AADHAAR

What is Masked Aadhaar, its privacy benefits and how to download it: All you need to know

What is Masked Aadhaar, its privacy benefits and how to download it: All you need to know

You can use Masked Aadhaar for KYC where sharing Aadhaar number is not necessary.

Nov 09, 2018, 11:29 AM IST
UIDAI to set up Aadhaar Seva Kendras on lines of Passport Seva Kendra

UIDAI to set up Aadhaar Seva Kendras on lines of Passport Seva Kendra

This comes just months after the Supreme Court, in a historic verdict, endorsed the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar cards.

Oct 30, 2018, 19:11 PM IST
Govt orders telcos to stop using Aadhaar for verifying existing mobile customers

Govt orders telcos to stop using Aadhaar for verifying existing mobile customers

The government has ordered telecom companies to stop using Aadhaar as a mean of authentication for verifying existing mobile customers.

Oct 26, 2018, 21:13 PM IST
SIM cards issued through Aadhaar will not be disconnected, re-verification of mobile subscribers' KYC details to be optional: Government

SIM cards issued through Aadhaar will not be disconnected, re-verification of mobile subscribers' KYC details to be optional: Government

The DoT and UIDAI issùed a joint statement in which they assured mobile subscribers that there was no reason for panic.

Oct 18, 2018, 12:24 PM IST
Taking cue from India, Malaysia keen on adopting Aadhaar model

Taking cue from India, Malaysia keen on adopting Aadhaar model

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Kuala Lumpur in May, offered Malaysia's Premier Mahathir Mohamad collaboration on matters in which India has expertise.

Oct 14, 2018, 12:38 PM IST
Girl 'denied' treatment in Delhi govt hospital over Aadhaar; Union minister comes to rescue

Girl 'denied' treatment in Delhi govt hospital over Aadhaar; Union minister comes to rescue

The matter was highlighted by Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari.

Oct 11, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
Does BJP have monopoly over temples, why can't I visit religious places? Rahul Gandhi asks

Does BJP have monopoly over temples, why can't I visit religious places? Rahul Gandhi asks

Gandhi said his attempts at making conversation with the government have always been shunned. 

Oct 05, 2018, 13:29 PM IST

Justice DY Chandrachud is Sehwag of Supreme Court, but does he need to be Dravid instead?

We have had a rock star RBI governor. Why not one at the Supreme Court as well?

Oct 04, 2018, 11:07 AM IST

Overzealous Aadhaar implementation a lost national security opportunity

Both the present and previous governments had different priorities with Aadhaar. And both of them missed the opportunity to truly use it in the interest of national security.

Oct 01, 2018, 10:20 AM IST
Key judgements by Justice Dipak Misra during his tenure as CJI

Key judgements by Justice Dipak Misra during his tenure as CJI

Justice Dipak Misra's tenure will also be remembered for the controversies that have surrounded him at the top post of the apex court. 

Oct 01, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
Aadhaar neither creates surveillance state nor violates privacy: UIDAI

Aadhaar neither creates surveillance state nor violates privacy: UIDAI

UIDAI said the court has upheld the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and accepted that there is a legitimate state aim in the 12-digit biometric ID.

Sep 26, 2018, 18:36 PM IST
Thank you Supreme Court for supporting the Congress vision: Rahul Gandhi on Aadhaar verdict

Thank you Supreme Court for supporting the Congress vision: Rahul Gandhi on Aadhaar verdict

Congress president Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and posted that Aadhaar was used by Congress as an instrument of empowerment.

Sep 26, 2018, 17:08 PM IST
Government calls Aadhaar verdict historic, says Congress cuts a ‘sorry figure’

Government calls Aadhaar verdict historic, says Congress cuts a ‘sorry figure’

Arun Jaitley said that while the Congress introduced Aadhaar, it did not know what to do with the scheme.

Sep 26, 2018, 15:27 PM IST
SC verdict on Aadhaar victory of people: Mamata Banerjee

SC verdict on Aadhaar victory of people: Mamata Banerjee

Days of the BJP government are over in the country, the chief minister said.

Sep 26, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
SC declares Aadhaar constitutionally valid: Here's the full text

SC declares Aadhaar constitutionally valid: Here's the full text

A five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra held that Aadhaar would be voluntary and not mandatory with an option to exit.

Sep 26, 2018, 14:34 PM IST
'We stand vindicated': Congress, TMC applaud SC verdict on Aadhaar

'We stand vindicated': Congress, TMC applaud SC verdict on Aadhaar

Aadhaar will remain mandatory for the filing of IT returns and allotment of PAN but will no longer be essential for creation of bank accounts and to get SIM cards.

Sep 26, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
List of services where Aadhaar is required and not required

List of services where Aadhaar is required and not required

The verdict was pronounced on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar scheme and its enabling 2016 law.

Sep 26, 2018, 12:44 PM IST
SC strikes down Section 57 of Aadhaar Act: Here is what it means

SC strikes down Section 57 of Aadhaar Act: Here is what it means

Private bodies like telecom companies, e-commerce firms, private banks and other such firms will no longer be able to ask for biometric details from consumers.

Sep 26, 2018, 12:18 PM IST
Aadhaar mandatory for PAN, I-T returns but not for bank, mobile services: SC

Aadhaar mandatory for PAN, I-T returns but not for bank, mobile services: SC

The apex court's five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said Aadhaar will not be required for opening bank accounts, admissions in schools or for getting mobile connections. The court however upheld Section 139AA, mandating its linkage with PAN and filing of Income Tax returns.

Sep 26, 2018, 12:18 PM IST
Aadhaar Verdict in 10 points: Here’s what Supreme Court ruled on unique ID for Indians

Aadhaar Verdict in 10 points: Here’s what Supreme Court ruled on unique ID for Indians

The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that Aadhaar is unique and secure, even as it ruled that it is not mandatory to avail services like mobile phone, banking and school admissions. The top court further ruled that Aadhaar service in Constitutionally valid.

Sep 26, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

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