Month: March 2017

March 30, 2017

Uber Toll Saga Conclusion : Uber admits issues and to fix the toll bugs in the software for Hyderabad airport

  A few loyal readers would remember I had gone on a crusade (sort of) against Uber and their excess toll charges on going to the airport in Hyderabad. After a bunch of to and fro and escalations and the fact that the article was trending on Ycombinator, Uber has finally come back with a sensible response which satisfies me. Uber has finally admitted that […]

March 29, 2017

Cafe Cockroach Day Slapgate update : Jaipur police to continue with arrest, CCD allegedly arm twisting customer to pull case

When you see the below video, you kind of feel its an open and shut case. A customer was recording the sorry state of a CCD outlet and a lunatic employee who had no business interacting with humans decides to slap him. One would assume the coffee chain would apologize, fire the employee for conduct unbecoming of their employee and life would go on. Except […]

March 27, 2017

Bizarre :Café Coffee Day employee slaps customer then files case against customer alleging harassment

This day just got even more bizarre. A sensational video has come out which shows a CafĂ© Coffee Day female employee slapping a customer when he tries to showcase cockroaches in the food storage area. In the video the customer claims that the lady was rude to him and as he shows her face in the phone, she slaps him hard and asks him how […]

March 27, 2017

Uber overcharges toll on a ride, thinks I am the driver when I complain, tells me to keep the extra money and forget about the overcharging

I was visiting Hyderabad after a few years last week and on the way back to the airport, I decided to hire an Uber since it was cheaper than Meru and others. After the ride, the price seemed a bit steeper than what I expected, Upon looking deeper into the fare, I saw this 90 rupee toll charge which didn’t make any sense to me. […]