The Delhi High Court today set aside the city government’s order which rejected Uber s license application, PTI reports. The Court raised doubts over the government s plans to impose a complete ban on such app-based cabs. Instead, the government has been instructed to impose strict conditions, which companies like Uber can then follow. Also Read - Uber cab service resumed in 31 cities in India with new Lockdown 4.0 guidelinesAlso Read - Uber launches 'Uber Connect' package delivery service to rival Dunzo and Swiggy Genie
Uber has been banned in the national capital following the series of incidents that put women s safety in the spotlight. The cab-aggregator applied for a fresh license, which was rejected by the government. The company had been asked to provide details like number of vehicles and addresses of their drivers to ensure regularization of their services, but company allegedly didn t comply. Also Read - Uber to operate 'Essential' cab service to hospitals and pharmacy stores in 4 cities
Later on, Uber s competitors like Ola and TaxiForSure got some manner of relief, from the government. Uber however was still stuck, and in fact the Delhi Traffic police went on a drive to challan Uber drivers and impound the cabs in some cases for illegally plying in the state.