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Uber, Ola illegal in Delhi, again

Delhi govt rejects their licence applications and that of TaxiForSure, saying they'd breached procedure and prior clamp, call for enforcement

After a stalemate lasting almost six months, the Delhi government has rejected the licence applications of taxi aggregators Uber, Ola and TaxiForSure. This comes in the backdrop of a 22-year-old professional dancer alleging a driver on Uber’s network tried to sexually assault her on Saturday. The official reason for the rejection is failure to give the affidavit stating the companies were abiding by the ban orders earlier issued against them. Gagan Bhatia, city general manager of Uber, said in an e-mailed statement, “While the rejection of our application for a licence ...