The Aadhaar Bill, 2016 clearly specifies that the biometric information captured will be used only for Aadhaar enrolment and authentication.
Putting the unique ID on the statute books would pave the way to leakproof subsidies.
Nandan Nilekani needs no more awards to feel his lifetime’s work has been appreciated — he’s won a bunch of them and must treasure, above all, the Joseph Schumpeter Prize that was awarded to him in 2005 for innovative services in economy, economic sciences in politics. That recognition was particularly prescient as just a few […]
Concerns over data security and privacy in the programme must be addressed.
He has withdrawn from politics. And thereby hangs a tale.
Nilekani says his current status in the Congress Party is “inactive”. Though he did not elaborate, the dormant status is likely a prelude to quitting politics.
Hundreds of former staff, including founders, look at funding start-ups.
Government needs to establish it as lack of progress on modernisation of governance will make it difficult to deliver on the promise of ‘achhe din’.
A new generation of Indian entrepreneurs is looking to leaders like Murthy, Nilekani and Gopalakrishnan on how to do it right.
Weighed down by internal bickering, the Congress will find it tough to meet the BJP’s challenge in Karnataka.
Nilekani’s efforts to convince the NDA of Aadhaar’s benefits appear to have paid off.
Tarun Gogoi, Nandan Nilekani, K TS Tulsi among beneficiaries.
As the Modi juggernaut rolled, Nilekani lost to former Union Minister and BJP candidate Ananth Kumar.
Failure to outscore the BJP in the seat tally and losses in his own strongholds are expected to cripple Siddaramaiah’s authority.
The increased voting percentage in Bangalore is viewed as a result of the entry of new candidates like Nandan Nilekani for the Congress, AAP’s V Balakrishnan.