3 November Update: Shiv Kumar Yadav has been sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of rape, causing bodily harm and endangering the life of a woman under the IPC. #Uber rape case: Convict Shiv Kumar Yadav gets life imprisonment till death pic.twitter.com/6wtdJ1K5mN — TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) November 3, 2015 Also read: A timeline of the case that changed online cab aggregators in India. 20 October: Shiv Kumar Yadav, the driver accused in the rape incident on 5th December last year, has been found guilty on charges of rape, causing bodily harm and endangering the life of a woman under the Indian Penal Code. This was a case that changed the regulatory landscape for cab aggregators in India, with online cab aggregators being banned in many states in India, and state governments releasing policies specifically governing cab aggregators. Following the incident, the Delhi Government banned Uber, saying that the company was not allowed to ferry customers in capital, was not an authorised radio cab service, and hence operating illegally. Uber resumed operations in Delhi a month later, after applying for a radio taxi license, allowing only those drivers who underwent re-verification of police clearance. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued an advisory for the licensing, compliance and liability of on demand IT based transportation aggregators in India. More on that here. Uber has responded by welcoming the judgment: Amit Jain, Uber’s India president said, “Sexual assault is a terrible crime and we're pleased he has now been brought to justice. Safety is a…
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