Watch: Leader of Drivers Union Threatens to intensify protests, says will hamper public transportation services if demands are not met
Tanya DubeyFeb 17, 2017, 03.58 PM
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Commuters continue to face difficulties in hiring cabs in Delhi-NCR as the strike called by
According to data from transport consulting company Valoriser Consultants, Ola and Uber have captured 92-94% of the cab market with a 55:45 ratio.
The Delhi HC held talks with representatives of
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At the same the time, the court said the two drivers' unions have to "get it out of their head" that they can "extract" something from these companies by agitations as they do with the government.
"You cannot demand anything from plaintiffs except by peaceful commercial negotiations," the court said, telling the two drivers' unions to change their mindset.
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SDAD claims to represent around 2 lakhs drivers, who work with Ola and Uber, in Delhi-NCR.
This video that has surfaced from the strikes shows the SDAD leader,
He also claimed that ‘if their cars are not running, they will ensure that government cars are also not plying on the road.’
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During morning and evening peak hours, cabs were not available at times on both Uber and Ola apps and the routes where taxis were available, companies were resorting to surge pricing or share rides.
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