On July 10, tens of thousands of drivers staged demonstrations across the country, demanding a grant of city taxi permit, safety measures and curtailment in commissions charged by the companies
The drivers are also demanding that the companies cut the amount of commission they charge. The strike will take place in Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai on July 9- 10.
In the last one year, Ola and Uber ride costs went up nationally by 10-15%. However, the incentives for drivers went down by 30% during the same time.