New Delhi: The Centre has told the Supreme Court that if required it might consider extending the March 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar to various government schemes as well as mobile phones and bank accounts. Attorney General K.K. Venugopal told the Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra hearing a bunch of petitions against […]
Washington: The unique identity number given to over a billion Indians by the Aadhaar card had helped India save $9 billion in preventing misuse of its beneficiary welfare schemes, said its architect Nandan Nilekani. “By having a unique number, you eliminate fakes and duplicates from your beneficiary and employee lists. That alone has saved the […]
New Delhi: State Bank of India (SBI) expects to collect Rs 2,000 crore as penalty on savings bank accounts which have failed to maintain a minimum balance, a sum which may be used to partly cover the costs incurred on the linking of accounts with Aadhaar. The recent directive of the government to link all […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to pass an interim order extending the deadline of March 31 for linking of Aadhaar with the welfare schemes where benefits are transferred to citizens from the Consolidated Fund of India. The top court had on March 13 extended indefinitely the March 31 deadline for linking bank […]
New Delhi: Civil services aspirants will have to bring a copy of Aadhaar card or other identify proof to appear in the UPSC’s preliminary examination on June 18 in case the photographs on their admit cards are of poor quality. In instructions issued to the aspirants for the test, the UPSC said those who have […]
The Odisha government today said it has decided to make Aadhaar card mandatory for procurement of paddy in the state
New Delhi: After reports of disconnection of 50 crore mobile numbers issued through Aadhaar identification spread panic among the people, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday clarified that those reports are completely untrue and imaginary. It further advised that there is absolutely no reason for panic or fear at all. In a […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday declared the Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme as Constitutionally valid and said that it empowers the marginalised sections of the society. The apex court’s five-judge Constitution bench said Aadhaar means unique and it is better to be unique than being best. The Supreme Court ruled that the Aadhaar card is […]
New Delhi: In a major development, upholding the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar, the Supreme Court said that Aadhaar must not be made compulsory for school admissions and the school administration too, cannot make it mandatory. The Supreme Court also observed that Aadhaar is not mandatory for UGC, NEET & CBSE examinations. The biometric data shall […]
If one does not have Aadhaar or if Aadhaar online verification is not successful due to some reason, the concerned agency or department has to provide the service as per Section 7 of Aadhaar Act, 2016 and the Cabinet Secretariat OM dated 19th Dec 2017.
People at a hospital under Chendipada police limits were seen putting their Aadhaar cards on road to mark their position in the long queue made for getting themselves tested for COVID19.
New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that reports regarding security breach of data related to Aadhaar is incorrect and misleading as the strongest encryption technology has been used to store data which is impossible to decrypt. “The technology used is 2048-bit encryption, which is the […]
If you have not linked Aadhaar card with Permanent Account Number (PAN) card yet, then you are left with only two days to do so. As per the Income Tax department, the deadline for linking of Aadhaar and PAN card is March 31, 2019. Earlier, the I-T department has set the deadline of June 30, […]
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Thursday unanimously passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which aims to impose strict penalties for violation of norms set for the use of Aadhaar and violation of privacy. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the Bill to amend the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and […]
New Delhi: The moment after the “bahikhaata” Union Budget was presented on Friday, people took to social media platforms that erupted with angry and perplexed reactions. “Your folder is sanskaari, symbolising ‘departure from slavery of western thought’, but your aspirations are 3 trillion ‘US DOLLARS’ economy, huh hypocrite!” tweeted a user. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman […]