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Uber blinks, to comply with Karnataka rules for app-based taxi aggregators

Applies for permit, to abide by fare capping and no-surge pricing rules

Alnoor Peermohamed  |  Bengaluru 

Uber on Tuesday applied for a licence to operate in Karnataka under the new rules governing app-based taxi aggregators, indicating that it will comply with the policies on fare capping and no-surge pricing. The move comes even as Uber’s appeal against the new rules is pending before the Karnataka High Court. It was filed last week against the government and the local transport department. Uber, which has several run-ins with the local government, had called the state rules unconstitutional and without legislative backing. The taxi aggregator has had trouble with the local ...

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First Published: Wed, June 08 2016. 10:30 IST
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