AUTO STRIKE

  • Delhi: Autorickshaw, taxi unions on strike October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhiites may face trouble commuting on Tuesday. Autorickshaw and taxi unions are on a strike on Tuesday, protesting the mandatory installation of GPS in autos. They are demanding a subsidy on the GPS devices and also a hike in fares. The Delhi government, though, claims that commuters will...
  • Delhi auto unions warned against going on strike May 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday warned various autorickshaw unions not to go ahead with their proposed strike on Thursday demanding hike in fares, saying it punitive action may be taken against those who participate in the protest. Transport Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely said a majority of autorickshaw unions have...
  • Mumbai: Auto strike hits commuters April 16, 2012

    Mumbai: An NCPled autorickshaw union in Mumbai has gone on strike demanding a hike in minimum fare. The action by Sharad Rao's Mumbai Autorickshawmen's Union (MAU) came despite a Re 1 hike on minimum fare from Rs 11 to Rs 12 permitted by the Regional Transport Authority (RTA)...
  • Mumbai auto drivers targeted after Raj's rant October 5, 2011

    Mumbai: A day after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray warned the autorickshaw drivers strike, some of them have been targeted in Mumbai. MNS workers reportedly attacked some autorickshaw drivers in Mumbai on Tuesday night following Thackeray's warning. Rajendra Singh, one of the injured autorickshaw drivers, said, "Two people beat...
  • Kerala: Auto, taxi strike withdrawn December 31, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram: The twodayold strike by autorickshaw and taxi drivers in Kerala was called off late on Thursday following an assurance from the government that fare revision would be announced by January 12 next. Strike was withdrawn after talks held by representatives of Driver's Union and State Transport Minister Jose...
  • Trade unions go on a 24hour nationwide strike September 7, 2010

    New Delhi: Trade unions are going on a 24hour nationwide strike against price rise on Tuesday. Nearly six crore workers under the banner of 8 trade unions will be participating in the strike. They are demanding a control on price rise, streamlining of the rationing system and proper implementation of Labour laws....
  • Autos, taxis strike hits lakhs in Mumbai June 22, 2010

    The autorickshaws and taxis in Mumbai have gone on strike demanding a hike in fares. ...
  • Mumbai autos, taxis go on strike for fare hike June 22, 2010

    Mumbai: Lakhs of officegoers, students and passengers were put to hardships as a large section of autorickshaws here went on a flash strike demanding fare hike early on Tuesday, officials said. While all autorickshaws stayed off the roads in the entire western suburbs, union officebearers claimed that the flash strike...
  • Harrowing time for commuters as auto strike continues August 18, 2009

    New Delhi: After a manic Monday, it was a traumatic Tuesday for commuters in the Capital as over 55,000 autorickshaws remained off the roads for the second consecutive day against the Delhi government's crackdown on drivers operating without permits, licences and pollution control certificates. Thousands of Delhiites struggled to get to...