Taxi Fares and the Art of Deception

July 24, 2016 at 5:32 pm

It has become fashionable these days to advertise ridiculously low rate per Km for taxi rides to lure customers. However, these fares are like a tip of the iceberg – they hide more than what they reveal. I had a very interesting conversation with my friend’s daughter who is just […]

Is this the way to show your respect for the law?

June 30, 2016 at 4:36 pm

Yesterday, Uber Bangalore published a blog claiming that ‘We are a law abiding company’ and ‘Uber has deepest respect for the laws of India’. Wow, that’s a real tall claim! Let’s travel a little back in time and see how they have demonstrated their deepest respect for Indian laws time […]

FUEL UP AT INDIAN OIL, SHARE RIDES ON ‘CARPOOL BY MERU’, AND RIDE HOME A FREE CAR

December 3, 2015 at 1:42 pm

Ever wondered how it would be if just pumping fuel into your car could make you win exciting prizes or even a brand NEW CAR? Head to your nearest Indian Oil Corporation fuel station and make way for a bunch of surprises with our IOCL offer! This offer is brought […]

MERU ARRIVES IN LUCKNOW

August 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm

Hello #Lucknow, Today we’re celebrating our arrival to your majestic city. Being a leading tourist destination and capital city of one of the largest Indian states, Lucknow surely deserves a wide array of transit options. We’re excited to add a more affordable, efficient, and reliable means to the transportation mix […]

CHENNAI, YOUR MERU GENIE RIDES JUST BECAME MOST ECONOMICAL

August 17, 2015 at 5:02 pm

Posted by Team Meru Chennai Vanakkam #Chennai, Your Meru Genie rides just became most economical. Say NO to Hidden Charges and Surge Pricing. Whether you’re travelling to Airport or commuting to office or just having a hangout ride, always pay only for what you travel. Now get a Meru Genie […]

CITY OF JOY NOW RIDES WITH MERU FOR ONLY ₹49

August 17, 2015 at 1:54 pm

Posted by Team Meru Kolkata “Meru Cab is my first choice for getting around the City of Joy, Kolkata. It’s the safest and most convenient travel option here”, says gorgeous Riya Sen. Her sentiment is echoed by you, the citizens of Kolkata, who have been using our services ever since […]

CHANDIGARH NOW RIDES WITH MERU FOR ONLY ₹49

August 17, 2015 at 12:28 pm

Posted by Team Meru Chandigarh Hello #Chandigarh! India’s favourite ride is now your cheapest travel option. Say NO to Ride Time Charges and Surge Pricing. Just pay for what you travel. Now get a Meru for a base fare of ₹49 for first 2 kms + ₹12/km thereafter. Since the […]

A perspective on why Delhi High Court insisted that taxi aggregators run only CNG-powered vehicles

August 12, 2015 at 3:27 pm

Posted by Siddhartha Pahwa Chief Executive Officer Meru Cabs On 29th July 2015, the Delhi High Court passed an order that stated Ola should run only CNG vehicles in Delhi. This order is expected to be applicable on all aggregators and taxi operators. However, Uber has published a blog post […]

Here’s a toast to 1 year of awesome rides in Chennai!

April 20, 2015 at 3:01 pm

Thank you Chennai, for one great year! We’re celebrating our Mudal Anniversary here with an exciting offer, and all of you are invited to the party! It goes without saying that we couldn’t have done this without you, our first customers. Appreciate your putting the trust in us. We hope […]

For women, of women, by women: the Meru Eve experience

January 23, 2015 at 9:47 am

It’s time for the Indian woman to rise and shine. With women contributing a significant portion of the Indian workforce, they feel empowered, unafraid to voice their views, and claim a very justified role that has been denied to them for too long. However, every revolution has some ugly cons; […]