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Ola and Uber cab drivers attacked at Mangaluru airport, many injured


Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (SB)

Mangaluru, Nov 7: Ola and Uber taxi drivers were attacked by airport taxi drivers at the airport here on Wednesday, November,7.

Ola and Uber Taxi drivers had planned to submit a memorandum to Airport Authority officials seeking permission for collecting passengers from airport. When they reached the airport entrance, a group of airport taxi drivers suddenly attacked Ola and Uber taxi drivers with rods and lethal weapons.

They also damaged the vehicles belonging to Ola and Uber drivers.

More than 25 Ola and Uber drivers were injured and were taken to private hospitals in city.

Some sources said that two persons are critical.

Bajpe police have registered the case.

Later, Uma Prashanth, DCP (crime and traffic), in a media release said that six persons, three from each side met with minor injuries and are admitted to the hospital. She also said that case and counter case has been been taken up in this regard.

 


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  • Harold D'cunha, Mangalore, India.

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    I have experienced good services from OLA taxis, within Mangalore city limits, as I frequently make use of their services. Hastle free and always available within Mangalore city limits, at reasonable rates. Most of them are polite as they are accountable.

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  • SAMPATHRAJ KV, Udupi

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Airport authority allow all companies vehicle.In Managalore Airport taxi drivers almost rubbish they speaking and taking more money compare to other city airport.There is no proper systems .Police dept has to take strict decision for this issue.It will never happen again.Today all tv news chenal published worldwide. Shame for Managlore Airport drivers.

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  • Manohar Veigas, Mangalore/Udupi

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Apart from my home town airport at Mangaluru, connecting to the cities from almost all airports in the country has become a hassle free affair. Even during my recent visit to Kolkata Airport, the airport authorities there have been able to get rid of the high-handedness of the Yellow Taxi Ambassador Drivers' there. Both Ola & Uber are now allowed at the airport. Delhi & Bengaluru airports enjoy the maximum options. But at my own home town Mangaluru, the goons who prefer to "Work to Loot" have been given the monopoly whether it is the airport terminal or railway station. Nearly a year back, even the contractual toll staff at the airport were looters and a nuisance lot. This is all because of the corrupt practices and local sympathy these goons (the gang of taxi drivers at the airport) continue to enjoy. But it is high time that we get rid of such goons and force them out of their dirty business. Only then we can take pride of our local airport rather than be a spectator to such corrupt activities in a so called highly educated city where we are too civilised to tolerate such acts and be inflamed by unwanted issues.

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  • Af,,, Mangalore

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Attempt to murder cases must book on these rowdys, ola and Uber drivers are prompt.

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  • Preetham, Mangalore

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    As per my knowledge yesterday ola drivers intentionally camw to do an issue with among 50 deivers. Let airport director show proof that how much they are collecting tender amounts from ola or uber? Is it fare to charge airport union drivers almost to 8laks monthly and giving free parks to ola? Let airport authority stop looting from poor airport union drivers and give free park. Even they will charge cheaper rate. However they are giving 24*7 better service.

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  • Nizam, Mangalore

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Let airport authority of india reduce the amount which they charge for the airport union drivers. They pay almost 8lakhs as the tender amount for airport authority. Then even they will take passengers, for cheap rates. Its not fare airport authority looting huge amount from poor taxi drivers and making easy way for other companies.

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  • Robert Pais, Mangalore

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    People find fault with me when I blame our culture of doing things.
    1. Accountability: the airport authority has to take the incidence as it's failure and come out with a press conference with measures taken.

    2. Airport parking lots have CCTV. Those indulged in violence need to be booked as well as barred entry.

    3. All airports and especially those deemed international have shuttle service to the nearest nodal bus or public transport. Start the service from airport to down the hill.
    People with minimum luggage either will take a.bus from there or an auto.
    Having said this , unbecoming negative culture is seen in other walks of life too.
    1. Just outside the city limits people have utter disregard for the environment. You can see plastic thrash in various stages of degradation( even soil and water has plastic dust) on the road side.
    2. Volunteers clean the city yet corporators of MCC want the credit. Blame those who recently gave a poor performance report for MCC smart city

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  • Bengalurian, Bengaluru

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    In Bengaluru, it's easy to book both OLA & Uber, auto, sedan & SUV. In Mangaluru, there are not many options available. In Bengaluru, OLA comes within a few minutes, but in Mangaluru, we need to wait & wait & then taken for a ride; I mean apart from the actual ride, Non-OLA's happily & without any hesitation demand exorbitant rates.

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  • Mangalorian, Mangalore

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Dear Bangalorian,

    In Mangalore everything is expensive from vegetables to land .....each and everything is expensive . We cant even bargain with people ..........we are being ripped off by everyone........

    Only thing we are proud of is the cleanliness of the city ......that too not in every place....but its ok

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  • Jagdish, Mangalore/Bangalore

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Mangalorian, Mangalore I agree with you. Mangalore is one of the costliest place in india. I have stayed in cities like Chennai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore and now settled in Bangalore. In those cities you will get most of the things for higher price and lessor price too. You have the options to manage your expenses for less price here and totally depend on us. Also when it comes to cleanliness also now mangalore is not clean like before. Overall yes better in cleanliness. Here the main road and cross road almost looks same. In the above mentioned cities i have noticed that main roads are very much clean, but at the same time interior roads are too dirty. Overall our mangalore city is not much developing among two tier cities. Let it be in infrastructure or employment opportunities.

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  • Bengalurian, Bengaluru

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    In Bengaluru, city outskirts are clean; like close to airport, Electronics city, Jayanagara etc., Areas close to Koramagala are not so clean with owner's not cleaning after their pet's. In some areas of the city, there are big buildings & people can be seen sleeping on the pavement outside the compound wall, people using curb as restroom & dirty pavement. I would suggest people buy property in the outskirts of the city.

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  • Prajwal J.P., Mangalore

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    What was the airport authority doing? Who has given the authority to airport taxi association to prevent Ola and Uber cabs? Public should come out and raise their voice. Govt should ban the airport taxi drivers association immediately. WE are in a democratic country. Its not banana republic. Mangalore airport taxi drivers are looting the passangers. Auto rickshaw drivers are looting the passaners at Railway stations. Its a shame to Mangalore people. They are not at all intelligent they are dumb and deaf. Home Minister, RTO should take immediate action against the taxi association.Or Someone shoud file a PIL in the honourable court. OLa and Uber cabs have every right to travel to and fro from the Mangalore airport. Muneer Katipalla, Sunil Bajal and other leaders should come forward and fight for justice. Mangalore people are exploited everywere. RTO should start Volvo buses immediately. Because of corruption and transport mafia this type of goondagiri takes place.

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  • Anil Shetty, Mangalore

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Imagine a Foreign Investor, has heard so much about Mangalore, about it high rates of literacy, it’s economic dynamism, it’s entrepreneurial spirit, it’s young student population and it’s newly acquired tag of a smart city. This investor flys to India, proceeds to Mangalore, lands in Mangalore Airport. Then he flips out his smart phone and tries to book an Uber or an Ola, then he s totally puzzled at how such a city which touts its business friendliness and smart city tag doesn’t even have an option of riding on a taxi aggregator, a ride he could have arranged in a matter of seconds with his fingertips and at a very reasonable and competitive cost . Instead he has to ferry his luggage to a counter with a massive quee and await his turn for several minutes so that he can pay an exorbitant price to travel a few kilometres into the city. Outside the airport he has to wave his ‘token’ until the correct driver identifies and sullenly takes him to his parked car. Would any investor having gone through this experience invest in this ‘Smart City’?

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  • Arman, Mangalore

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    This incident has happened in airport and it’s a shame on administration..... when ola guys have come just to submit the request why did airport taxi personal attached them ? How did airport taxi people got to know about it ? What was airport security doing ?

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  • Rudolf Rodrigues, Mumbai

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Mangalore transportation is ruled by pvt bus and taxi mafia, most are goons, who loot the common man! It's high time their spine is broken before they turn into hydraheaded monsters!!

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  • vijay p, Mangalore

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Whoever has judged Mangaluru as 'Smart City' may be from under world where chaos and rowdigiri is recognized. Something is seriously wrong with Mangaluru, I tried to understand on my recent visit. I saw people building mansions but throwing garbage right outside their door. Are you guys simply lazy, too smart, too arrogant, ignorant...which I wonder.

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  • Rita, Germany

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Where were the airport securitys when this taxi goondas were fighting with OLA and uber?Closed eyes and were enjoying?Best is bann these taxiwalas who harmed ola and uber taxis and dont allow to enter them any more only so they will learn.when they have paid a lot of money to airport authorities and wait for hours or day,then let them go out of airport and work with ola.but not play fighting with others .No passenger will go with such taxiwalas.They even takeout passengers like a goose.let be a fair play.let others too earn their bread.why not join ola and uber union?and earn ?

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  • Robert Rodrigues, Mangalore

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Please stop licence to Airport taxi. Thy are looting and arguing. For short distance they charge too much. And also rash driving because they pick up other passengers next arrival. So please stop Airport taxies.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Why are these Duffers scared of Competition ...

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  • Vaishak, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Taxi drivers in Mangalore airport not at all good. They have no respect for anyone. Best thing is start Volvo buses to Hampankatta. Once you reach the city, can take auto or taxi.

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  • Afzal, Kudla

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    We the people of mangalore should teach lesson to airport taxi drivers mfor their goondagiri and looting.. no one should use airport taxi here after and support for ola and Uber

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  • Concerned Mangalorean, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Personally, i will never use these private/local taxis, i would prefer to use only Ola or Uber. Barring a few I have always been looted by these private/local taxi drivers in mangalore on the contrary the Ola and Uber is much regularized and systematized. I have always preferred to use Ola/Uber/Meru at the major airports for the service they provide.

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  • Mahendra Rao, Barkur

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    It is the high time. Ksrtc has to start its fleet in order to reduce unnecessary issued faced by the travellers

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  • Sahil, Mangaluru

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Fighting for daily bread so sad on such groups.just we can pray with god forgive them and show some other way to earn money.

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  • Bengalurian, Bengaluru

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    I paid for OLA SUV @ Bengaluru Rs. 350. I paid for Fly Bus to Mangaluru Rs..900. I also paid non-OLA SUV (OLA was not available) Rs. 2750.

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  • Bengalurian, Bengaluru

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    The amount Rs. 2750 which I paid for Non-OLA SUV was in Mangaluru.

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  • Prashanth, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    The IXE airport taxi drivers looting the passengers by charging exorbitant taxi fare. The alternative solution is uber & ola. The RTO and Airport mgmt. should intervene and solve the issue in the interest of passengers.

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  • sayed jabir, mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    its should stop, this type of rowdysim in mangalore, this why mangalore is too back from other cities

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  • Shekar Moily Padebettu, Udupi/India

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    In this particular case,Airport authorities are highly responsible for this type of Goondaism and which is being highly condemned.Everybody has got the right to live on this earth respectably and earn their livelihood.Airport authorities should take an appropriate action and stop all these types of menace in the future.This kind of rowdyism should not be recurred,.

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  • Ruben Pinto, Mangalore/Australia

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    thanks to these goons, be it at the airport or the Hampangatta railway station, Mangaluru has become manga vuru.

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  • john, mangalore/kuwait

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    TOO MUCH ROWDYSM IN MANGALORE AIRPORT TAXI GUYS...
    IF WE HIRE A TAXI FOR A SHORT DISTANCE THEY ARE ANGRY.
    THEY PREFER FOR LONGER DISTANCE AND ON THE WAY THEY START TO TELL THEIR OWN DIFFICULTIES. THINKING THAT WE IN GULF EARN MONEY BY SITTING..
    PLEASE STOP THESE TAXIS AND INTRODUCE BUSES AS WE HAVE IN BANGALORE AIRPORT..

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  • R Bhandarkar, Mangaluru

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Only Rahul Gandhi can solve such problems....
    He is.King of alliances ....Is it not ?
    Dekho Bhaiyaa ...Jagda.Math Koro
    Ivan Lobo ko.Bolo .......President Union Auto
    Taxi adjustment Karlo
    Gussaa chodo Prem.Karo
    And Lo Bingo !!
    No fight.

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  • Ronald, Udupi

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Bhandu Sir, Do you mean to say Modi-VV Kamath are incapable of solving this problem???? Give some work to sitting MLA too...why discount him from solving problems????

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  • G R PRABHUJI, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Today Ola and Uber. Next week taxi drivers start galata. Then Auto problems. For the last 50 years Mangalore is not improved. I can't understand which fool has selected Mangalore for Smarr City .

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  • Jagdish, Mangalore/Bangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Thats the reason our mangalore is not developing. Most of the two tier cities are planning for metro rail construction and for us the pvt and express buses are only the big thing.

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  • RUDOLPH, MANGALORE

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    THIS TYPE OF GOONDAISM MUST STOPPED. AIRPORT AUTHORITIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS . THEY SHOULD CHANGE SYSTEM LIKE OTHER AIRPORTS. WHERE IS OUR MP ? GOOD FOR NOTHING.

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  • Praveen, Surathkal

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Mangalore Airport itself is special! Right from the entry to exit is total confusion. In addition, the taxis parked in arrival terminal is a sheer mess!!! Airport Authority must cancel all vehicles of the general public and VIPs coming on to arrival terminal on the curved bridge! There is ample space for parking down on parking space ... Elevator, escalator facility is there ...they why do they allow to use that curved narrow bridge to pickup passengers ??

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  • Godwin, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    People should stop using taxis of these rowdies. The Authorities should cancel the permits of the drivers of those taxis who were involved in assault. This kind of behaviour should be handled seriously by the police and Airport Authority. I will not use Airport taxi hereafter.

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  • Anilkumar, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    It is high time the public responds now. Let the politicians, NGOs come forward, make representations, if required, take morchas and snub these goon taxi unions. If this kind of goon actions are allowed, there is no end to suffering by public. Let all people get up and make noise till the taxi people are put in their place.

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  • sense_shetty, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    The Airport taxi drivers can register themselves in the Uber OLA app.Come out of their Airport taxi union..stop paying hefty monthly fees to the airport authorities.
    Allowing Taxis to be parked for a long period within the airport premise is a significant security risk too.

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  • Ambrose, Mangalore/Bangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Hello Everyone.

    If we want mangalore to develop and we should first stop this kind of 420/Goon behaviour. This is the reason why corporates are not Interested in coming to Mangalore. People are scared to Invest in Mangalore due to such kind of activities taking place in Mangalore. These taxi Lobby and the Pvt buss lobby is killing the public interest. Hope our politicians bring an end to this soon and work towards development of Mangalore .

    Regards
    Ambrose

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  • Joel, Mangalore/ksa

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Passengers have all the rights to choose between airport taxi or ola or Uber .who are this people to decide that passengers must travel in airport taxi. In future they may trash people coming in personal cars to air port.

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  • Pacchu, Mangalore,Auh

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Airport Taxis are Very Poor in term of maintenance even, Afraid to travel also .... And horrible smell of BP/OC.

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  • manglorean, Dammam/Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    what it means bp/oc

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  • RkR, Mangalore/ Dubai

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Mangalore airport Taxi lobby - What next?

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  • Deepak, Mang

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    There's a big taxi mafia running in Mangalore airport and both Congress and BJP ministers just supporting it. This has to be ended very soon as in the name of prepaid taxi they are charging double than ola n Uber. This attack is attempt to murder and all those should be booked under goonda act.

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  • k b r, Mangala Uru

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Rowdy / anti-law culture of some rogue elements of Mangaluru at its worst...these drivers and their union is the worst face of Mangaluru Airport...what is the local MLA or MP doing? watching the fun and enjoying at the cost of passengers?

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  • Mohit, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    DK totally under lawlessness situation.

    Need to punish the culprits.

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  • Sriram KB, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    I say OLA/Uber has to come in hundreds and see what these Goons in the guise of Airport taxi drivers do, I wish they are paid 10 times back of what they did today! It looks like the Airport management is hand in gloves with these goons. I remember a female passenger being physically assaulted a few years back for hiring other taxi. How dare they touch women! I guess if left unchecked they might even kill passengers who does not travel in their cabs....Why don't some one ban this Taxi group all together and bring them to road! That would be nice.

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  • HENRY MISQUITH, Bahrain

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Airport ' Olpha' taxi union group directly involved in this attack. Put Airport local goons behind bars

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  • JNB, Mumbai_Mumbai

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Once KSRTC starts VOLVO bus service from and to Airport major rowdi taxi drivers will be under semi comma.

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  • Dev, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Police should be deployed in this area to prevent these goons from attacking any cab drivers as it is the right of travelers to chose the mode of travel whichever is safe & economical.
    Arrest those who attacked with goonda act cases & see that they are banished from entering the district again, then only these things will stop like taking law & order in their own hands.
    Nobody has the right to prevent other taxi cabs unless they have taken the right in a tender with exclusive right to enter or pick up any.

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  • Ronald D, Udupi

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    It is better to open all cab offices including Ola and Uber counters including App assistance so that passengers can take cabs of their choice. Customer has nothing to do with what cabs pay to the airport authority.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Some party wants to give Mangaluru a Bad Name ...

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  • pasha, Karnataka

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    The same situation exists with NMPT. These taxi drivers charge a humongous amount crom the seafarers. And do not allow even the mission to seafarers to take them to the seaman's club. The police & district administration need to take serious note.of this.

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  • Satya, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    The main culprits here are the Airport authorities. They collect hefty fees from the regular taxi drivers, to be able to ply and operate from the airport premises. This is why the taxi drivers are agitated as the Ola and Uber taxis do not have to pay this money. The airport should stop collecting money from taxis and if that is done, this problem will not arise. The airport premises should be free for all public transportation providers. The public should have a choice. Today because of the greed of the airport authorities the public, taxi drivers to the Ola and Uber drivers, everyone is suffering.

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  • J. Pai, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    I never take the airport taxi. Always book an Ola. There will always be Olas who come to drop passengers. So I wait near the departure area, and the driver usually accepts my ride immediately.

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  • Philip, ?????

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Even there is porter mafia, handled by airport authority. Kindly display the price for porter service. Taxi mafia colour disclosed now

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  • Niz, Bajpe

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Im resident of bajpe for past 24 years , these taxi drivers are localites earning thier livelihood here for the past 30 years. They pay bounty sum of 7lakh per month to airport authority for the tender .. Such huge amount doesnot grow on trees. Thats how the taxi fares are high. Let the airport authority stop collecting such huge amount and make way for these drivers to pick up passengers for free of cost like they do for ola and uber .. this is unfair on these poor taxi drivers .. think logically you pay the rent of the house and random people come and stay for free in it ! Will you all be ok with it ???

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  • RkR, Mangalore/ Dubai

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    It’s just 15%of the passengers and in case of emergency v take taxi ride.
    Reality check - local rides and long distance - uv to experience the few minutes of booking

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  • Kishore Kumar, Mangaluru

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    In our area till 5 years back, we used to get a decent rent for our house, but now due to many apartments in the area, the rent has been drastically reduced and we find it difficult to get a new tenant. Whom should we blame? In any business profit is not always guaranteed. If there is a new player in the scene either you have to allow him or quit yourself.

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  • Niz, Mangaluru

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Mr kishor dont speak senseless.. they are not paying hefty amount to be around . They pay it as a right to pick the passengers in airport premises and park thier vehicle there . Just like all the sectors in AAI every year tenders are issued and and bidding takes place . These OLA and UBER without paying a single penny pick up passengers!!! Then why issue tender and collect such hefty amount???
    Ex: parking fee in the same airport is collected by a firm which has won the tender .. tomorrow any random organisation starts collecting parking fee from you will you support it??
    In this case let the AAI authority stop this tender procedure and make it free for any taxi associations to pick up passengers for free without paying the authority

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  • Rkk, Pune

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Dear sir,
    You should stop all this illogical arguments. Mangalore is not the only airport in India. Today you go anywhere, even airports in West Bengal , there are choices for passengers. Your arguments were good during “ Ambassador Days “ which your fellows owned when there was no choice. Today there are 15 or more different car manufacturers in our country. There are, similarly, choices every where except Bajpe / Mangalore / Kenjar airport. Be sensible in your observations. The lethargic attitude of the airport authorities has led to this goonda culture disregarding what an ordinary airport passenger should normally get. As someone said , your city is now “ SMART “. You cannot say taxi drivers would like to remain in last century and CONTINUE TAKE THE PASSENGERS FOR A “ RIDE “ !!

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  • Sumit Hegde, New Panvel

    Thu, Nov 8 2018

    Even if you pay an hefty amount . It doesn't gives you licence to take someone's life. Somemight be a sole bread earner at home . Accussed to be arrested and thrasged wrll so yhat they coupd think again.

    Just a recent case in mumbai where a ola driver was thrasged during strike but 4 were arrested and in that one arrested person died jn judicial custody. I didnt feel pity for the died person .. he deserved it .


    Ola and uber should take action for those guys who have braten their employess.



    BUT OLA AND UBER DO NOT CONSIDER DRIVER AS EMPLOYEES..



    NEED TO THROW SOME LIGHT HERE

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  • David Pais, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    complete failure of law & order from air port police.

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  • M M adyar, Kankandi , Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    all cz rest of the taxi goons are not able to loot the Passanger,

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  • AMAR NATHAL, MANGALORE

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    I agree with Rajesh and Dinesh. No one has disagreed with them. No politics no religion. Ban these local taxis for a year. Put those goondas behind bars under charges of murder attempt. We are a civilized society and anybody can submit memorandum and no one has the right to take law in ones own hand. Go to court for any solution if you want but perpetuate violence. Political parties should learn that they cannot divide society on communal line because we need to earn our daily bread and politicians survive on robbery.

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  • sri_elder, Karkala

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    This is a very serious issue...

    Airport management should work as an equal opportunity provider...

    All the attackers should be identified, arrested and send to tihar jail

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  • ca girishkk, m'lore/dxb

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Intolerant people..., do they belong or have any connections to organizations with political patronage....!!!

    Which model we can call this as .....!!!!

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  • KS Mayya, Mangalore/Bangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Taxi fares have come down in Bangalore significantly with arrival of Ola and Uber. District administration, police are all hand in glove with these vested interests and that's why Ola and Uber are not taking off to the level observed in Bangalore.
    Make Mangalore Airport exclusively available for pick-up by Ola and Uber only for 6 months and subsequently open to all in response to this attack. Have a separate entry exit for Ola and Uber and this can solve.
    This is a clear case of few vested interests taking law onto their hands to maintain exclusive rights to rip consumer off.

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  • abbi, mangalore, UAE

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Airport authority is charging huge rent from these taxi drivers. also they have to pay in advance to airport authority. now if some other will come and take the passenger, what they can do. they had paid the rent to take the passenger from the airport....

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  • KS Mayya, Mangalore/Bangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Dear Abbi,
    That is flimsy excuse. Even Ola and Uber can also be charged similarly. These guys do not want Ola and Uber because, they are concerned that their profitability will go down. It is ultimately the consumer who will benefit. If a new non-oLa & Uber has to pick passengers, they will also have to pay those charges to the AAI. Not a good reason to prevent consumers from accessing service of Ola and Uber.

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  • Satya, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    I am not taking sides with the taxi drivers. The airport authority is the culprit here. No public transportation provider should be levied a charge for operating from the airport as it is in the service of the public. The taxi drivers have a genuine grievance here. They have to pay hefty fees to the airport authorities and sometimes have to wait for that one customer the whole day to be able to sustain themselves.
    There is only one solution here and that is stop collecting operating fees from the taxi drivers and allow them to operate on a level playing field with Ola, Uber or any other provider. After that, if they indulge in any form of rowdyism then stern action should be taken against them and they should be debarred from operating from the airport.

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  • John Tauro, M'luru / Kwt

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    It’s highly unjust and unlawful on the part of the airport authority charging fees for carrying passengers from the airport. This fee has to be abolished altogether since all vehicle owners are paying for entry and parking in the airport premises, in addition to road tax. Then why this additional burden on taxis?

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  • Ummar, Santhekatte

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    When passengers come out of Airport these taxi drivers never speak politely with them. When u see at them anybody will understand they belongs to whom. With tilak on forehead, saffron shawl on shoulder or waist face and clothes looks like haven't taken shower for many days. What u will expect from these people.

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  • Nash, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    This is CONgi Raj

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  • Lionel Dsouza, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    YOU NEED TO GO TO SCHOOL...….AIRPORT IS UNDER CENTRAL GOVT...

    DisAgree [9] Agree [72] Reply Report Abuse

  • Anil, MP

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Leave it bro. ....
    Chaddis don't have brain....

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  • Arun, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Your Right its congress & JDs raj

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  • Arun, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Your Right its congress & JDs

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  • Hariprasad Shetty, Sydney/Australia

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    What Airport Authorities are doing. What is the level of security to other people from these goons. It shows lack of security. These Airport taxi drivers should be lathi charged and banned for this action. This is an International Airport what a fearful scene they leave in the mind of passengers and people. We boast this is one of the advanced airport in India.

    A request to AAI, these taxis to be banned with immediate effect. On a side note please lower the urinals in the Male toilet It too high.

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  • Karan, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    I don't understand the problem with having Ola and Uber in Mangalore airport.

    The RTO and airport authority should take steps to setup their booth as well. Let these airport taxis compete with Ola and Uber rather than doing such unethical things and spoiling the name of Mangalore.

    The taxi charges are so high in Mangalore compared to other places. I have come across these poor Ola and Uber drivers who are scared to drop at the airport fearing these lazy barbarians.

    See all other airports in India where all these companies are having their booth set up and the passengers have a choice. But in Mangalore there is only one airport taxi which is very expensive and at times the drivers and staff dont know how to behave with passengers also. Ban these airport taxi for creating a mafia at the airport. The Ola and Uber drivers are abused for nothing. Such acts should not be accepted and the airport taxis to be banned immediately. Let them go to hell.

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  • Anand, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Put these goondas behind bar and give them aeroplane treatment.

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  • GD, Udupi

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Mangalore airport taxi drivers have shown what they professionally are. Those hiring taxis at the airport please be careful.

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  • Sk, Newzealand

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Ola and uber is international service the local taxi drivers are idiots & useless what happn finally people got injured.

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  • Shankar, Mangaluru

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Lawlessness in the land of sajjige bajil sarkar!!!

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  • MOHAN D.KUMAR, MANGALORE

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    for your kind information Airport is under your BJP Central Government rule, sajjige bajil nothing to do.

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  • Deepak, mangaluru

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    MOHAN D.KUMAR, MANGALORE....... HEHEHEHEHEHEHE

    BHAKTHS DONT UNDERSTAND THAT...........

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  • suresh, mangaluru

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    for your kind info, law and order is state subject. comes under state home ministry.

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  • Deepak, mangaluru

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    SAJIGE....BAJILSARKARA ANDH......... ANDA THINPUNI YER ? INCHANE GALATE MALPUNAKULU.

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  • Mahesh, Pilar

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Sajjige bajil is delicious / nutritious than gujju pakoda and healthy food especially for breakfast in the morning. Taste it and you will feel the differences between sajjige bajil and gujju pakoda.

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  • David Pais, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    ಸಜ್ಜಿಗೆ ಬಜಿಲ್ ಜೀವೊಗ್ ಎಡ್ಡೆ.

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  • Rajesh, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    My sincere submission let us not bring the politics. Our target is just throw this rowdies out from the airport premises.

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  • manohar, mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    If this is the situation at the security area, guess what all can this drivers are capable;e of doing the passengers in remote areas.

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  • Rajesh, Mangalore

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    Immediately airport taxi association to be banned. Just they are checking people’s patience in this daylight robbery. Entirely taxi counters has to be allowed for OLA/UBER. No this is not all acceptable.

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  • Mr India, Kudla

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    It's time we public take up this matter in hour hands and teach the bloody airport taxi people a lesson.No other airports in our country has this type of rules which are done by idiot taxi drivers.

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  • Dinesh, Udupi

    Wed, Nov 7 2018

    The IXE airport taxi drivers looting the passengers by charging exorbitant taxi fare. The alternative solution is uber & ola. The RTO and Airport mgmt. should intervene and solve the issue in the interest of pax.

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