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Friday, Jan 17, 2020

Aadhaar act

Nov 14, 2019 01:06
The decision virtually reopened the 2018 Aadhaar judgment since it upheld the validity of the passing the Aadhaar Act, 2016 as a Money Bill. read more
Aug 28, 2019 10:53
The top court had held in the Aadhaar case that the government can make the linking of the 12-digit-number mandatory only in the case of availing subsidies and welfare benefits. Consequently, Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act was struck down. read more
Jul 08, 2019 21:17
The amendments to the Aadhaar Act essentially re-allow private firms to use the biometric platforms for purposes of identity verification or “know-your-customer” requirements. read more
Jul 04, 2019 23:02
The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was passed by a voice vote after union minister for information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad assured the lower house that Aadhaar is voluntary and that consent of the biometric identity holder has... read more
Jun 13, 2019 05:48
Claiming the Bill people-friendly and citizen-centric, the government said it will enable UIDAI to have a more robust mechanism to serve public interest and act as a deterrent against the misuse of Aadhaar. read more
Mar 01, 2019 20:16
The Aadhaar amendments are also worrying because they attempt to directly overturn the Supreme Court’s September 2018 judgment on the constitutional validity of Aadhaar read more
Feb 28, 2019 23:57
The ordinance will make amendments to the Aadhaar Act, the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and the Indian Telegraph Act as proposed in the bill passed by the Lok Sabha on January 4, 2019, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. read more
Jan 04, 2019 22:09
The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill proposes changes in the Aadhaar Act, Indian Telegraph Act and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act to comply with a Supreme Court judgement pronounced on September 26 last year, in which it upheld the constitutional... read more
Jan 04, 2019 17:17
To a question on whether the UIDAI had received requests for opting out of the Aadhaar scheme, Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology S S Ahluwalia gave an affirmative reply. read more
Jan 01, 2019 23:08
The government has proposed a penalty of up to Rs 1 crore on entities that violate the provisions of the Aadhaar Act, with an additional fine of up to Rs 10 lakh per day in case of continuous non-compliance, sources said. read more
Nov 11, 2018 17:07
A plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to the Centre and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to utilise Aadhaar biometrics to identify unnamed dead bodies. read more
Oct 23, 2018 07:28
The confusion over the deletion is about whether a minority judgment can be seen as an extension of the majority judgment when the bench concurs on a particular aspect, and whether quashing of mobile linkage with Aadhaar automatically means deleting... read more
Sep 30, 2018 15:08
The move came after it was observed that some departments are uploading documents containing “sensitive” personal information such as Aadhaar and mobile numbers on their websites. read more
Sep 28, 2018 20:13
The Supreme Court, while holding Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid, struck down section 57 of the Aadhaar Act, permitting private entities to avail Aadhaar data. read more
Sep 27, 2018 23:23
Some argue it is now impossible for private companies to use Aadhaar data at all; others say Aadhaar can be used as long alternatives are made available to customers. read more