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Karthik Muralidharan: ‘To an extent, both supporters and critics of Aadhaar for service delivery are correct’

February 24, 2020 12:19 pm

A J-PAL study in Jharkhand on the use of Aadhaar-based biometric authentication (ABBA) in PDS delivery has found that leakages were reduced but at the cost of genuine beneficiaries getting excluded.

Aadhaar use in PDS ‘not a free lunch,’ finds a study

February 21, 2020 4:39 am

“Overall, biometric authentication in Jharkhand’s ePOS (electronic Point of Sale machines) was not a free lunch: depending on how it was used, it either did not reduce errors of inclusion or leakage or did so at the cost of increased exclusion error,” it states.

Hyderabad: 127 people under UIDAI scanner for furnishing 'false documents' for Aadhaar

February 19, 2020 4:44 pm

Citing recent news reports, the Aadhaar authority said it had received such complaints from the State police "which suspect them of being illegal immigrants."

Explained: What a Dutch ruling means for digital identification schemes worldwide

February 15, 2020 8:38 am

Last week, a Dutch district court ruled against an identification mechanism called SyRI (System Risk Indicator), because of data privacy and human rights concerns.

Aadhaar cannot be considered conclusive proof of age: Punjab and Haryana High Court

February 06, 2020 12:58 pm

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has said that the Aadhaar cannot be considered "conclusive proof of age" and held that more credence is attached to the birth or matriculate certificates in this regard.

No proposal to link Aadhaar to social media, says Prasad

February 06, 2020 7:43 am

“There is no proposal with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to link social media profiles of users with their Aadhaar number” Prasad told the lower house in a written reply.

To soothe NPR fears, govt works out online update

January 26, 2020 7:42 am

The Registrar General of India (RGI) has digitised NPR data of 119 crore Indians already. This was to be updated by enumerators in the 2020 NPR exercise, beginning April 1, through paper forms and a mobile app accessible only to them.

Law Ministry OK to link Aadhaar with voter ID but with safeguards

January 24, 2020 10:34 am

According to the proposed amendment to the Representation of the People Act, the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) may ask those seeking to enter the voters’ list and those already enrolled to furnish their Aadhaar numbers.

Deadline for PAN-Aadhaar linking extended till March 2020

December 30, 2019 8:47 pm

The Income Tax department has stressed that Aadhaar-PAN linking is “mandatory” for those filing an Income Tax Return (ITR).

Aadhaar-PAN linking: How to link Aadhaar PAN, check status before Dec 31

December 29, 2019 10:28 am

Aadhaar-PAN link deadline December 31: People who fail to meet the deadline will no longer be eligible to file for income tax returns and will have their PAN cards become inoperative. Here's how you can link your PAN card to your Aadhaar card.

AADHAAR VIDEOS

What the Supreme Court did not address in its Aadhaar verdict

September 28, 2018 9:50 am

There are still many unanswered questions about aadhaar despite the Supreme Court's verdict of more than 1,400 pages. Usha Ramanathan tells us the concerns that the poor of India still have, what making aadhaar voluntary means and whether the linking

What Justice Chandrachud said during the aadhaar verdict

September 26, 2018 6:35 pm

What Justice DY Chandrachud said during the aadhaar verdict, many agree, will have implications in the future. He was the judge who did not agree with the majority opinion of the bench on many key issues. Here's what he said.

Why you cannot compare Aadhaar to the US Social Security Number

September 21, 2018 2:35 pm

Desc: Among the many questions about Aadhaar is this one. Isn't it like the US Social Security Number? In the third story on the Aadhaar series, three experts explain how the two are not at all comparable.

Aadhaar: Three experts explain how biometrics DID NOT make it more secure

September 21, 2018 12:05 am

Second in the Aadhaar series, in this video Usha Ramanathan, Ramanjit Singh Chima and Reetika Khera explain how biometrics were brought into the Aadhaar process without enough research and why it is unprecedented in a dangerous way.

Aadhaar: Three experts explain how biometrics DID NOT make it more secure

September 20, 2018 12:05 pm

Second in the Aadhaar series, in this video Usha Ramanathan, Ramanjit Singh Chima and Reetika Khera explain how biometrics were brought into the Aadhaar process without enough research and why it is unprecedented in a dangerous way.

11 lakh PAN cards deactivated

August 07, 2017 12:03 pm