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No official notice to halt car-pooling in Karnataka: Ola, Uber sources

Ride sharing companies will need to maintain a fine balance between meeting the demands of the customers as well as the needs of their partner networks, say analysts

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Industry analysts said that there is no clarity on issues such as car-pooling from the central government to determine what is legal and what is not

Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
At a time when tech companies and startups in India have kick-started a revolution in the country for building top innovations, issues related to government policies are presenting a huge challenge to these firms. Ride-hailing firms were in for a major shock on Friday after it was reported that Karnataka Transport Department has directed ride-hailing companies Ola and Uber to withdraw car-pooling feature from their mobile applications immediately.

However, sources at these firms on Saturday said they have not received any official communication or notice from the Karnataka Transport Department to halt car-pooling service.

“The company has not received any
Topics : Uber Ola

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First Published: Jun 30 2019 | 3:36 PM IST

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