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Aadhaar Act

Aadhaar Act amendments propose enhanced powers to UIDAI, stiff penalties for violation of norms

The amendments will go to Parliament for approval.

Dec 19, 2018, 11:26 AM IST

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

Banks, telecom service providers must specify last date to link Aadhaar: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the banks and telecom service providers to specify the deadline of linking Aadhaar in the messages that they send. 

Nov 03, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Aadhaar data base fully safe and secure: UIDAI

Dismissing reports of misuse of biometrics data, the government today said Aadhaar-based authentication is "fully safe and secure".

Mar 05, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

Aadhaar Act notified, provides for statutory backing to UIDAI

The Centre has notified the new Aadhaar Act which gives the numbers assigned by it a statutory backing for transfer of subsidies and benefits to people eligible for them.

Mar 28, 2016, 17:07 PM IST