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Despite a public ban, the apps are still operational, raising concerns about passenger safety and prompting officials to warn of potential penalties

The Delhi transport department has banned bike taxi aggregators including Uber, Ola, and Rapido from operating in the national capital region citing violations of the Motor Vehicle Act. The violation would result in a fine of Rs 1 lakh, and the government has...

The start-up plans to use the funds to strengthen the community, build new products and primarily scale up the engineering and product teams for product development

The Supreme Court observed that the amendments made in Motor Vehicles Act in 2019 explains that aggregators cannot operate without a valid licence

The Bengaluru-based ride-hailing start-up had challenged the state high court's refusal to grant a license to operate bike taxi or rickshaw services

The Bengaluru-based ride hailing start-up had challenged the state government's refusal to grant a license to bike taxis

However, local auto unions dubbed this meeting as an eyewash

In the interim order issued on Friday, the Karnataka HC has also capped the convenience fee levied by the apps at 10% of the fare, not including GST.

These complaints also resulted in authorities asking these companies and auto drivers to stop their operations. Hence, a meeting has now been planned to address the public’s need

It announced this move following several complaints of app-based aggregators overcharging for rides