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.

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Maha govt to link school admission numbers with Aadhaar card

Maharashtra Government has decided to link school students' admission registration numbers to Aadhar card in order to effectively implement the Right to Education Act.

No person should suffer for want of Aadhaar: SC to Centre, states

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and all the states to "adhere to" its earlier order that no person should be denied any benefits or "suffer" for not having Aadhaar cards, issued by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).

PDS, RSBY seeding process to be done with Aadhaar registration

The seeding of beneficiaries in Chhattisgarh for Public Distribution System and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna will be done during the registration for Aadhaar cards.

Aadhaar card helps mother trace son lodged in Goa prison

An Aadhaar card has helped an 80-year-old mother from Kerala, who had been waiting for the past 16 years to hear from her son, trace him to the Agauda central prison in Goa.

SC commutes death sentence, jails rapist for 35 years

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.

SC begins final hearing on constitutional validity of Aadhaar

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.

SC refuses to lift stay against Haryana breaching Bhakra canal

The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to vacate its Aug 17, 2007 order restraining Haryana from breaching the Bhakra Main Line (BML) canal and connecting it with its intra-state Hansi-Butana canal to draw part of its share of the Ravi-Beas waters.

Now, Aadhaar Card valid identity, address proof to get PAN

The Income Tax Department will now accept Aadhaar Card as a proof of identity and address for issuance of Permanent Account Number.

SC notice to all states on constitutional validity of Aadhaar

"How can people think of the right to privacy when they are fighting for sustenance?," the Supreme Court on Tuesday said as it asked states and union territories to respond to petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar card and it being made mandatory for getting benefits of government`s social welfare schemes.

Now UIADI moves SC on aadhaar card

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has joined government and PSU oil firms against the Supreme Court order making Aadhaar card not mandatory for availing social benefits.

Government to approach SC for `correction` of Aadhaar order

A day after Supreme Court observed that Aadhaar card was not mandatory for availing of government services, the government plans to approach the court for a "correction".

Register for Aadhaar at your doorstep in Mumbai, for a fee

If you haven’t yet registered for your Aadhaar card, you could soon get this done right at your doorstep. All this, for a price, of course.

Aadhar not mandatory for availing of subsidies: Govt

Aadhaar card is not mandatory to avail of subsidies under government schemes including on domestic cooking gas, the government today said in the Rajya Sabha.

UIDAI to expedite Aadhaar enrolments in Haryana

Deputy Director General of Unique Identity Authority of India`s Chandigarh unit on Thursday directed agencies engaged in the enrolment of Aadhaar cards to speed up the process and complete it by the end of this year.

Montek speaks of lost Aadhaar card, gets one in 1 hr

A casual mention of a lost Aadhaar card in public saw government machinery go on an overdrive and its holder got a duplicate card in less than an hour.

Aadhaar card enrolment 99 percent in Chandigarh

The enrolment for Aadhaar card has touched 99 percent and 88.6 percent in Union Territory of Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh respectively.

Plea against Aadhaar; HC asks Delhi govt to respond

Delhi High Court asked the city government to respond to a plea seeking quashing of its executive orders that made Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) or Aadhaar compulsory for availing various public services.