments of Ola and Uber held a meeting with the drivers. The protesters reportedly damaged property worth Rs 10 lakh.