Working Lives Mumbai: Taxi driver
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Life as a self-employed cabbie in India's busiest city

"If there's no internet today, everything would be finished," says Kuldeep Singh Barswal, a driver who makes a living working for a mobile app taxi hailing service.

Mr Barswal used to be a salaried driver for a corporate boss, but illness forced him out of that job. Friends suggested the Ola app, India's competitor to the better known Uber.

  • 10 Mar 2017
  • From the section Asia