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Fare deal: All-woman taxis in Mumbai

It'sgood news for women in Mumbai. A new, all-woman taxi service was launched on Sunday, to cater primarily to women travellers.While many of the new private taxi fleets being operated in the city......

Women cabbies and guides for foreign tourists

From Friday, foreign touriststo Delhi will be greeted by Priyadarshini, a new government scheme thatcomprises women taxi drivers and guides thorough with foreign languages to drive and show them......

Women drivers for tourists

Good news for tourists visiting India.The Ministery of Tourism has introduced 'Project Priyadarshini' -- an endeavour to bring women into the core area of the service sector, and take advantage of......

Women's taxi services are struggling to make ends meet

Ironically, amid these struggles, interest in these taxi services has grown, as concerns over women's safety have escalated. Image: Viira Cabs. Photograph, Courtesy: Viira Cabs    ......

Boom time for radio cabs in India

The days when you had to depend on old taxis with unruly drivers fleecing you with tampered meters and circuitous routes may soon vanish. Travelling has, to some extent, become a......
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Not enough investors for all-women taxis, drivers don't stay the course

Not enough investors for all-women taxis, drivers don't stay the course Ritwika Mitra, Feb 22, 2015, DHNS Number of women drivers in public... ...
Women's taxi services struggle to scale up

Says we can't scale up because we don't attract investors, and investors are not interested in us because we don't have scale Anjali Puri | New... ...
By women, for women cabs need of the hour

MUMBAI: A clutch of NGOs and cab operators have launched programmes to train women as cabbies, with lessons in driving, martial arts and etiquette.... ...
To beat Uber heat, taxi services in city offer passengers chosen driver, security feature

Priyadarshini, India's first women-driven taxi service, operates in the city. (Source: Express photo) By Rohit Alok Following the Uber rape... ...
It isn't easy spotting women behind wheels in city cabs

MUMBAI: It is time for a mid-morning tea break at BKC even as taxis and autos ferry employees to banks, infra and IT companies. Rasheeda Kasim... ...

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