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Aadhaar Act


In electoral reform bill’s hasty passing, a missed opportunity

December 23, 2021 8:47 am

🔴 Subhashis Banerjee, Subodh Sharma write: Voter ID-Aadhaar linkage needed more consultation. As it stands, it threatens to disenfranchise marginalised populations, tilt electoral results

Explained: Why there is objection to linking voter rolls to Aadhaar

December 23, 2021 6:59 am

The newly passed Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 enables this linkage, which the government says will help check multiple registrations of the same voter. What are Opposition parties objecting to this?

Residents satisfied with Aadhaar, but unaware of legal riders, says study

November 26, 2019 3:59 am

Despite a lack of legal understanding, residents are majorly appreciative of Aadhaar’s convenience (72 per cent) even if they faced exclusions, the study found.

Supreme Court has doubts over Aadhaar as money Bill, turns to big Bench

November 14, 2019 4:40 am

Says 2018 ruling did not discuss effect of ‘only’ in Art 110(1) on money Bill. Like the Aadhaar Act, the amended Finance Act, 2017 too had been passed as a money Bill.

Aadhaar will be linked to driving licence to avoid forgery: Ravi Shankar Prasad

September 24, 2019 9:38 am

Aadhaar Card-Driving License Link: "Duplicate driving license could not be made if Aadhar becomes mandatory for it. Aadhar is playing a vital role in checking corruption. Rs 1,47,677 crore has been saved due to digital identity through Aadhar," Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

A more opaque Aadhaar

July 15, 2019 3:00 am

Its technical design requires serious reconsideration, following amendments to the law.

Parliament Monsoon session: Bill to amend Aadhaar Act moved in Lok Sabha

June 25, 2019 1:14 am

Rolling out stiff penalties for violation of norms, the Bill proposes to amend the Aadhaar Act 2016 and replace an ordinance promulgated in March.

Aadhar card status online: How to check aadhar card status online by mobile number and name

March 14, 2019 9:26 am

Even though some of the provisions in the Aadhaar Act 2016 were struck down by the Supreme Court, Aadhaar still is a constitutionally valid proof across the country in larger interest.

Teltumbde On Aadhaar: All theoretical rights enshrined in Constitution can be reduced to joke

January 20, 2019 5:30 am

Teltumbde, who was speaking at the launch of the book ‘Dissent on Aadhaar’ edited by economist Reetika Khera, on Saturday said that the danger of a surveillance state that could be created through Aadhaar is compounded when it is a state that is “amoral and so rogue that it creates something out of nothing”.

Lok Sabha passes bill to amend Aadhaar act

January 04, 2019 9:04 pm

The compulsory use of Aadhaar-based KYC for mobile connections and bank accounts was prohibited by the apex court.