Rs 4 lakh insurance cover for gig workers: Karnataka government

Hospital expenses of up to Rs 1 lakh will be reimbursed and benefits are applicable in case of “accident on duty and off duty”, but only for active workers. They can apply within 1 year of incident.

published on : 12th September 2023

Gig workers in Delhi upset over loss of livelihood due to traffic curbs for three days

Commenting on the rights of gig workers, Vipin Kumar Singh, a human rights advocate, said that the government should provide financial aid to such people as it did during the lockdown.

published on : 8th September 2023

Kotak upgrades Zomato targets on platform fee, Blinkit turnaround

Zomato came up with the idea of levying a Rs 2 platform fee per order on its customers this August. The platform fee is added irrespective of the cart value. 

published on : 5th September 2023

Centre to launch national portal for online drug sale

With this, the government aims to mitigate risks such as the sale of counterfeit medicines, addictive narcotics, and potential national security concerns.

published on : 11th August 2023

Centre says gig workers covered by social security code

However, the specific provisions of the code relating to gig workers are yet to come into effect.

published on : 3rd August 2023

'Risky bets' make Zomato profitable in Q1

Blinkit, its quick commerce business, also turned Contribution positive for the first time.

published on : 3rd August 2023

Zomato introduces open food trends data analysis platform to aid restaurant partners 

It has been introduced with "an aim to support both current and budding restaurant partners in taking a data-driven approach towards decision making", the company said.

published on : 30th June 2023

TVS partners with Zomato to deploy 10,000 electric scooters in delivery fleet in two years

TVS Motor Company said that it will ensure that the Zomato delivery partners will have easy access to  charging stations and receive smooth digital integration while delivering orders.

published on : 28th June 2023

Bengaluru police to launch sensitisation drives after delivery boy from Assam beaten up

The investigation was triggered after Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted a media report about a delivery agent from Assam who was harassed and tortured by residents over false charges.

published on : 17th June 2023

NCSC issues notice to Zomato over controversial 'Kachra' ad 

The NCSC asked the Delhi Police commissioner and the resident grievance officer of YouTube to investigate the matter.

published on : 13th June 2023

Zomato in a soup over new 'Kachra' campaign, takes down ad after being called out for casteism

The ad featured Aditya Lakhia, who played 'Kachra' in the 2001 Aamir Khan starrer 'Lagaan,' as a metaphor to represent kachra or garbage.

published on : 8th June 2023