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Updated: Delhi Govt to impound cab aggregator vehicles for flouting rules

Update: Uber Delhi has tweeted saying that it has removed surge pricing temporarily with immediate effect in the city, because of the 'threat to the livelihood of its drivers'. Given the threat to the livelihood of our partners, at the expense of reliability, we are temporarily suspending surge with immediate effect — Uber Delhi (@Uber_Delhi) April 18, 2016 We hope to work with the Delhi govt. to provide a reliable mobility option in the city, esp. at a time when the citizens need us the most — Uber Delhi (@Uber_Delhi) April 18, 2016 Earlier today: Delhi’s CM Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that the government would take “strict action, including cancellation of permit and impounding vehicles” against taxis which charged over the government prescribed rates. Yesterday, Kejriwal said that the government had received complaints against Ola and Uber and was planning strong action against them, but the announcement would be made later (timeline not mentioned). Strict action, incl permit cancellation n impounding vehicle, to be taken against taxis which charge rates more than govt prescribed rates — Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) April 18, 2016 This was in a response to the Delhi Autorickshaw Sangh and Delhi Pradesh Taxi Union, which called off their strikes against online cab aggregators yesterday. Supposedly, these two unions make up a lion’s share of the autorickshaw and taxi drivers in Delhi-NCR. The strike was withdrawn after the Delhi Government said that it would ‘fulfil the demands of the unions’. An ET report states that the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh…

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