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Government panel floats digital ID for health records, may link Aadhaar

The committee has suggested that the Health Ministry should consult UIDAI, which issues Aadhaar, and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in the design of the Personal Health Identifier (PHI), to maintain a Personal Health Record (PHR).

Explained: What are the latest changes to Aadhaar?

Aadhaar Bill now makes it possible for individuals to file complaints under certain circumstances such as impersonation instead of just allowing the UIDAI to file complaints.

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IT to allot fresh PAN to those filing tax returns with Aadhaar: CBDT chief

"In cases where Aadhaar is being quoted and PAN is not there, we could possibly think on the terms of allotting a PAN to the person (who is filing income tax return)," CBDT chairman Pramod Chandra Mody said.

Aadhaar can be used for cash transactions beyond Rs 50,000 in place of PAN: Revenue Secy

Banks and other institutions will make backend upgrades to allow acceptance of Aadhaar in all places where quoting PAN is now mandatory, Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey said Saturday.

Lok Sabha approves amendment Bill making Aadhaar use voluntary

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.”

Aadhaar Card Update: Here's how to update your Aadhaar card details online

UIDAI Aadhaar Card Details Update Online: When it comes to Aadhaar details, you can update information like your address online, and here are the simple steps to follow.

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How Justice Chandrachud’s dissent on Aadhaar influenced Jamaica ruling

Justice Chandrachud had expressed the sole dissenting opinion in a 4:1 verdict that had upheld the Aadhaar Act. Jamaican Chief Justice Bryan Sykes and Justice David Batts chose to go by his view rather than the majority ruling.

Telangana govt transfers Aadhaar data leak case to SIT

The UIDAI had filed a case against IT Grids (India) Private Limited accusing it of illegally procuring details of 7,82,21,397 Aadhaar holders in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and storing the details in the company's databases.

Supreme Court refuses to entertain plea challenging Aadhaar Ordinance

A bench of Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer said they are not expressing anything on the merits of the case and they would like to have the view of the high court on the issue. "We would like to have advantage of view of the high court," the bench said.

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Aadhaar Videos

What the Supreme Court did not address in its Aadhaar verdict

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

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.

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Why you cannot compare Aadhaar to the US Social Security Number

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

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

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.

Idea Exchange with UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey

Aadhar has been a debatable topic since its inception and concerns over data protection and failure of authentication still persists. As the Chief Executive Officer of Unique Identification Authority of India, Dr Ajay Bhushan Pandey has been at the centre of the data security debate. In this edition of the Idea Exchange, he insists that […]

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11 lakh PAN cards deactivated

In a bid to put a check on the huge number of fake PAN cards across the country, Government of India deactivated as many as 11.44 lakh PAN cards by July this year. According to government rules, it is illegal for a person to keep more than one PAN number under his/ her name and […]

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