The woman, who works for a finance company in Gurgaon, had accused the driver of raping and beating her after she had boarded the cab in Delhi. The driver was arrested within a week of the complaint and was made to appear before the Delhi high court, where the hearing is still on.
The woman had also sued Uber in a federal court in the US in January, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures. Uber's Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick at the time called the incident "horrific" and pledged to help "bring this perpetrator to justice." However, during the case, Uber also argued that the woman sued the wrong corporate entity as the driver had a contract with Uber B V, a Netherlands-based entity with no US operations.

The court filing did not disclose any details on how the case was settled, and representatives for Uber and the woman declined to comment.

India is one of Uber's largest markets outside the United States by the number of cities covered. The rape allegation triggered protests and reignited a debate about the safety of women in the country, especially in New Delhi.

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