Taxi Strike

  • Kolkata: Indefinite taxi strike from Thursday 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Starting from Thursday, taxis will be off the city roads for an indefinite period in support of various demands by the owners including a fare hike and dropping of legal proceedings against 450 cabbies. The CITU, along with five other trade unions, had called the indefinite taxi strike, eighth time...
  • Bangalore airport toll hike: Taxi strike to hit passengers hard May 8, 2014

    Bangalore: If you are flying to Bangalore on Friday, be ready to face the heat of taxi strike. You may not get any vehicle from the Kempe Gowda International Airport (KGIA) in the outskirts of Bangalore to reach your destination in the city. Even if you have your own vehicle,...
  • 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...
  • CJ speaks out against Bengal's bandh culture April 19, 2012

    Adrita, a student turned citizen journalist speaks out against the bandh culture in the state. ...
  • Kolkata: Taxi strike hits commuters April 19, 2012

    Kolkata: Most of the 33,000 taxis plying in Kolkata kept off the roads on Thursday in response to a one-day strike called by the Bengal Taxi Association. Apart from daily office-goers, city-bound passengers at airports and at the busy railway stations of Howrah and Sealdah were affected by the strike. ...
  • Kerala: Auto, taxi strike withdrawn December 31, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram: The two-day-old 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 Strike was withdrawn after talks held by representatives of Driver's Union and State Transport Minister Jose...
  • Transport workers' strike halts Kerala December 29, 2010

    Taxis and autorickshaws in Kerala are on an indefinite strike to protest hike in petrol and diesel prices. ...
  • Autos, taxis strike cripples Mumbai June 22, 2010

    Public transport was crippled on Wednesday as autos and taxis went on a flash strike in the city. ...
  • Another Indian taxi driver assaulted in Melbourne August 13, 2008

    Melbourne: The passenger who abused and assaulted Indian taxi driver Lakhbir Singh over the weekend in the St Kilda suburb of Melbourne has been identified by the police as authorities gear to stop further attacks on cabbies. "The occupant of the taxi has been identified and is assisting the police with...
  • Indian cabbie attacked in Adelaide, drivers protest May 20, 2008

    New Delhi: An Indian taxi driver was brutally beaten Down Under, in Adelaide, over the weekend. Balraj Singh was severely injured in his face and his nose broken in an attack by the two men who had hired his cab, Australian media reported. Two 24-year-olds, Nathan Morrison and Owen Calyun...
  • Aus: Indian student stabbed, cabbies protest April 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian taxi drivers in Melbourne on Wednesday threatened to blockade Melbourne airport following a stabbing attack on an Indian student, who was working as a part-time taxi driver, in the Clifton Hill suburb. The 23-year-old student and part-time taxi driver was allegedly stabbed by a 45-year-old passenger on Tuesday...
  • Mumbai taxis threaten strike if vandals not caught February 5, 2008

    Mumbai: The unsuspecting targets of mob attacks on Tuesday, Mumbai's taximen have now threatened to go on strike. The regional clashes in the last two days saw many taxi-drivers targeted and now they have demanded stringent action against the culprits and compensation from the State government after several taxis had been...