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  • School sends back 4-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by cab driver 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a case of extreme insensitivity, a school in Delhi sent back a 4-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by the driver of a van, which she used to commute to the school. While the incident took place on April 10, 2015, the accused was arrested on April...
  • Aditya Verma requests BCCI to grant membership to CAB 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday to grant the state body membership of the national governing panel. In a letter addressed to newly-appointed BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, Verma requested that the impasse engulfing cricket administration...
  • Customer tweets to a cab service and demands for a Hindu driver April 7, 2015

    On one hand we have a developing nation with a progressive mindset, on the other hand, we have this guy. A Hyderabad resident Seelam Veerapa Naidu, on April 6th tweeted to the taxi service called 'Ola Cabs' saying "Being a Hindu i usually prefer Driver of Hindu Faith Only ,...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar hopeful of getting affiliation from BCCI April 3, 2015

    Patna: Exuding confidence that the BCCI will favourably consider proposal to grant affiliation to the Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB), its Secretary Aditya Verma today said it is only a matter of time that cricketers of Bihar get to take part in Ranji Trophy and other tournaments. "We have taken up...
  • Delhi government seeks blocking apps of Uber, Ola, Taxi For Sure March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday requested the Centre to block web-based apps of taxi operators Uber, Ola Cabs and Taxi For Sure alleging that these companies are not complying with a ban order imposed by it. In a letter to Department of Electronic & Information Technology (Deity), Transport Secretary...
  • Uber cab rape: Delhi Police moves Supreme Court against witnesses recall March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court's order allowing the accused driver of Uber cab rape case to recall and examine 13 prosecution witnesses including the victim. The matter was mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu by Attorney...
  • Government orders installation of GPS in all cabs plying in Delhi March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In order to ensure women safety, Delhi government has ordered all taxi operators to install GPS in their vehicles, failing which fitness certificate will not be issued to them. According to a senior official, the government's decision will be enforced on all types of taxis, including Radio taxis and...
  • Uber cab rape case: Defence counsel alleges bias March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Defence counsel in the Uber rape case has accused the judge conducting the trial of being "biased" towards him. The charge was made by advocate DK Mishra, appearing for Shiv Kumar Yadav, who has been accused of raping a 25-year-old woman in his cab, when the victim's father had...
  • Uber to create 50,000 jobs for Indian women by 2020 March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: US-based mobile cab-booking company Uber announced on Thursday its commitment to create 50,000 jobs for women in India by 2020 in a bid to empower women. And for this mission, the company has embarked on a pilot partnership with iCare Life, a social enterprise to train, certify and create...
  • India's online cab service Ola buys rival TaxiForSure for $200 million March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: App-based cab service Ola has bought rival TaxiForSure for $200 million as it eyes a bigger share in India's fast-growing online taxi services industry, where it competes with local players as well as Uber, the U.S. based online taxi-hailing company. The deal by Ola, backed by Japan's SoftBank Corp, is...
  • Ola Cabs acquires TaxiForSure in $200 million deal March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Country's leading taxi service aggregator Ola Cabs has acquired its rival TaxiForSure in a cash and equity deal worth $200 million. "Furthering its mission to revolutionise personal transportation in the country, Ola announced that it has acquired TaxiForSure for $200 million in a cash and equity deal," the company...
  • CAB moves SC, seeks contempt proceedings against Srinivasan February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against N Srinivasan and other BCCI officials for holding a meeting of its working committee to decide on holding Annual General Meeting in March in alleged violation of the apex court directions. The CAB's petition,...
  • Uber rape case: Accused wants to re-examine witnesses February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Rape-accused Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav on Monday moved an application in a court seeking to recall some prosecution witnesses in the case for further cross examination. Yadav's defence counsel Dharmender Mishra told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that the lawyer who was previously associated with him was...
  • Uber to launch 'panic button' for users in India February 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Uber is launching a "panic button" and other safety features for users in India, following news that Mumbai was readying a ban on the ride-sharing service. The move also follows concerns about Uber`s practices in the wake of rape allegations against a driver in New Delhi last year. Uber said...
  • Uber cab rape case: Driver allowed to depose as defence witness February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The Uber cab driver, facing trial for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman in his taxi, was on Wednesday allowed by a Delhi court to examine himself as a witness in his defence. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja, while allowing the plea, fixed the hearing for Thursday to record...
  • Uber cab rape case: Driver denies raping, threatening woman February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The Uber cab driver on Tuesday denied in a Delhi court raping a 25-year-old woman in his taxi last December, terming the charge against him as "false" and saying he had also not threatened to insert a rod, like the December 16, 2012 gangrape case. 32-year-old Shiv Kumar...
  • Uber rape case: Prosecution completes recording of evidence February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: In just 17 days, the prosecution in the Uber rape case on Saturday completed recording of evidence in a court. The prosecution, which had in its chargesheet cited 44 witnesses, examined 28 of them, including the woman victim who identified the accused cab driver, Shiv Kumar Yadav, as the...
  • Uber cab rape case: Court records statement of Delhi Police Investigating Officer January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday recorded the testimony of the investigating officer of the two-month-old Uber cab rape case, with indications that recording of prosecution evidence was likely to conclude in a few days. Delhi Police Sub Inspector Renu, the investigating officer (IO) of the case, recorded her...
  • Uber emails rape survivor, tells her it's back in Delhi January 23, 2015

    New York: Uber rape victim's lawyer on Friday expressed surprise at the re-entry of the taxi service firm in Delhi. Douglas Wigdor said that Uber had the "audacity" to send an email directly to his client in which it said that it has re-entered the market in Delhi, only weeks...
  • Uber applies for radio taxi licence to restart cab service in Delhi January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: US online taxi-hailing service Uber has applied for a radio taxi licence and will restart operations in India's capital, after it was banned following allegations that one of its drivers raped a female passenger, a company spokesman said. Uber will improve passenger safety by introducing additional safety measures including...
  • Delhi: To ensure safety, Meru cab launches 'Meru eve' exclusively for women passengers January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Uber rape case last month Meru Cabs have launched Meru Eve in the capital. Painted in pink, white colour and exclusively for women passengers these cars boast of extra safety measures. The service has been launched with a fleet of 20 cars which will be expanded to...
  • Advertorial: Ola cabs, solving commuting problems through technology January 20, 2015

    First time users of the Ola mobile app can now get upto Rs 200 discount on their first ride by using the code APP200. For immediate bookings, customers can use the code NOW50 and get Rs 50 discount on Ride Now rides booked through the Ola app. Ola enables an...
  • Uber rape: Scratches on survivor's neck suggest strangulation, says Doctor January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor, who had examined the survivor in the Uber cab rape case after the incident, on Monday told a Delhi court that scratch marks were found on her neck showing an attempt was made to strangulate her. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Dr Kaveri of Bara Hindu...
  • Uber Cab rape survivor hires New York-based lawyer to sue the company in US January 17, 2015

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: The Uber Cab rape survivor on Friday hired a New York-based lawyer to sue the company in the United States as it continues to provide its services in Hyderabad despite being banned. Attorney Douglas H Wigdor confirmed that he has been retained by the woman. "Having met extensively with...
  • Uber rape: Delhi court frames charges of rape, kidnapping, criminal intimidation against driver January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has framed charges for the offences of rape, kidnapping and criminal intimidation against Uber cab driver accused of raping a 25-yr-old woman. The driver of US-based cab service provider was identified in the court premises by a 25-year-old woman executive who was raped allegedly by...
  • I was libidinous since school: Uber cab driver tells police January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: "I was libidinous from my school days," Uber taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, accused of raping a 27-year-old woman executive in his cab on December 5 last year, told Delhi Police during the probe. "Main school ke samay se hi kamuk pravati ka tha (I was of libidinous nature...
  • Woman identified Uber cab driver as rapist, says charge sheet January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The driver of US-based cab service provider, Uber, was identified in the court premises by a 27-year-old woman executive who was raped allegedly by him in December last year, Delhi Police has said in its charge sheet filed in a court. The police said the woman identified accused...
  • Gujarat government lays down rules for radio cab operators January 1, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government on Thursday came out with the rules and regulations for national as well as international cab service providers operating in the state. The government's move comes in the wake of the rape of a woman by the driver of a smartphone application-based taxi service in Delhi recently. "These...
  • Delhi government decides to continue with ban on Uber January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Thursday decided to continue with the ban on app-based cab booking company Uber and has asked it to fulfill the conditions for taxi operations in the national capital before seeking revocation of punitive action. The Transport Department had given a hearing to the US-based cab service...
  • Uber suspends amateur taxi service in Spain December 31, 2014

    Madrid: Popular web-based taxi company Uber has suspended its amateur driver service in Spain after it received confirmation of a court ruling to ban it in the country. UberPOP, which allows non-professional drivers with their own cars to take on passengers at budget rates, via a mobile app, started in...