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Centre not considering any proposal to junk Aadhaar project

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:59

Government is not considering any proposal to discontinue the Aadhaar project under which biometrics details of residents are collected to generate unique identification number, Parliament was informed Friday.

Govt not considering any proposal to junk Aadhaar project

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:29

Government is not considering any proposal to discontinue the Aadhaar project under which biometrics details of residents are collected to generate unique identification number, Parliament was informed Friday.

Left MP urges Modi to `scrap` Aadhaar, says US collecting biometric data of Indians

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 00:09

A Left MP on Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "scrap" the Aadhaar project launched by the UPA government in the wake of reports that US security agency NSA was allegedly "collecting the biometric data of Indian citizens".

Panel recommends reinstatement of LPG subsidy transfer scheme

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 14:07

Months after the scheme to pay LPG users cash subsidy was put on hold, an expert committee has recommended its reinstatement after streamlining some processes as it helps prevent pilferages.

No legal basis required for using Aadhaar for DBT: Montek

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:07

Earlier this year, the government had suspended the ambitious scheme to pay LPG subsidy in cash to consumers directly.

Delhi govt`s move to make Aadhaar mandatory challenged in HC

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 20:01

The Delhi High Court on Monday referred to its larger bench a plea challenging Delhi government`s guidelines making Aadhaar mandatory for getting a National Food Security card.

Consumers can buy more than 1 subsidised LPG cylinder a month

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 17:53

The government had raised the annual cap on supply of cheaper LPG from nine to 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each on January 30. It was inferred this meant one cylinder in a month.

SC commutes death sentence, jails rapist for 35 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 23:42

The Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence of a man convicted for raping a minor girl who later died of her injuries, but sentenced him to a minimum of 35 years` imprisonment without remission.

Axis launches Aadhaar-based eKYC facility for rural banking

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 18:54

The facility, which uses the Aadhar database, will enable a bank account to be opened within 24 hours as against the 7-15 days taken in villages at present, said a senior bank official.

Consumers can get LPG cylinders without Aadhaar account: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 14:08

Subsidised LPG cylinders can be purchased without having an Aadhaar account, the government informed the Lok Sabha Friday.

Govt issues over 57 crore Aadhaar cards till Jan

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 20:44

Government has issued 57.62 crore Aadhaar cards till January 31, and there is no denial of enrolment to people who don't have document-based proof of identity, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

SC begins final hearing on constitutional validity of Aadhaar

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 18:08

The Supreme Court on Tuesday began the final hearing on the petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar card with those opposing the mega project saying it was not backed by any statute and compromises with national security.