Delhi transport authorities have asked the central government to block the Uber app, saying that the cab aggregator has been operating illegally in the capital.
The city government had banned Uber in December after one of its drivers was charged with raping a passenger, but it resumed operations just weeks later. The US-based company has applied for a new licence to ply its cabs in the capital, but the application is still pending. On Wednesday the transport department told a Delhi court they had asked the central government to intervene.
“We told the court that we have sent a proposal to the Centre to block the (Uber) Internet address if they continue,” deputy commissioner of transport S Roy Biswas told a news