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Aadhaar Card Update: Here is how you can update Aadhaar details online

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

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.

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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.

The politics of information

Information systems strengthen socio-economic transformation, but transparency and accountability are crucial.

Aadhar card status online: How to check aadhar card status online by mobile number and name

Even though some of the provisions in the Aadhaar Act 2016 were struck down by the Supreme Court, Aadhaar still is a constitutionally valid proof across the country in larger interest.

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SC asks petitioner seeking Aadhaar-linked voter identity to go to EC first

The petitioner said that many people are now unable to vote in elections because they live away from their constituencies on account of work, education, etc.

Businesses need to pay up to Rs 20 for using Aadhaar services

The notification says that the scheduled commercial banks engaged in providing Aadhaar enrolment and update facilities in accordance with its gazette notification issued in July 2017 shall be exempt from authentication transaction charges.

Cabinet Decisions: Ordinance to allow voluntary use of Aadhaar as ID proof for banks, SIM

The Ordinance was necessitated as a Bill, passed by the Lok Sabha on January 4 but pending in the Rajya Sabha, would have lapsed with the dissolution of the current Lok Sabha.

UIDAI Aadhaar card: How to update details in Aadhaar card online

Aadhar Card Address, Mobile Number, Name Update Online: Though Aadhaar is mandatory to avail benefits of welfare schemes, one need not provide Aadhaar details to open bank accounts, get SIM cards or for services from private companies.

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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.

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