July 09, 2019 1:53 am
The Bill, which was introduced on June 24 to replace an ordinance issued in March, was passed by the Lok Sabha on July 4.
July 05, 2019 1:08 am
On the issue of privacy, which was raised by several opposition members, Prasad said, “The amendments address the privacy and security concerns. It provides that no service or benefit of any scheme will be denied for lack of Aadhaar.”
June 12, 2019 9:03 pm
The Bill — which will be in form of amendment to Aadhaar Act 2016 and other laws and will replace an ordinance issued in March, 2019 — also proposes stiff penalties for violation of norms.
January 05, 2019 5:20 am
"The Aadhaar technology is indigenous, low-cost and safe,” Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar said, adding that it had been lauded by the World Bank, IMF and other countries.
September 27, 2018 8:08 am
The Aadhaar Act was passed using this route since the government lacked the requisite numbers in Rajya Sabha at the time.
May 10, 2018 9:50 pm
The apex court, on December 15 last year, had sought a response from the Centre on the plea of Jairam Ramesh challenging the government's decision to treat Aadhaar bill as a money bill and getting it passed in the budget session last year after rejecting amendments to it by the Rajya Sabha.
May 11, 2016 8:08 am
He also objected to the PIL on the ground that there was no violation of any fundamental right of the Congress leader and hence a writ petition under Article 32 was not maintainable.
April 26, 2016 4:45 am
The Supreme Court Monday called for the Attorney General’s views on a PIL filed by Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, challenging the decision to treat Aadhaar Bill as a money bill.
April 19, 2016 2:27 am
The mandate of U-WIN or the unorganised workers’ identification number criss-crosses with that of Aadhaar’s and would lead to unnecessary duplication of work already being done under the ambit of the latter project, say govt sources.
April 08, 2016 3:29 am
Once the Lok Sabha passes a money Bill with or without amendments recommended by Rajya Sabha, it is deemed to have been passed by both the Houses.