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Ola, Uber strike: Surge pricing returns, passengers pay extra for app-based cab rides | Hindustan Times

Ola, Uber strike: Surge pricing returns, passengers pay extra for app-based cab rides | Hindustan Times

Ola and Uber drivers have pulled their cabs off the roads in Delhi-NCR demanding that their companies reinstate bonuses that they had doled out in the initial days, reduce their hiked commission rates, limit the number of cabs registered on the app and shorten working hours, among other issues. With the agitators having threatened to […]

Reliance Jio Reportedly Dragged to CCI by Airtel Over ‘Predatory Free Pricing Strategy’ | NDTV Gadgets360.com

Reliance Jio Reportedly Dragged to CCI by Airtel Over ‘Predatory Free Pricing Strategy’ | NDTV Gadgets360.com

HIGHLIGHTS Airtel has termed pricing strategy by Reliance Jio as ‘predatory’ The letter has accused Reliance Jio of abusing dominant position Reliance Jio has been accused of trying to eliminate small players Bharti Airtel has reportedly filed a complaint with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against Reliance Jio Infocomm, questioning the pricing strategy adopted […]

Telecom Regulator, Attorney General Say Nothing Predatory About Reliance Jio Pricing | The Wire

Telecom Regulator, Attorney General Say Nothing Predatory About Reliance Jio Pricing | The Wire

New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI has said the tariff plans of Reliance Jio are in compliance with its regulations and the existing tariff orders. TRAI is expected to communicate the same to the incumbent operators including Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular, which had moved telecom tribunal TDSAT against the regulator for allowing the Mukesh Ambani-led […]

The internet turned on Uber after it deactivated surge pricing during protests of Trump’s Muslim ban | Fast Company

The internet turned on Uber after it deactivated surge pricing during protests of Trump’s Muslim ban | Fast Company

After the New York Taxi Workers Alliance called on taxi drivers to protest Trump’s Muslim ban by avoiding John F. Kennedy International Airport for one hour, Uber turned off surge pricing. That didn’t go down well, reports the Guardian. Read complete article here: The internet turned on Uber after it deactivated surge pricing during protests […]

Uber Apologizes After Surge Pricing During Trump Protests | The Daily Caller

Uber Apologizes After Surge Pricing During Trump Protests | The Daily Caller

Critics across the Twittersphere voiced their disapproval of Uber’s surge pricing during the demonstrations by using the hashtag “#deleteuber.” The protesters were publicly objecting President Donald Trump’s executive orders that temporarily bans immigration from several countries. Read complete article here: Uber Apologizes After Surge Pricing During Trump Protests | The Daily Caller.

Govt makes up its mind about Uber, Ola: Surge pricing is legal now | Business Standard News

Govt makes up its mind about Uber, Ola: Surge pricing is legal now | Business Standard News

India finally charted out a fresh set of rules for the transport industry, which means Ola and Uber now have a handbook to refer to when they are in doubt. That should be a great relief to the app-based taxi startups, who have gone on and off the roads in India due to a lack […]

Predatory pricing: Allowing surge-pricing by Ola, Uber good, but don’t stop low fares | The Financial Express

Predatory pricing: Allowing surge-pricing by Ola, Uber good, but don’t stop low fares | The Financial Express

The government, according to a news report in The Times of India, may finally be getting its act together when it comes to dealing with app-based taxi-hailing services like Ola and Uber. In the past, both the central and state governments seemed opposed to the idea of surge-pricing on grounds this was taking advantage of […]

Ride-hailing firms welcome liberal Indian taxi policy blueprint | Reuters

Ride-hailing firms welcome liberal Indian taxi policy blueprint | Reuters

Leading ride-hailing firms have praised an Indian policy blueprint on regulating the taxi industry, saying it would offer their app-based services a chance to flourish despite their concerns about price caps. A committee set up by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways recently published its findings, stating that India needed one regulatory framework for […]

Hate surge pricing on Uber & Ola? Too bad! A new policy has given surge pricing a go-ahead | catchnews

Hate surge pricing on Uber & Ola? Too bad! A new policy has given surge pricing a go-ahead | catchnews

The highlight of report is the new tariff pricing. Notwithstanding the Delhi High Court’s order on removing surge pricing as well as state governments like Karnataka that issued a ban on surge pricing, the report by the committee, which was subsequently approved by the ministry, allows for surge pricing. HERE ARE THE NEW LAWS ON […]

Need to curb predatory pricing, capital dumping: Ola COO Pranay Jivrajka | Business Standard News

Need to curb predatory pricing, capital dumping: Ola COO Pranay Jivrajka | Business Standard News

Amid loud protest over surge pricing, app-based taxi aggregator Ola has made a strong case for an adequate regulation to curb predatory pricing and capital dumping in the ecosystem in the interest of co-existence of all players. In an interview with Sanjay Jog, Ola chief operating officer Pranay Jivrajka explains company’s pricing model and shares […]