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.

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.

March 31 deadline for Aadhaar issuance in Delhi

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday set a deadline of March 31 for completing issuance of Aadhaar number to people in the city so that all major welfare schemes could be linked to it soon.

Cash transfer scheme a `revolutionary` measure of UPA: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi strongly backed the Centre`s new Direct Benefit Transfer system that will ensure cash transfer directly in the hands of beneficiaries of various schemes.

Cash transfer scheme: Rahul Gandhi educates district Congress chiefs

With government launching first phase of direct cash transfer scheme from January 1, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi conducted a training session for the party`s district presidents.

SC notice to Centre on PIL challenging AADHAAR implementation

Supreme Court sought the Centre`s response to a plea challenging the implementation of the `AADHAAR` scheme, aimed at providing a unique identity number to all Indians, without any legislative nod.

Govt policy on Aadhar not clear: Aruna Roy

Social activist Aruna Roy on Saturday said the Union government`s policy on Aadhar Card scheme was not clear.

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

Unique Identification Authority of India targets to enrol another 40 crore in the next couple of years.

Enrollment of 40 cr people for UID numbers to begin

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) would start enrolling 40 crore people for issuance of Aadhaar numbers next month.

UID can be security risk, warns BJP

BJP demanded that the mandate of the UIDAI`s ambitious scheme should not be extended without addressing
national security concerns.

Address security concerns before UID project: BJP

BJP on Saturday demanded that the mandate of the UIDAI`s
ambitious scheme should not be extended without addressing
national security concerns.

8.1 million Aadhaar numbers issued

A total of 8.1 million Aadhaar numbers have been generated as on Dec 5 this year.

Parl panel asks govt to redraft UID Authority Bill

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance asked govt to redraft the
UID Authority Bill, stating it was not
acceptable in its present form.

Over 3.11 cr Aadhaar numbers generated: Govt

UIDAI has generated over 3.11 crore
`Aadhaar` numbers till the beginning of this month, with
Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka having garnered the
maximum numbers so far, the government said on Wednesday.

J&K govt, JK Bank sign MoU to implement UID

Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday
signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with JK Bank for
implementation of unique identification number project in the

UID can reform delivery system: Nilekani

The ambitious `Aadhaar` project
was able to bring about reformation in the delivery system of
various welfare schemes, Chairman of the Unique Identification
Authority of India (UIDAI), Nandan Nilekani, said.

Punjab Police first to issue UID to all its officials

The Punjab Police Thursday claimed
to have become the first force in the country to have issued Unique Identification Number (UID) to all its officials.

Seven Ch`garh districts to be covered under first phase of UID

More than one crore citizens in seven districts of Chhattisgarh would be provided with unique identification numbers under the first phase of the UID `Aadhar` project in the state.

Hopeful of meeting 600-mn UID target by 2014: Nilekani

The government is hopeful of meeting
its target of rolling out 600-million Unique Identity Cards
by 2014, UIDIA
Chairman Nandan Nilekani said.

UID to now replace PF account number

The retirement fund manager EPFO plans to replace PF account number with unique identification number.