Nobody should be at disadvantageous position for want of Aadhar: SC
Nobody should be at disadvantageous position for want of Aadhar: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday took note of Centre's plea that Aadhar cards be allowed to be used "voluntarily" for welfare programmes other than PDS and LPG schemes and asked whether it can assure that nobody would be at a "disadvantageous" position for want of Aadhar.

Supreme Court refuses to modify order restricting use of Aadhar cards
Supreme Court refuses to modify order restricting use of Aadhar cards

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to modify its interim order and allow bodies like RBI and SEBI and some states to allow voluntary use of Aadhar card for welfare schemes other than the public distribution system (PDS) and LPG schemes.

Fifteen crore Aadhar cards linked with bank accounts

The National Payments Corporation of India on Friday announced linking of 15 crore Aadhar cards with various bank accounts in India.

Postal bag containing Aadhar cards found near Imphal river

A postal bag containing Aadhar cards, insurance papers and other documents was found near Imphal river near here, official sources said on Saturday.

HC directs oil companies not to insist on submission of Aadhar cards

Madras High Court on Thursday directed the oil companies not to insist on the submission of Aadhaar cards for availing of direct transfer of subsidy.

Setback for Centre as SC maintains Aadhar card not mandatory

In a setback for Centre, the Supreme Court on Tuesday maintained that Aadhar card is not compulsory for availing social benefits.

Controversy over SC verdict on Aadhar Cards, Sheila awaits central directive

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday said that crores of rupees have been spent on Aadhar cards, and added that the state government should be notified once the central government discusses this matter.

Aadhar cards not compulsory, says SC; Centre to bring bill to give legality to UIDAI

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Aadhar cards are not mandatory even as various state governments insist on making it compulsory for a range of formalities, including marriage registration, disbursal of salaries and provident fund among other public services.

Court notice to Centre on plea against `Aadhar` cards

Delhi HC issued notice to the central government on a petition challenging the implementation of the unique identification or "Aadhar" cards scheme.

`Fake ration cards being used for Aadhar cards in Goa`

Bogus ration cards, a fact which has been acknowledged by Goa`s civil supplies ministry, are being used to acquire Aadhar cards in the state, a civil society group claimed on Thursday.

Ration cards can be linked with Aadhar cards: Maha to HC

The Maharashtra government on Monday told the Bombay High Court that though ration cards could be linked with the newly introduced Aadhar cards, it was not possible to appoint a nodal agency to supervise the verification process.

Incomplete Aadhar cards being delivered in Thane: MLA

A case of delivery of incomplete `Aadhar` cards not bearing the proper address of the holders has come to light.

Jairam Ramesh puts off launch of direct cash transfer scheme

"The launch of the direct cash transfer scheme at Gollaprollu mandal by Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has been postponed to January 6," district collector Neetu Kumari Prasad said on Saturday.

UIDAI targets to enrol 40 crore people for Aadhar cards: Nilekani

Having enrolled a population of 20 crore for the unique identity Aadhaar cards across the country in the last couple of years, the Unique Identification Authority of India now targets to enrol another 40 crore in the next couple of years.

Drawbacks in enrolment process for issuing Aadhar

The government has identified shortcomings in the enrolment process in issuance of Unique Identification Number (Aadhar).