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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019
news about Aadhaar
Oct 07, 2018 11:37
The biometric identification system has allowed hundreds of millions of citizens to receive government services, join the banking system and partake in the formal economy. read more
Oct 05, 2018 19:48
The missing element in Mr Gandhi’s conversation at the HT Leadership Summit was the specifics. While he told the audience what the Congress party didn’t stand for, he didn’t spend as much time telling them what it stood for. read more
Oct 01, 2018 15:10
UIDAI has asked telecom companies to submit plan for discontinuing Aadhaar-based authentication system for mobile SIMs. read more
Sep 30, 2018 06:58
A spiralling current account deficit led the finance ministry to hike custom duties; allegations of irregularities in the Rafale fighter deal kept the defence ministry busy; and a spat with Pakistan kept the external affairs ministry at the centre of... read more
Sep 28, 2018 23:21
The cases decided in the week of September 22-28 covered a range of issues — criminalisation of politics, discrimination in India’s old adultery law, religious aspect of Ram Janambhoomi title dispute, civil liberties of activists, legality of Aadhaar... 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 28, 2018 15:30
Aadhaar was a lost cause for three reasons. First, because our intellectual elites are far too distant from real India to understand it. The second, privacy is a very vital human concern. And third, because the intellectual upper crust is easy to pl... 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
Sep 27, 2018 13:11
As the five judges on the bench write nuanced judgments on the identity project’s validity, here are some choice excerpts. read more
Sep 27, 2018 12:41
The SC has addressed the heart of the issue and held that enrolment in Aadhaar of the unprivileged and marginalised section of society, in order to avail the fruits of welfare schemes of the government, actually amounts to empowering these persons read more
Sep 27, 2018 06:56
The compulsory imposition of Aadhaar in welfare programmes has, contrary to popular belief, damaged the implementation of welfare. read more
Sep 26, 2018 23:51
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the legality of Aadhaar restricting it to disbursement of social benefits and junking its requirement for cell phones and bank accounts. read more
Sep 26, 2018 23:47
Dissenting with four other judges on the five-judge bench that upheld the constitutionality of Aadhaar, Justice DY Chandrachud on Wednesday criticised various provisions of the Aadhaar Act and called it a fraud on the Constitution for the way it was... read more
Sep 26, 2018 23:41
Retired Karnataka high court judge KS Puttaswamy challenged the decision to make Aadhaar enrolment mandatory for all citizens in 2012. It was the first challenge to Aadhaar. read more
Sep 26, 2018 23:31
RS Sharma was the director general of UIDAI from 2009 to 2013 before he moved on to the role of the chief secretary of Jharkhand and then served as a secretary in the central government. He is currently the chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority... read more