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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.

To achieve its full potential, Aadhaar should be made easier and safer to use

December 19, 2019 12:51 pm

Aadhaar has touched the life of almost every Indian resident. If there is one learning from the study, it is that the best way to deliver on the promise of Aadhaar is to focus on improving the user experience, making it easier for everyone to use Aadhaar safely every day.

Dec 31 last date to link PAN, Aadhaar

December 16, 2019 2:10 am

“Building a better tomorrow! To reap seamless benefits of income tax services, complete the vital link before 31st December, 2019,” the department said.

Ahmedabad: 9 ration shop owners arrested for theft of Aadhaar details

December 15, 2019 11:49 am

According to police, three persons from Ahmedabad were arrested last week in the same case, for allegedly cloning fingerprints of ration card owners by stealing their Aadhaar data.

Viable solutions to PDS portability are being ignored in the push for Aadhaar

November 28, 2019 10:05 am

The sugar and tobacco industry have gained notoriety for having done this in the past: Funding friendly research that cultivated doubts in people’s minds about independent research that highlighted the harmful health effects of sugar and tobacco.

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.

New Aadhaar app launched: Here are the top features to keep in mind

November 25, 2019 9:21 am

A new mAadhaar app has been announced for iOS and Android: Here are five features, which will make using the new mAadhaar app much easier.

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