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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Oddeven.com founder Akshat Mittal launches second venture

Akshat Mittal, founder, Oddeven.comAkshat Mittal, whose ride-sharing website Odd-Even.com was acquired by Orahi.com earlier this year, is back with his second venture called ChangeMyIndia.org. The 13-year-old student of Amity International School in Noida had started Odd-Even.com in December 2015 and sold  it for an undisclosed amount in April. After the deal, Mittal had said in an interview with […]

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