OLX: News

06 Apr 2020

Narendra Modi

Someone wanted to sell 'Statue of Unity' for Rs. 30,000cr

An unidentified person has been booked in Gujarat for putting an online advertisement to sell the Statue of Unity for Rs. 30,000 crore to help the government fight the coronavirus pandemic.

26 Dec 2019


#FraudAlert: Scammers using QR codes on WhatsApp to steal money

Amid a wave of phishing scams, another kind of attack has surfaced on the internet, this time targeting WhatsApp users.

18 Jul 2018


Colombian gang, who had robbed Karnataka bureaucrat's house, busted

A gang of five, including a woman, was arrested for a series of burglaries they allegedly carried out in Bengaluru last month, said police commissioner T Suneel Kumar.

09 Jul 2018


200 days later, Bengaluru techie still missing: Family demands CBI-probe

On December 18, 2017, Kumar Ajitabh, a Bengaluru-based techie, went out to meet a prospective buyer of his Maruti Ciaz car that he had enlisted on OLX.

29 May 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Bengaluru: IIT-Delhi grad held for stealing high-end cameras worth lakhs

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in Bengaluru for conning several people by taking their high-end cameras and zoom-lenses on 'rent' and selling those online.

21 Feb 2018


Visitors to Bharatpur, beware of these 'OLX conmen'

Conmen in Rajasthan's Bharatpur seem to have devised their own scam, and despite over 50 arrests, the racket is still thriving.

25 Dec 2017


Bengaluru: Techie mysteriously goes missing; left home to meet OLX-buyer

Ajitabh Kumar, a 29-year-old Bengaluru-based software engineer, had gone missing last Monday (18 December) in a rather mysterious manner.

01 Sep 2017


Online ads demanding advance payments scam people for money

Several Bengalureans have reportedly been scammed by con men posting ads of cars, bikes, and mobiles on online classifieds services like Quikr and OLX.

01 Sep 2017


Karnataka: "Completely free" education for girls from 2018

Karnataka Government would provide "completely free education" for the girls in the state up to post-graduation from 2018, announced Higher Education Minister Basavaraja Rayareddi.

21 Oct 2016


Facebook's Marketplace to disrupt India's classifieds market?

With Facebook recently adding a new popular feature, Marketplace, for enabling users to buy and sell items, many experts predicts that it will be a boon to India's classified market.

Indian start-up GoZoomo decides to shut shop, returns investors' money

GoZoomo, founded in 2014, set-out to tackle the issue of mistrust in used-car maketplace space.