Karnataka government asks Ola, Uber to stop ride-sharing services from Friday

Ola, UberThe Karnataka transport department has instructed cab aggregators Ola and Uber to halt their ride-sharing services Ola Share and UberPOOL before Friday, terming them illegal. Following a two-hour-long meeting on Monday with officials from Ola and Uber as well as driver representatives, state transport commissioner M K Aiyappa said the department explained the legal aspects […]

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Ola, Uber set for another policy battle as Karnataka says ride-sharing illegal

For-Ola-Uber-Illegal-Ride-sharing-Story_ThinkstockPhotos-85451628A senior Karnataka government official has termed as illegal the ride-sharing services that Ola and Uber offer to consumers, imposing a fresh regulatory hurdle for the two app-based cab aggregators. State Transport Commissioner MK Aiyappa was quoted as saying in media reports that the government would initiate action against ride sharing services such as Ola […]

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Uber, Ola target wedding season with tailor-made logistics services

For-Uber-Story_20161013_AK_Uber-Taxi-Cab-008_AJust as the wedding season starts in the country, cab-hailing companies Ola and Uber have introduced new services to cater to all wedding-related travels in a market where the two are battling to establish a position of dominance. While Uber announced its wedding logistics transport offering christened UberWEDDINGS in 12 Indian cities, Ola rolled out […]

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Uber, Ola target wedding season with tailor-made logistics services

For-Uber-Story_20161013_AK_Uber-Taxi-Cab-008_AJust as the wedding season starts in the country, cab-hailing companies Ola and Uber have introduced new services to cater to all wedding-related travels in a market where the two are battling to establish a position of dominance. While Uber announced its wedding logistics transport offering christened UberWEDDINGS in 12 Indian cities, Ola rolled out […]

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Ola looks to extend market share over Uber with offline cab booking services

OLA-by-Shah-Junaid-(2)As the battle for market dominance intensifies in the taxi aggregator services space in the country, home-grown cab-hailing startup Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has introduced a key feature named Ola Offline enabling its users to book cabs without Internet through a text message, the company said in a press statement. When attempting […]

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