No relief to Uber in Delhi; HC sends notice to Delhi government on Uber's plea

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New Delhi, June 17: While refusing to offer an interim relief to the US-based Uber taxi service to ply on the city's roads, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the state government.

The high court notice was issued after the taxi company challenged the rejection of its application for licence to ply on Delhi roads.

No relief to Uber in Delhi; HC sends notice to Delhi government on Uber's plea.
Uber India Technology Pvt. Ltd. approached the Delhi High Court last week, challenging an order of the city government to deny extension of its licence to operate radio cabs in the national capital.

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Refusing to grant any interim relief to Uber, the court posted the matter for hearing on July 8 and told Uber that in the absence of a licence, it could not ply taxis on Delhi roads.

Delhi's transport authority on June 3 rejected the licence applications of Uber, citing violation of ban orders imposed by the government last year.

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Last December, the Delhi government banned Uber taxi services after a 27-year-old MNC executive was raped in a taxi allegedly by an Uber driver.

IANS

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