Manish Tewari calls Narendra Modi govt fascist

A day after the Centre told the Supreme Court that Right to Privacy cannot be invoked to scrap Aadhar scheme as it is not a fundamental right under the Constitution, the Congress has hit out at the Narendra Modi government.

49% of voters issued Aadhar numbers in Jammu and Kashmir

49 percent of voters in the state have been issued Aadhar numbers till date, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral on Tuesday said.

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.

EC wants electoral rolls to be error free: CEC

Seeking to check multiple entries in electoral rolls and to make them error-free, the Election Commission has embarked on an ambitious project to link Aadhar numbers with voters' electoral data.

Aadhar number to be added to Tripura voter list: CEO

The process for inclusion of Aadhaar number and other contact details with the voter identity card to create an error free voter lists would begin in the state from April, an official said on Thursday.

EC to connect voter identity cards with Aadhar

The Election Commission (EC) will connect voter identity cards with Aadhar, Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said on Friday.

Maha govt develops Aadhar-linked e-locker for crucial documents

Mumbai: In a new Aadhar-linked facility, Maharashtra government has developed an online repository for important documents like certificates, degrees, etc which are frequently required to apply for any job and  other services.

Bio-metric attendance system at Nirman Bhawan

With the aim of ensuring punctuality, bio-metric attendance marker systems have been installed for employees of the ministries of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation located in the Nirman Bhawan.

`Aadhaar card generated for 88% population in Punjab`

The Punjab government has generated over 2.43 crore Aadhaar cards, which is 87.95 per cent of the population of the state, an official said here on Sunday.

Govt to give national identity cards to all Indians: Rajnath Singh

Government is preparing the National Population Register incorporating all genuine Indian citizens and will give them national identity cards in a time bound manner.

Proposal of identity cards for citizens a priority: Govt

The issue of national identity cards for citizens has been prioritised by the government which Wednesday asked officials to bring proposals in this regard for approval at the earliest.

Nandan Nilekani complains to EC against Ananth Kumar for attacks on Aadhar

Stung by attacks on "Aadhar" scheme by BJP`s Ananth Kumar, Congress candidate for Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat Nandan Nilekani has complained to the EC against him.

India for concerted global action to eradicate poverty

India has sought concerted global action to eradicate poverty, saying inequality within countries cannot be meaningfully addressed without tackling the issue of inequality between nations.

Govt likely to allow UIDAI to start enrolment in NPR states

The Government is likely to allow on Thursday UIDAI, which issues unique identification numbers to residents, to start enrolments in areas other than 18 states and union territories allocated to it for the purpose.

Kerala not to file affidavit on Aadhar

Facing severe criticism, Congress led UDF government in Kerala Monday decided not to file an affidavit in the Supreme Court supporting the implementation of Aadhar for availing various subsidy benefits till people`s apprehensions on the issue were resolved.

Bengal Assembly passes resolution on Aadhar

The West Bengal Assembly today passed a resolution on Aadhar cards, that said the Centre should immediately withdraw its decision to link the cards with Direct Benefit Transfer scheme.

SC to hear pleas against Aadhar

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a batch of petitions, including the one filed by social worker like Aruna Roy against the implementation of the Aadhar scheme or the "Unique Identification Number" System (UID), by linking it to various welfare schemes.

Food bill: Experts seek proper selection, revamped PDS

Proper selection of beneficiaries by the states and a reformed mechanism of public distribution needs to be put in place if the ambitious food security bill has to achieve its target of mitigating hunger from the country, experts said.

Maha Mantralaya staff get salary via Aadhar-linked bank a/cs

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday claimed that it had become the first state in the country to disburse salary of its staff through their Aadhaar-linked bank accounts.

Aadhaar coverage in Chandigarh above 95 per cent: UT official

Chandigarh has achieved enrolment of 95 per cent of its population for the Aadhaar scheme and clocked the highest number of direct cash transfers to beneficiaries through use of unique identity card.