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Dec 18 2016 (11:00)  HC admits contempt plea on online taxi issue (www.thehindu.com)
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A day after playback singer Sayanora was prevented by auto drivers from hiring a Uber cab at the Ernakulam Town railway station, the Kerala High Court on Saturday admitted a petition seeking to initiate contempt of court proceedings against the police for their failure to comply with the court’s earlier directive to provide protection for aggregator taxis.
The court, admitting the petition, observed that its order was “more often than not honoured in breach”.
The court noted that the online tax services were being disrupted by other taxi drivers and autorickshaw drivers.
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general complaint was that the police were a “mute witness to these incidents”.
Sufficient police personnel were not seen deployed at railway stations, bus stations, and airport.
The court directed the State Police Chief to file a detailed affidavit and posted the petition for January 3.
In its earlier order, the court had said that the online taxi services such as Uber and Ola had every right to drop and pick commuters from the airport, railway stations, and bus stations.
They should not be obstructed by any other tax driver lest it infringed Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution (freedom to do business and job).
The State Police Chief should issue appropriate instructions to the police personnel to maintain law and order at these places, the court observed.
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