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Skype can be used for ID check using Aadhaar database: Microsoft

Skype can be used for ID check using Aadhaar database: Microsoft

Technology giant Microsoft on Thursday said it has presented to central authorities various “case scenarios” on how its Skype service can be used for identity authentication using the Aadhaar database.

 Airtel to deploy e-KYC solution in 5,00,000 stores

Airtel to deploy e-KYC solution in 5,00,000 stores

Mobile operator Bharti Airtel on Sunday said it has rolled out over 20,000 units of Aadhaar based e-KYC solution across India, and plans to have the facility deployed in over 500,000 retail outlets, including in rural pockets, in the coming months.

Centre bans public sharing of individual's Aadhaar details

Under the Aadhaar Act, agencies will have to ensure the security and confidentiality of the 12-digit resident identification number.

Agencies cannot use Aadhaar details other than stated purpose

Agencies cannot use Aadhaar details other than stated purpose

 Agencies using data from Aadhaar will now have to inform the holder of the card the manner in which the details will be used to ensure the information is not misused.

Now recommend any achiever for Padma Awards; Govt opens nomination process to general public

Now recommend any achiever for Padma Awards; Govt opens nomination process to general public

The new process will be transparent and help in curbing the crony culture of influence and lobbying.

 India must scale newer heights: PM Narendra Modi

India must scale newer heights: PM Narendra Modi

The energy in India must help it to scale newer heights of progress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

E-verifying without net banking: More banks to follow PNB,UBI

E-verifying without net banking: More banks to follow PNB,UBI

After Punjab National Bank and United Bank of India, more banks are likely to soon start a facility wherein an account holder can verify his income tax return on e-filing site even without having netbanking.

Centre bifurcates Communication Ministry; new ministry for IT

A new Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has been created by the Centre after bifurcating the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MoC&IT) to exclusively deal with Aadhaar, promotion of Internet and other related services.

Now get PAN card within a day -Know how

Now get PAN card within a day -Know how

For greater ease of doing business in India, the CBDT on Monday said it has put in place new protocols which will ensure that corporates are allotted PAN and Tax Deduction Account Number (TAN) within a day.

IT dept's PAN-Aadhaar linkage crosses 50-lakh mark

The Income Tax department's ambitious plan to link its PAN number database with Aadhaar has crossed the 50-lakh mark.

 

Aadhaar appeal grows, downloads go past 40-crore mark

Aadhaar appeal grows, downloads go past 40-crore mark

Increased acceptance of Aadhaar as a proof to validate credentials has led to a higher number of downloads of the unique ID, which has surpassed over 40 crore till date, the Unique Identification Authority of India said on Monday.

EPFO to make Aadhaar as primary identifier to settle PF claim?

EPFO to make Aadhaar as primary identifier to settle PF claim?

In a move that could probably make PF withdrawals much easier, retirement body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has planned to make Aadhaar as primary identifier for settling Aadhaar-seed PF accounts.

Stick to fiscal discipline, spend on infrastructure: Arun Jaitley to states

Stick to fiscal discipline, spend on infrastructure: Arun Jaitley to states

With the share of states in central taxes seeing a quantum jump, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today advised them to stick to fiscal discipline, spend on infrastructure and development activities and to use Aadhaar for transferring benefits to people

Ramesh moves SC challenging decision to treat Aadhaar as money bill

With this, the controversy over treating Aadhaar as a money bill, has taken a new twist as it is generally believed that Speaker's discretion is final in the matter.

Aadhaar Act notified, provides for statutory backing to UIDAI

Aadhaar Act notified, provides for statutory backing to UIDAI

The Centre has notified the new Aadhaar Act which gives the numbers assigned by it a statutory backing for transfer of subsidies and benefits to people eligible for them.

Nod to Aadhaar Bill by Parliament: Here's all you need to know

Nod to Aadhaar Bill by Parliament: Here's all you need to know

Know the key features of Aadhaar Bill, passed by Parliament on Wednesday.

Mention of Aadhaar card number for lodging grievances voluntary: Govt

Mention of Aadhaar card number for lodging grievances voluntary: Govt

The government has introduced voluntary mentioning of Aadhaar card number while lodging grievances on governance-related matters through an online platform.

Bill to give statutory status to Aadhaar introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill to give statutory status to Aadhaar introduced in Lok Sabha

A Bill to provide Aadhaar statutory backing for use for transferring government subsidies and benefits was introduced in Lok Sabha Thursday, incorporating clauses to keep personal information discreet and it not being a proof of citizenship.

 

Budget 2016: Govt to give statutory status to Aadhaar

Budget 2016: Govt to give statutory status to Aadhaar

Government has decided to accord statutory status to Aadhaar to ensure that benefits of the government subsidies directly reach the needy.

Aadhaar card not mandatory for DBT scheme, clarifies RBI

Aadhaar card not mandatory for DBT scheme, clarifies RBI

Use of Aadhaar card and seeding of bank accounts with Aadhaar numbers is purely voluntary and it is not mandatory," RBI said in a communication to banks.