Looks like Ola and Uber have pledged to be in news, for one or the other reason, every single day. Recently, Karnataka government had raised concerns over the practices of the two cab hailing apps in the state and had asked them to comply else end operations. While Uber has said that the rules imposed by the state government were “regressive” and “impossible to comply”, Ola has defended Karnataka’s new regulations governing tech-based cab hailing services, while accusing Uber India of flouting all norms, and doing business in India only for profit.
“motivated and has been filed in an attempt to bypass the laws of the land by foreign companies who run their operations in this country for profit without due regard for the applicable laws.”
“to promote and ensure the safety of the user-riders availing the services of aggregators… The rules emphasize the need to provide safety and security to the user-riders.”