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Amitabh Kant: Aadhaar helped govt save over Rs 2 lakh crore

June 02, 2022 1:59 am

He also called Aadhaar one of the “most successful” biometric based identity programs in the world, which has prompted deliberations and discussions with international multilateral agencies.

Behind Aadhaar flip flop: Plaints, confusion

May 31, 2022 2:36 pm

The advisory was withdrawn by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on Sunday on account of it being “misinterpreted”. Instead, the Ministry said, Aadhaar holders are “advised to exercise normal prudence in using and sharing” their card details.

SC directs issuance of Aadhaar cards to sex workers

May 19, 2022 4:23 pm

The top court had directed states and Union Territories to continue with the process of identification of the sex workers who do not have any proof of identity and who are deprived of distribution of ration.

Quoting PAN or Aadhaar must for deposit/withdrawal of Rs 20 lakh, current A/C opening

May 11, 2022 7:14 pm

The CBDT in a notification, said furnishing PAN or biometric Aadhaar will be mandatory for such high-value deposits or withdrawals from banks in a financial year, or opening of a current account or cash credit account with a bank or post office.

Told to share ration card & Aadhaar data, states push back

February 13, 2022 3:20 pm

The NHA’s initiative to map the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) database with Aadhaar and the public distribution system database aims to identify beneficiaries of health insurance programme Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY).

Electoral rolls need to be cleaned up. But linking them with Aadhaar raises concerns that need to be addressed

December 23, 2021 8:50 am

🔴 As experts have pointed out, there is an inherent tension between maintaining privacy and shoring up the integrity of electoral rolls. Firewalls will need to be put in place, and strengthened.

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

The proposal to link Aadhaar with voter ID is unconstitutional

October 02, 2021 7:38 am

Maansi Verma, Ria Singh Sawhney write: It would be detrimental to our privacy and democratic right to vote.

How to download Aadhaar card without registered mobile number

September 10, 2021 3:38 pm

Users can now download Aadhaar card from the UIDAI’s official website without using their registered mobile number. Read on to know more about the steps.

Farm unions prepare list of protesters with Aadhaar, mobile numbers; will issue I-Cards

July 18, 2021 3:52 am

As per SKM’s decision, five farmers per union will march towards Parliament every day during the Monsoon Session.