The Finance Ministry notification announcing the extension comes a day after the Union government told the Supreme Court that it was willing to extend all deadlines to March 31, 2018.
Aadhaar: Attorney General K K Venugopal, however, said the last date for linking Aadhaar to mobile services will remain February 6, 2018 in pursuance of a judicial order.
A new Department of Telecom order has detailed the procedure that NRIs and foreign nationals, not having access to Aadhar cards, can use for mobile re-verification.
The Department of Telecom (DoT) has also given re- verification procedure for senior citizens who are above 70 years not having Aadhaar, are unable to do biometric authentication or are physically challenged.
Foreign nationals who have Indian mobile numbers can now verify their mobile numbers by filling an online form
Yahoo released a compilation of the most searched news-related terms in 2017 and Aadhar was on top of the list, followed by GST.
Referring to demonetisation, he said note ban had brought about a “behavioural change” in the country. Corrupt people, for the first time after Independence, were scared of making illicit money, he said.
“I am aware of the political price I will have to pay for the steps taken by the government but I am ready for it,” says Prime Minister Modi.
The callers took their debit card details as well as Aadhaar numbers claiming their cards would be otherwise blocked, and then made fraudulent transactions.
BJP MLA Ravinder Raina, however, denied assaulting anybody.
Cellular operators’ body COAI has asked the UIDAI for more time to operationalise new modes like OTP for Aadhaar-based re-verification of mobile subscribers’ SIMs.
Users will have to link their Aadhaar card number to their mobile number and the deadline for this is February 6, 2018.
In Jharkhand, ABBA was first made compulsory for PDS users in Ranchi district in August 2016. By June 2017, it was mandatory in about 80 per cent of the ration shops across the state. This meant, of course, that Aadhaar itself was compulsory — no Aadhaar, no food.
The UIDAI took note and got the Aadhaar data removed from the said websites, it said in reply to the RTI application.
Aadhaar relief for NRIs, PIOs, OCIs: Government agencies can now exempt those belonging to these categories from furnishing Aadhaar identity for availing services as they are not eligible for enrolling for the unique ID.