Congress asks govt to clear confusion about Aadhar card

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Thursday asked the government to clear confusion surrounding Aadhar-linked bank accounts for direct transfer of subsidies under various schemes to beneficiaries.

Delhi HC notice to govt on giving Aadhar card details for food card

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre and city government on a plea seeking to modify the rules in the National Food Safety Act requiring an applicant to furnish details of Aadhar card or enrolment ID for food security card.

Withdraw instruction to make Aadhaar mandatory: SC to Centre

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the central government to withdraw all its orders making Aadhar mandatory for people for availing any government services.

Govt issues over 57 cr Aadhaar cards till Jan

Government has issued 57.62 crore Aadhaar cards till January 31, and there is no denial of enrolment to people who don`t have document-based proof of identity, Parliament was informed today.

UIDAI rejects Aadhar card enrolment of 30 lakh in Odisha

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has rejected enrolled data of about 30 lakh people in Odisha, a senior government official said here on Saturday.

Don`t link Aadhar with LPG: CPI-M

The CPI-M Thursday denounced as "totally unjustified" the hike in prices of unsubsidized gas cylinders and asked the government not to link LPG supply with Aadhar cards.

Aadhar number increases convenience "dramatically": Nilekani

Unique Identification Authority of India chairman Nandan Nilekani on Wednesday said the Aadhar number "dramatically improves the convenience" and makes the life "simpler".

SC agrees to hear Centre`s plea on Aadhaar card

Supreme Court agreed to hear on October 8 Centre`s plea seeking modification of an earlier order that Aadhaar card is not mandatory and no person should suffer for want of it in getting benefits of government schemes.

Govt creating confusion on Aadhar card: Yashwant

Accusing the government of creating confusion on Aadhar cards, Yashwant Sinha questioned its "silence" on bringing a new law to give statutory status to UIDAI after incorporating recommendations of a Parliamentary Committee.

Goa set to achieve 100% Aadhar card registration

Goa is all set to become the first state to cover all people under the Aadhar card registry, chief minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Saturday.

107-year-old woman registers for Aadhar Card in Rajasthan

A 107-year-old woman appeared for making her Aadhar card at a registration counter at the Information Centre in Kota.

Won`t insist on Aadhar card initially Parrikar

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar Friday told the Assembly that state agencies will accept photocopies of Aadhar card or even the card number for making available benefits of government schemes if an applicant is yet to get the card.

Aadhar card may be linked with train ticket booking

Railways is mulling linking of train tickets with Aadhar cards to tackle the menace of touts in bookings.