The apex court had in February observed that it was “tentatively not convinced” with the grounds taken by Congress leader Jairam Ramesh to challenge the Lok Sabha Speaker’s decision to certify the bill to amend Aadhaar law as a money bill.
“Liberty is the fundamental value of our Constitution.Life and liberty are natural existing rights which our Constitution has. Now can liberty be at all experienced without privacy. Can liberty be exercised without privacy atleast with regard to all the Fundamental Rights of the Constitution,” Gopal Subramanium said.
The Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) under the National Health Mission aims at promotion of universal access to tuberculosis (TB) care with early diagnosis and regular treatment completion.
The court termed as fallacious argument advanced by the counsel for petitioners that the provision of the I-T Act was discriminatory in nature as it created two classes – one class of those who volunteered to enroll themselves under Aadhaar scheme and other class of those who did not want it to be so.
The information sought would fall under Section 8(a) of the RTI Act, and therefore, it is denied, the UIDAI said. Further, the format in which information is held by the UIDAI, contains identity details which, if divulged, maybe prone to identity-theft etc.
It made the observations while upholding the validity of section 139AA of the Income Tax Act making Aadhaar mandatory for allotment of PAN cards and filing of tax returns. The court, however, put a partial stay on its implementation till its Constitution Bench addressed the larger issue of right to privacy related to Aadhaar.
The SP said a team of intelligence bureau and police was questioning the man and no case has been registered so far.
Kant held a review meeting on the programmes started for making Jharkhand shift to cashless transactions in a short time with top officials of most departments here.
Pune city has registered only 77 per cent coverage for the Aadhaar drive— the lowest registered in the district.
People now enrolled in Aadhar and gradually moving towards the goal of paperless, presence less and cashless transactions.
The United Nations had recently “misutilised” biometric data of refugees coming from Iraq and Syria to help certain countries keep a tab on them.
The earlier deadline was May 31 and it was extended to December 31.
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said the government has spent Rs 5,000 crores on several welfare schemes linked to the UID programme and that 80 crore people in the country are now enrolled.
Rs 921 cr project to integrate databases, identify foreigners by March 2016
A man was arrested in Bhind following a complaint that he had made an Aadhaar card for his dog.