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Explained: The National Population Register, and the controversy around it

Government has revived National Population Register project at a time when National Register of Citizens has been published in Assam. How are the two different? What kind of data will be collected, and why?

To plug leakages, Jan Dhan scheme may use NPR data

Each of the accounts under the Jan Dhan Yojana is also linked to direct benefit transfer of subsidies and is seeded with the 16 digit Aadhaar number.


100 days in power: MHA works on ‘achievements list’

On his part, Union Home minister Rajnath Singh will hold a press conference in the next few days to list the achievements of his ministry.

No proposal to integrate Aadhaar & National Population Register: Govt

The UPA government had to suspend Aadhaar-based direct benefit transfers in view of reservations over certain issues.

Govt discusses merging NPR, Aadhaar projects

The ministers discussed suggestion of merging NPR and Aadhaar scheme.

Rajnath Singh sets a 3-yr deadline for NPR rollout, link to voter ID likely

Government has called another meeting on Tuesday to tabulate the cost and manpower required to carry out the verification process.


HC notice to govt over plea on Food Security card data

According to the circular, if a person does not have the Adhaar card, he or she can cite the NPR number.

Aadhaar cards to continue despite SC 'not mandatory' ruling

Authorities say they await 'another' order

Poll panel to use UID to check duplicity in electoral roll

The Election Commission will use Unique Identification Number (UID) that Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is issuing to people,for checking duplication of voters in its electoral roll in Uttar Pradesh.

Compromise: Home could use UID data

UIDAI data would be accepted by home ministry-backed National Population Register.