Le­gal pro­ceed­ings against ‘redBus’?

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The trans­port depart­ment of Delhi has be­gun le­gal pro­ceed­ings against ‘redBus’, an on­line bus ticket book­ing plat­form, claim in­dus­try sources. Sources state that the bus tick­ets is­sued by the plat­form have been found to be that of buses ply­ing il­le­gally in the na­tional cap­i­tal re­gion. The buses, ac­cord­ing to sources, were found to be con­tract car­riages. The tick­ets is­sued where for the use of buses as stage car­riages. A case is said to have been reg­is­tered against ‘redBus’ un­der the pro­vi­sions of the Mo­tor Ve­hi­cles Act. An in­quiry is claimed to be on, and will look into the op­er­a­tion of buses at ‘redBus’. ‘redbus’, claim sources, has clar­i­fied that it is a mere in­ter­me­di­ary serv­ing as a plat­form that con­nects bus op­er­a­tors and con­sumers. ‘redBus’ web­site is known to pro­vide an un­der­tak­ing of hav­ing the req­ui­site per­mits and li­cences to op­er­ate the buses.

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