SC may refer challenge to Aadhaar to constitutional bench

The supreme Court on Wednesday indicated it might refer to a larger bench a bunch of petitions seeking the scrapping of the Aadhaar scheme since it violated the privacy of individuals as the biometric data on it was vulnerable to exposure.

Too late to scrap Aadhar scheme: Centre tells SC

The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it has already spent a substantial amount of money on implementing the Aadhar scheme and it would be too late to scrap the programme which is a pivotal link to various welfare schemes.

Ensure all employees Aadhaar in service books: Govt to depts

The Centre has asked ministries under it to ensure that all employees' Aadhaar numbers are recorded in their service books.

Over 9 crore Aadhaar enrolments rejected by UIDAI

As many as 9.73 crore enrolments have been rejected, by the Unique Identification Authority of India, due to duplication, quality of data and other technical reasons, Parliament was informed on Friday.

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.

Arvind Kejriwal to launch e-ration scheme today

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch the e-ration card service in the national capital on Friday.

'EC to complete linking Aadhaar with photo ID cards by August'

The Election Commission of India Tuesday said it would complete linking of Aadhaar numbers with voter photo identity cards across the country, except Northeast, by August this year.

No proposal to make Aadhaar enrollment mandatory for citizens

The government is not considering any proposal to make it mandatory for citizens to get Aadhaar card issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Parliament was informed on Friday.

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 on Thursday.

Poll panel's special drive to clean up voters' list

To ensure error-free voter-lists and eliminate duplication of names, the Election Commission has launched a nation-wide drive NERPAP which will continue till mid-August, an official said here on Thursday.

Students eligible for scholarships irrespective of Aadhaar card

Beneficiaries, who are eligible for scholarships of the Ministry of Social Justice, will not suffer due to absence of Aadhaar cards, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

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 on Thursday.

Over 76 crore Aadhaar numbers generated till mid-February

 As many as 76.83 crore Aadhaar numbers have been generated as on February 15 and about Rs 5,512.18 crore has been spent until January this year on the project, government said on Thursday.

Election Commission to launch electoral roll authentication mission

Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma has announced that the Election Commission will launch the Mission of Electoral Roll authentication and purification drive from March 1.

Now, you can link your SBI account with your Aadhaar number!

The State Bank of India has given the facility where you can link your SBI account with your Aadhaar number SBI through Internet Banking portal and ATM channel.

LPG consumers to get cash subsidy in bank accounts from today

LPG consumers across the country will from Thursday get cash subsidy directly into their bank accounts so that they buy the cooking fuel at market price.

Rising from near-death in 2014, Aadhaar eyes 100-cr milestone

It was billed as just another identity number at the start and critics were seen writing its epitaph in 2014, but Aadhaar laid a strong foundation for itself and is set to be a preferred tool for various people- focussed initiatives of the government in the new year.

10 crore Aadhaar numbers linked to bank accounts: UIDAI

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Monday said the number of Aadhaar numbers that have been linked to bank accounts has touched 10 crore, enabling these individuals to digitally receive subsidies and benefits under government schemes.

To improve PDS, Maharashtra govt mulls ration card, Aadhaar link-up

The Maharashtra government is mulling a proposal to link ration cards with Aadhaar numbers so as to enhance the Public Distribution System (PDS) in the state.