Reportedly, the authorities had earlier blocked the taxi-hailing mobile apps, despite which people were still able to access the services.
Here’s why CommonFloor’s founder, Google’s India boss, and Amazon’s India chief love this food startup
What do the co-founders of CommonFloor, TaxiForSure, and Yo! China have in common with the MD of Google India and country manager of Amazon India?
Uber put Ola and other local on-demand taxi services in India under intense pressure in a price war after entering India in 2013. TaxiForSure found it hard to keep up, so a merger works out better for...
Uber already has an uphill ride, trying to comply with radio taxi license rules in India. And now the road’s getting steeper with two of its main rivals merging.
Line's entry into the on-demand taxi industry could be a big hit in Japan. But what does that mean for the rest of Asia?
After a year of amazing highs and terrible lows, will 2015 bring taxi apps a license to ride in India?
India’s transport authorities are insisting that Uber and others register with them. But the fact is that nobody has formulated rules on using taxi apps. Maybe they will next year.
This ban raises basic questions which the government needs to answer. The most fundamental of them is - who will provide safe, convenient, and available transportation now?
It is not only within cities that taxi services are disorganized in India. From fragmented supply to unreliable service, a plethora of issues plague intercity taxi services as well. This is where Sava...
Karthik Reddy of Blume Ventures on how the Godzilla VCs are forcing a strategic shift for their second fund
The big venture capital funds are now getting into early stage investments in Indian startups. And that is dangerous for both entrepreneurs and smaller funds, argues Karthik Reddy, managing partner of...
Zoomcar was founded by Americans Greg Moran and David Back in Bangalore last year. Among its first backers was Lawrence H. Summers, former president of Harvard University.
In a first-of-its-kind move, taxi app Ola has on-boarded Mumbai’s traditional *Kaali-peeli* taxis to its network. The move is an attempt to kill three birds with one stone.
Just two months after securing US$10 million in series B round of funding, Indian cab aggregator TaxiForSure has just secured an additional US$30 million.
The race to cover Indian cities with cab services has entered a new stretch, with the entry of Olacabs into Ahmedabad just days after its competitor TaxiForSure
Asian travel is due for an overhaul. And it's not just about airlines and hotels.
App-connected transportation service Uber has just launched its lower-cost UberX tier in Bangalore, Delhi and Hyderabad. This immediately increases its market manifold, and takes on popular taxi servi...