Auto-Rickshaw Fares Hiked By Over 18% In Delhi, Traffic Jam Charges Extra

Auto-rickshaw fares in Delhi have been raised by 18.75 per cent with effect from today. The metre-down charge is now Rs. 25 for the first 1.5 kilometres, instead of the existing two kilometres. The per kilometre charge has been increased from Rs. 8 to Rs. 9.5. An extra Rs. 7.5 will be charged for luggage and a sum off Re 0.75 will be levied for every minute the more