Aadhar card won't be extended to more services for now, says SC
Aadhar card won't be extended to more services for now, says SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to relax its order to allow voluntary use of Aadhar card for some welfare schemes at this stage.

SC to hear on Oct 6 pleas seeking changes in order on Aadhaar

The RBI and SEBI, along with the governments of Gujarat and Jharkhand, Tuesday sought clarification and modifications in a Supreme Court order that Aadhaar card will not be mandatory for availing benefits of various welfare schemes.


Man in trouble after he applies for Aadhaar card for pet cat

A Keralite, who is presently in the Gulf, has landed in trouble after he inadvertently applied for an Aadhaar ID card for his pet - a Persian cat to be taken to that country.

Man gets Aadhaar card for dog in Madhya Pradesh, arrested
Man gets Aadhaar card for dog in Madhya Pradesh, arrested

A computer operator at an Aadhaar centre has been arrested in Madhya Pradesh for getting an Aadhaar card made for his dog, police said on Friday.

SC moved against mandatory Aadhaar card for digital locker

A Gurgaon based Right to Information activist on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the government`s directive making Aadhaar card mandatory for creating digital locker.

This dog in Madhya Pradesh got an Aadhaar card for itself
This dog in Madhya Pradesh got an Aadhaar card for itself

People in rural areas of the country might still be facing difficulties in getting an identity card but a man in Madhya Pradesh has managed to get a government ID for his dog!

Aadhar not compulsory for voting: Election Commission

The Election Commission of India on Friday said it has made it clear that Aadhaar number is not mandatory for exercising the right to cast votes.

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Maha govt to link school admission numbers with Aadhaar card

Maharashtra Government has decided to link school students' admission registration numbers to Aadhar card in order to effectively implement the Right to Education Act.

Now EPIC or Aadhaar document enough to get PAN card

An EPIC or Aadhaar document will now be enough for any individual to obtain PAN card as the Income Tax Department has relaxed the cumbersome procedure of having multiple documents to prove one's own identity.

No beneficiary will suffer due to lack of Aadhaar: Govt

Even as the government ensures elimination of fake or duplicate beneficiaries in various schemes, no eligible person is to be denied any benefit or services merely for the lack of UID number, Parliament was informed Thursday.

No person should suffer for want of Aadhaar: SC to Centre, states

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and all the states to "adhere to" its earlier order that no person should be denied any benefits or "suffer" for not having Aadhaar cards, issued by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).

Govt expenditure on Aadhaar project Rs 5,630 crore

Government has so far spent Rs 5,630 crore on UID project and generated as many as 78.65 crore Aadhaar numbers under the scheme, Parliament was informed Friday.

UIDAI generates 78.59 cr Aadhaar numbers till March 9

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated 78.59 crore Aadhaar numbers as on March 9 although they are not mandatory for availing the benefits under various schemes, Parliament was informed Thursday.

Will continue with Aadhaar scheme: Centre to SC

The NDA government Friday told the Supreme Court that it will continue with the erstwhile UPA regime's flagship programme, the Aadhaar scheme.

RBI convenes meeting on 'Bank AADHAAR Seeding'

A day after the Direct Benefit transfer of LPG (DBTL) scheme came to force in all districts of the country, the Reserve Bank Friday convened a meeting here to discuss 'Bank Aadhaar seeding'.

10 crore Aadhaar numbers linked to bank accounts: UIDAI

It said establishing a link between an Aadhaar number and a bank account makes it easy for the government to identify genuine beneficiaries and route welfare payments and subsidies directly into their bank accounts.

Aadhaar details not mandatory for PF transactions: Govt

Submission of Aadhaar card details by subscribers is not mandatory for any provident fund transaction, Parliament was informed Monday.

PDS, RSBY seeding process to be done with Aadhaar registration

The seeding of beneficiaries in Chhattisgarh for Public Distribution System and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna will be done during the registration for Aadhaar cards.

Aadhaar card helps mother trace son lodged in Goa prison

An Aadhaar card has helped an 80-year-old mother from Kerala, who had been waiting for the past 16 years to hear from her son, trace him to the Agauda central prison in Goa.