Taxi aggregator Ola Cabs Monday submitted inside the Karnataka excessive court that it has complied with all necessities of government guidelines for its operations.
ANI technology restrained, engaged in presenting cellular app- based technological platform by using the name of Ola Cabs, submitted this in its counter to a petition through rival Uber India technology private limited hard the Karnataka On-demand Transportation technology Aggregator guidelines, 2016.
suggest for the enterprise alleged that Uber changed into continuing unlawful activities, giving scant admire to the laws of the united states.
The counter charged that Uber’s petition was prompted and filed in an attempt to pass the laws of the land by overseas agencies who run their operations in India for profit without due regard for relevant laws.
on the contrary, Ola, being a law-abiding agency, has complied with all requirements of the regulations and a license there below has been issued to it to run its operations on June 20 with the aid of the capable authorities, he stated.
Uber had, in its petition, challenged the authority of the country authorities to frame the policies below Motor cars Act, 1988.
Ola’s counsel also claimed that Uber had been going for walks bike-taxi operations underneath “UberMoto” on its platform with white variety plates in Bengaluru metropolis for over 3 months regardless of the truth that around 120 of such motorcycles were impounded with the aid of the authorities.
“Uber continues to provide such bike-taxis (with white number plates) on its platform in Gurgaon, Haryana, no matter the reality that the equipped government have issued a public notice on this regard,” Ola’s recommend said.
The government had also served two other notices to Uber directing it to prevent and desist from imparting its “illegal activities” on its platform. however, it became continuing the identical, he alleged.
taking into consideration the non-compliance of laws, government in Bhopal had taken motion in opposition to Uber and sealed its places of work, the counsel said.
Uber had moved the courtroom after the shipping branch impounded the automobiles for now not securing licences beneath the new norms. It additionally suspended taxis, which caused protests by drivers. Drivers have also independently filed a petition in court docket.
The shipping branch had in April hit the cab aggregators through growing the penalty from Rs. 1,000 to Rs. 5,000, for allegedly running services with out acquiring important license, in spite of its repeated warnings.