Controversy over SC verdict on Aadhar Cards, Sheila awaits central directive

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday said that crores of rupees have been spent on Aadhar cards, and added that the state government should be notified once the central government discusses this matter.

Aadhar cards not compulsory, says SC; Centre to bring bill to give legality to UIDAI

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Aadhar cards are not mandatory even as various state governments insist on making it compulsory for a range of formalities, including marriage registration, disbursal of salaries and provident fund among other public services.