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Karnataka bans Ola for 6 months, says company flouted licence terms

Government was not satisfied with the response and suspended the licence as a result. Ola is now barred from operating its aggregator service for any vehicle including cars, autos and bikes

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Ola Cabs  |  Vogo  |  Karnataka Government

Peerzada Abrar  |  Bengaluru 

The Karnataka government has banned the services of ride-hailing company Ola for six months in the state, after the state transport department found that the firm was operating bike taxis ‘illegally’.

The order, issued by the department on March 18, said the licence granted to ANI Technologies (Ola’s parent company) had been suspended for six months, under the provisions of ‘The Karnataka on Demand Transportation Technology Aggregators Rules, 2016.’ It added that the firm was using its existing cab aggregator licence to promote bike taxi ...

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First Published: Sat, March 23 2019. 02:11 IST
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