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SC rules out review of Aadhaar order, with one dissent: on money Bill

January 21, 2021 8:21 am

The Aadhaar Bill had been certified by the government as a money Bill, enabling it to get it cleared without getting the assent of a majority in the Rajya Sabha. A five-judge Bench headed by then Chief Justice Dipak Misra had upheld the Aadhaar Act in a 4:1 ruling on September 26, 2018.

SC rejects pleas seeking review of 2018 Aadhaar verdict

January 20, 2021 7:09 pm

The Aadhaar Bill was certified as a money bill which enabled the government to get it cleared without getting the assent of a majority in the Rajya Sabha.

How Aadhaar grew from an idea into one of the world’s largest identity platform

January 17, 2021 9:33 am

Ram Sewak Sharma, the first director general of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) writes an insider’s account in The Making of Aadhaar: World’s Largest Identity Platform

Fake Aadhaar, Facebook account: how gang posed as cops, targeted their contacts

November 23, 2020 11:33 am

Investigations in over a dozen similar complaints made by police officers in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Telangana have led the Karnataka CID cyber unit to an organised cybercrime network operating mostly from Bharatpur and other parts of Rajasthan.

What is Baal Aadhaar, issued to children below the age of five years?

November 17, 2020 2:00 pm

No biometric details are required for children below the age of five. When a child reaches the age of five, a mandatory biometric update is required.

FM Sitharaman sets out bank account-Aadhaar linking deadline

November 11, 2020 12:32 am

Finance Minister said, “Ideally by December, if not by March 31, 2021, every account should have a PAN where needed and applicable and Aadhaar in every case.”

Finance Minister asks banks to ensure all accounts are linked with Aadhaar by March 2021

November 10, 2020 5:47 pm

She said the financial inclusion story is not over and banks still have inclusion to carry forward. There are many accounts which are not linked with Aadhaar.

Order Aadhaar PVC card: How to get it, what are the charges

October 13, 2020 4:33 pm

Aadhaar PVC card: The new card can be availed by any individual, even if their mobile number is not registered with the Aadhar database.

ITR filing deadline extended till July 31; PAN-Aadhaar linkage till March 2021

June 24, 2020 10:03 pm

The Centre has also extended the time limit for linking biometric Aadhaar with PAN till March 31, 2021. The due date for filing ITR for FY2019-20 has already been extended till November 30, 2020.

SC to hear plea to review 2018 order upholding Aadhaar

June 07, 2020 12:53 am

In November last year, another five-judge bench headed by then CJI Ranjan Gogoi had expressed doubts over correctness of the verdict upholding Aadhaar Act, which had been passed by Parliament as a money Bill.

AADHAAR VIDEOS

What the Supreme Court did not address in its Aadhaar verdict

June 22, 2020 6:15 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:15 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

June 22, 2020 6:15 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

June 22, 2020 6:15 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.

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.

Idea Exchange with UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

In this edition of the Idea Exchange, Dr Ajay Bhushan Pandey insists that although no technology is 100 per cent secure, all Aadhaar data is safe and cannot be used for any surveillance. He also spoke about various other issues regarding data protection and authentication in an interactive session

11 lakh PAN cards deactivated

June 22, 2020 6:56 pm