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.
01 Jun 2020
Zomato launches 'Talent Directory' to help outplace laid-off employees
Days after laying off hundreds of its employees, food tech giant Zomato has launched a public database/directory to help outplace those workers.
28 May 2020
BookMyShow downsizes due to COVID-19, affecting 270 employees
In another big blow stemming from the outbreak of COVID-19, BookMyShow has laid off and furloughed over 18% of its workforce.
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.
21 May 2020
Now, Zomato will warn about restaurants with fake reviews
In a bid to improve its restaurant discovery experience, food-tech giant Zomato is updating its app with some small but useful changes.
20 May 2020
Ola lays off 1,400 employees due to COVID-19 pandemic
Following the footsteps of Uber, Zomato, and Swiggy, ride-hailing giant Ola has also announced the plan to conduct a mass lay-off, affecting around 1,400 of its employees.
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.
15 May 2020
Amid COVID-19, Zomato decides to fire 13% of its workforce
The economic fallout of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has started trickling down to salaried employees.
08 May 2020
Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states
As the opening of liquor stores in non-containment zones led to chaos, serpentine queues, and the social distancing rules were bulldozed, the Supreme Court on Friday asked states to consider home delivery of these products.
07 May 2020
After groceries, Zomato eyes home delivery of alcohol: Details here
When restaurants across the country were closed due to COVID-19 lockdown and people refrained from ordering cooked meals, food-tech giant Zomato was quick to enable home delivery of groceries and daily essentials.
02 May 2020
Liquor stores to open, industry plans 'contactless' sales
Last evening, Ministry of Home Affairs announced that the nationwide lockdown has been extended for two weeks from May 4, but it gave relaxations in various sectors.
20 Apr 2020
After Apple, Google reportedly planning to launch its own card
In the age of digital payments and peer-to-peer transfers, third-party smart cards, promising plenty of benefits and user-facing features, are becoming increasingly popular.
16 Apr 2020
Now, Zomato shows body temperature of its delivery agents
In an impressive move, food-tech giant Zomato has introduced a feature to display the body temperature of its delivery agents.
16 Apr 2020
Pizza delivery agent tests positive, 72 families told to quarantine
A 19-year-old teen, who delivered pizzas for a famous outlet, tested positive for coronavirus in Delhi after which 72 families were asked to self-quarantine themselves, media reports said on Thursday.
14 Apr 2020
After UberEats, Zomato is eyeing to buy Grofers
A few months after acquiring UberEats, Zomato is looking to buy popular e-grocery start-up Grofers.
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.
02 Apr 2020
#CoronavirusCrisis: How you can help the underprivileged during ongoing crisis
The coronavirus pandemic has created a situation of concern and worry, wreaking havoc in India and the world.
26 Mar 2020
COVID-19 outbreak: Zomato to help lockdown-hit restaurants, delivery partners
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the entire population of India, except those on the front-lines, has been put on lockdown.
26 Mar 2020
Amid lockdown, Flipkart to resume delivery of essential goods
A day after announcing the suspension of all its services in compliance with the lockdown put in place by the Indian government, Flipkart has taken the decision to resume operations to some extent.
26 Mar 2020
Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police
Even though essential services such as food and groceries are exempted from the 21-day lockdown in India, e-commerce companies faced disruption of services.
02 Mar 2020
Zomato barges into fin-tech, launches credit cards with RBL Bank
Following the footsteps of OLA and Amazon, food-tech giant Zomato has barged into the fin-tech space by launching two 'Edition' credit cards in partnership with RBL Bank.
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.
11 Jan 2020
Zomato raises $150 million from Ant Financial: Details here
Gurugram-based food-tech unicorn Zomato has raised $150 million in a corporate round of funding led by existing investor Ant Financial.
30 Dec 2019
Internet shutdowns and the broken dream of Digital India
In the wake of protests against Citizenship Amendment Act, the government has become more aggressive with internet shutdowns.
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.
05 Dec 2019
Man duped of Rs. 95,000 after ordering pizza via Zomato
In a shocking case, a Bengaluru-based man has been duped of Rs. 95,000 after ordering a pizza via Zomato.
21 Sep 2019
Zomato rolls out Gold for delivery, faces flak: Here's why
Just a few days after launching original video content, Zomato has expanded its Gold subscription program to include delivery.
17 Sep 2019
Now, delivery executives log out from Zomato over reduced payments
Just as Zomato tries to end the dispute with the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) and bring several departed restaurants back online, another problem has started brewing - outgoing delivery executives.
13 Sep 2019
Zomato ventures into content streaming, announces original shows
After leading the game of food-delivery, Zomato is gearing up to take on Netflix and Amazon.
08 Sep 2019
Zomato sacks 541 employees as improved automation made them 'redundant'
Online food delivery and restaurant discovery platform Zomato has laid off 541 people across customer, merchant, and delivery partner support teams.
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.
21 Aug 2019
Amid Zomato's fight with restaurants, how will you be impacted?
Food-tech giants Zomato and Dineout are in the midst of a major stand-off with several Indian restaurants that claim the companies have been offering too many discounts to their customers.
12 Aug 2019
Can't ensure veg/non-veg delivery preferences: Zomato to protesting riders
In the ongoing tussle between riders and the food-delivery app Zomato, the company on Sunday said it can't factor vegetarian and non-vegetarian preferences into delivery logistics. But, it said it would definitely address concerns of protesting riders.
11 Aug 2019
Zomato 'forcing' us to deliver beef and pork: Delivery executives
The delivery executives of India's leading online food delivery platform, Zomato, in West Bengal's Howrah have alleged that the company is hurting their religious sentiments by "forcing" them to deliver beef and pork.
02 Aug 2019
Zomato episode is the reflection of society, us
This week was eventful, and not in a good way. Ayodhya mediation failed, the controversial Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, the contentious National Medical Commission Bill got passed, Apple thought of bringing stylus to iPhones, and CCD founder VG Siddhartha died an untimely death.
01 Aug 2019
Zomato customer gets police notice over 'non-Hindu' delivery row
The Madhya Pradesh police on Thursday sent a notice to a Zomato customer, who had canceled an order placed on the food delivery app as he was unwilling to accept food from a Muslim delivery executive.
31 Jul 2019
Food has no religion, Zomato CEO tells Islamophobic customer
In yet another incident of religious bigotry, a Twitter user complained to Zomato about a non-Hindu rider delivering his order.
15 Jul 2019
Soon, big brands could advertise on WhatsApp via GIFs, stickers
After staying ad-free for years, WhatsApp is finally looking to monetize by showing ads.