Swiggy: News

An online food ordering and delivery platform, Swiggy has been in operation since 2014. Based out of Bengaluru, it has its services in over 100 Indian cities. Standing on revenue of Rs. 875 crore, the company is India's largest and most valuable entity in its line of trade. In recent times, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it has been in the news numerous times. Owing to a 70% drop in food order volume, Swiggy took a decision to chuck 1100 employees in May. However, it said that these laid-off workers will get at least three months of salary, irrespective of their tenure or notice period. Swiggy also forayed into alcohol delivery in Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal, along with its competitor, Zomato.

18 Jun 2024


Swiggy Instamart joins hands with Hamleys for 10-minute toy deliveries

Swiggy Instamart, the well-known quick commerce delivery platform, has announced a strategic partnership with Hamleys, the globally recognized toy retailer.

17 Jun 2024


Zepto's dark store expansion to support non-grocery delivery

Quick-commerce company Zepto is planning to expand its dark store network to accommodate a larger assortment of products, according to a Mint report.

17 Jun 2024


Hyundai, Ola Electric, Swiggy, Haldiram's, others eye IPOs worth ₹50,000cr

The Indian equity market is gearing up for a significant increase in Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) over the next three to four months.

12 Jun 2024


Zomato invests ₹300 crore in Blinkit amid quick commerce battle

Zomato, a leading food delivery platform, has announced a fresh investment of ₹300 crore in its subsidiary, Blinkit.

29 May 2024


JioMart launching sub-30-minute delivery service to rival Blinkit and Zepto

Reliance Industries is reportedly preparing to enter the quick commerce market with its subsidiary, JioMart, planning to introduce an under-30-minute delivery service.

13 May 2024


Zomato achieves biggest ever order volume on Mother's Day

Zomato reported an unprecedented volume of orders on Mother's Day, surpassing even the numbers seen on New Year's Eve, as stated by CEO Deepinder Goyal.

09 Apr 2024


Swiggy converts to public company ahead of its IPO 

Swiggy, a leading food delivery platform, has transitioned from a private limited company to a public limited one.

03 Apr 2024


Swiggy VP quits as top executives continue to depart

Swiggy, a prominent food delivery platform, is undergoing significant changes in its top management.

IRCTC partners with Swiggy for delivery of pre-ordered meals

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced a collaboration with Swiggy to deliver meals to passengers booked through IRCTC's e-catering portal.

06 Feb 2024


Tata Neu embraces ONDC to start food ordering service

Tata Neu, the Tata Group's super app, is gearing up to join the online food ordering sector by utilizing the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC).

25 Jan 2024


IPO-bound Swiggy to lay off 400 workers

Swiggy plans to reduce its workforce by 6%, affecting 350-400 employees across teams, as per the Economic Times.

25 Jan 2024


Flipkart to lay off 1,000 employees in yearly restructuring move

Flipkart, an e-commerce giant owned by Walmart, is planning to lay off around 1,000 employees, which accounts for nearly 5% of its total workforce, as part of an annual restructuring effort.

24 Jan 2024

Vodafone Idea

These Vodafone Idea postpaid plans offer free Swiggy One membership

Vodafone Idea (Vi) has announced that Swiggy One membership will now be included in its Vi Max postpaid plans.

23 Jan 2024


Swiggy's latest 'experiment' doubles platform fee to Rs. 10

Swiggy may double the platform fee on food orders from Rs. 5 to Rs. 10 in the coming days.

15 Jan 2024


You can now order Domino's Pizza using ONDC platforms

In a move aimed at reducing its dependence on food delivery platforms like Zomato and Swiggy, several outlets of Domino's pizza in Delhi-NCR have joined the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC).

IPOs in 2024: Ola Electric, PhonePe, Swiggy, FirstCry and others

Despite a sluggish start, the number of public issues on Dalal Street saw an uptick in 2023. A total of 57 public issues were launched, raising Rs. 49,437 crore.

18 Dec 2023


Swiggy's 2% collection fee causing dispute with restaurants: Here's why

Swiggy, a leading food delivery service, has stirred up controversy with restaurants by announcing a 2% collection fee on all orders starting December 20, reports the Economic Times (ET).

14 Dec 2023


Bengaluru crowned 'Cake Capital' of India by Swiggy: Here's why

Bengaluru earned the title of "cake capital" of India in 2023.

22 Nov 2023


Zomato and Swiggy receive GST notices totaling Rs. 750 crore

The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) has slapped food delivery giants Zomato and Swiggy with Goods and Services Tax (GST) demand notices, amounting to Rs. 400 crore and Rs. 350 crore, respectively.

Swiggy shortlists 7 investment banks as advisors for 2024 IPO

Swiggy, the major rival of Zomato in the food delivery service has chosen seven investment banks to advise on its much-anticipated initial public offering (IPO) set for 2024, according to Moneycontrol.

08 Nov 2023

Reliance Jio

Jio introduces plan with Swiggy One Lite subscription: Check benefits

Reliance Jio has unveiled a new prepaid recharge plan, priced at Rs. 866 that comes bundled with a Swiggy One Lite subscription. The new plan has a validity of 84 days.

03 Nov 2023


Swiggy Instamart creator Karthik Gurumurthy to quit, start own venture

Karthik Gurumurthy, Swiggy's Senior Vice-President (SVP), is leaving the food delivery behemoth to launch his own start-up, Moneycontrol has reported.

30 Oct 2023


Ola scores a duck in rankings for gig worker fairness

For the third year in a row, Ola has received a dismal score of zero out of 10 in Fairwork's evaluation of e-commerce platforms regarding fair treatment of gig workers.

16 Oct 2023


Swiggy increases platform fee on food delivery orders: Here's why

Popular food delivery service Swiggy has increased its platform fee by 50%, from Rs. 2 to Rs. 3 per order.

09 Oct 2023


Swiggy introduces affordable 'One Lite' membership program: Check benefits

Swiggy, the popular food delivery platform has unveiled Swiggy One Lite, a budget-friendly version of the Swiggy One membership program in India.

26 Jul 2023


Swiggy's credit card offers 10% cashback, free Swiggy One membership

Leading food delivery service Swiggy has announced a co-branded credit card in partnership with HDFC Bank.

18 May 2023


In race to deliver profits, here's how Swiggy beat Zomato

Food and grocery delivery platform Swiggy has been on a profitability quest for a while. The company has finally found something to rejoice in.

08 May 2023


Can ONDC do to e-commerce what UPI did to payments 

Indians are raving about a new character in the food delivery scene: ONDC. The new entrant has seemingly caught the fancy of consumers, threatening the duopoly of Swiggy and Zomato.

28 Apr 2023


How Swiggy will earn Rs. 30L daily with new fee

Food and grocery delivery platform Swiggy has found a way to raise additional money of around Rs. 30 lakh every day. Do you know how?

18 Apr 2023


Hurun Unicorn Index 2023: How India fares against US, China

The number of unicorns a country has produced is a testament to that country's robust start-up ecosystem. India has done pretty well in the department over the years.

31 Mar 2023


Hyderabad man spent Rs. 6 lakh on idlis last year

For this idli lover from Hyderabad, nothing beats the taste of his favorite South Indian delicacy.

07 Mar 2023


Netizens trend #HinduPhobicSwiggy ahead of Holi; here's why

Foodtech giant Swiggy has landed up in yet another controversy just ahead of Holi due to a billboard advertisement.

23 Jan 2023


Zomato CEO posts 800+ vacancies: 24x7 job, no work-life balance

Zomato founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal took to LinkedIn to announce a shedload of job vacancies across five roles at the company.

20 Jan 2023


Swiggy fires 380 employees amid 'challenging economic conditions'

Food and grocery delivery platform Swiggy has become the latest of India's start-ups to fire employees. In a bid to rationalize its business amid ongoing funding winter, the company has laid off 380 staffers.

05 Jan 2023


Swiggy agent dies in accident, body dragged for 1 km

A Swiggy delivery executive died after a car reportedly crashed into his bike and dragged him for 500 meters in Noida's Sector 14 on Sunday, police confirmed on Thursday.

28 Dec 2022


Urban Company best for gig workers; Ola, Uber score zero

With the emergence of the digital platform economy in India, gig workers have grown in demand. However, it seems that these workers are yet to enjoy fair pay and good work conditions.

12 Aug 2022


This Swiggy delivery executive on crutches wins the internet

The life of a delivery person can be unimaginably tough.

03 Jul 2022


Shahi delivery: Swiggy agent rides horse to drop off order

While heavy rains are troubling Mumbaikars and affecting the daily business operations, a Swiggy agent has found a unique style to deliver orders.

27 Jun 2022

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance, Swiggy, and PremjiInvest join bid to buy Metro India

The race to purchase the Indian operations of German retailer Metro AG has become competitive, with several parties joining in.

21 May 2022


Nagpur bakery majorly butchers cake message, netizens have field day

Communication is a two-way street. You can't be sure until and unless the person on the receiving end has correctly interpreted your message.

07 Mar 2022

Telugu Films

Naga Chaitanya turns entrepreneur, launches pan-Asian cloud kitchen Shoyu

Naga Chaitanya has embarked on a new journey, that of an entrepreneur.

31 Dec 2021


Zomato, Swiggy orders may get more expensive from next year

Food delivery services like Swiggy and Zomato will be required to collect and pay goods and service tax (GST) on behalf of all eateries on their platforms starting January 1, 2022.

18 Sep 2021


Swiggy, Zomato will now collect GST. Does it affect you?

Food delivery platforms like Swiggy and Zomato will collect 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST) from customers instead of the restaurants they pick up orders from, the GST Council decided in a meeting on Friday.

01 Sep 2021


Swiggy delivery boy kills restaurant owner over delay in order

A delivery executive working for the online food ordering service Swiggy allegedly killed the owner of a restaurant in Greater Noida early on Wednesday due to a dispute over delay in an order.

22 May 2021


NewsBytes Briefing: Clubhouse officially comes to Android, and more

Clubhouse sure has played its exclusivity card to the ragged end. But like all things new and intriguing, the novelty of the audio-only social media platform has worn off, which has manifested in a 10-fold drop in downloads of the iOS app.

21 May 2021


Swiggy kickstarts mega vaccination drive for two lakh delivery partners

Days after food delivery platform Swiggy announced its plans to vaccinate its two lakh delivery partners against COVID-19, it claims to have commenced the vaccination drive on Thursday.

19 Nov 2020


Why is Zomato getting trolled after Swara Bhasker's tweet

Food delivery giant Zomato has landed into a controversy after actress Swara Bhasker asked the company to pull down its ads from Arnab Goswami's news channel Republic TV.

30 Jun 2020


Swiggy launches its own digital wallet: How to use it?

As restaurants continue to suffer from the impact of COVID-19, food-tech unicorn Swiggy is moving to get things back to normal as soon as possible.

08 Jun 2020


Scootsy, Swiggy's premium food delivery service is shutting down

As part of an effort to cut down costs and focus solely on growth points, Swiggy is shutting down Scootsy, its premium food delivery service in Mumbai.

04 Jun 2020


Swiggy, Zomato cleared to test long-range 'delivery drones': DGCA

Soon, you may see unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flying in with your food orders.

21 May 2020


Now, Amazon will deliver food to your home: Details here

Amazon is now venturing into the food delivery vertical.

21 May 2020


Swiggy, Zomato launch alcohol delivery in Jharkhand: Details here

Zomato and Swiggy have finally started home delivery of alcohol.

18 May 2020


Amid COVID-19, Swiggy lays off 1,100 employees

The economic fallout of COVID-19 continues to hit salaried employees, in a way no one could have imagined a few months ago.

08 Apr 2020


Amid lockdown, Zomato launches grocery delivery across 80 Indian cities

As 1.3 billion Indians struggle to move freely and access daily essentials under the 21-day lockdown enforced by the Narendra Modi government, Zomato is rising to the occasion.

21 Jan 2020


Zomato just bought UberEats in India: Details here

As previously expected, restaurant discovery and food delivery giant Zomato has purchased the food delivery business of Uber, aka UberEats, in India.

28 Dec 2019


Swiggy launches its own digital wallet, with limited capabilities

In a major move, food-tech giant Swiggy has launched its own digital wallet - Swiggy Money.

16 Dec 2019


Zomato may buy UberEats's India business

The India business of UberEats, the food delivery service operated by ride-hailing giant Uber, is likely to be sold to Zomato, its arch-rival in the country.

01 Sep 2019


Amid stand-off, Zomato to now launch Gold for delivery services

The stand-off between the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) and food-tech giants over high discounts at restaurants through passes like Zomato Gold appears to be resolving.

15 Jul 2019


Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Calcutta to know about

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

25 Feb 2019


Hyderabad restaurant served over 70L biryanis in 2017, enters Limca-records

When it comes to eating authentic Hyderabadi biryani, Paradise restaurant is people's top choice.

20 Feb 2019

Tamil Nadu

Chennai-man orders from Swiggy, delivery guy 'brings' food from Rajasthan

Food delivery companies have always been under immense pressure to deliver quality food in minimum time.

12 Feb 2019


Customer finds blood stained band-aid in food, Swiggy left red-faced

In a disturbing incident, a man in Chennai found a blood-stained band-aid in the food item that he ordered through food delivery giant Swiggy.

20 Dec 2018


Swiggy raises $1bn in its largest funding round yet

Months after entering India's unicorn club, food delivery platform Swiggy has raised a whopping $1bn in fresh capital from existing and new investors.

01 Aug 2018


Swiggy launches paid subscription program to compete with Zomato

On Tuesday, Swiggy, one of India's largest online food delivery platforms, announced the launch of its paid subscription program called Swiggy Super, initially to be rolled out to "limited users" in seven Indian cities.

22 Jun 2018


After Swiggy raises $210mn, Zomato looks to raise $400mn

Competition in India's fast-growing food delivery market is intensifying.

07 Jun 2018


7 start-ups that are currently hiring in Bengaluru

The tech capital of India, Bengaluru, is home to some of India's best companies to work for.

27 Apr 2018


Swiggy to start delivering medicines, groceries to boost company volume

Bengaluru-based food delivery start-up Swiggy is reportedly planning to enter the hyperlocal segment starting with medicine and grocery deliveries.

08 Feb 2018

Indian Startups

Swiggy raises Rs. 642cr in its biggest funding round

Bengaluru-based food delivery start-up Swiggy has raised $100mn (a little over Rs. 642.5 crore) in a Series F funding round led by South African media conglomerate Naspers joined by Chinese e-commerce platform Meituan-Dianping.