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SC extends Aadhaar linking with bank accounts, mobile phones indefinitely till final judgement

The five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, said that the government cannot insist for mandatory Aadhaar.

Mar 13, 2018, 16:39 PM IST

Unauthorised Aadhaar enrolment centre sealed

Rawat ordered that the centre, being run by a man hailing from Uttar Pradesh, be sealed.

Oct 30, 2017, 10:22 AM IST

Gold extends gain as govt eases buying norms

The government has removed gems and jewellery dealers from the purview of the reporting requirement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Oct 09, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

UIDAI denies info on fake Aadhaar cards, says it might affect national security

The UIDAI has refused to share information on cases of fake and duplicate Aadhaar cards, saying the disclosure might affect national security, or can lead to incitement of an offence.

Jun 11, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

Railways plans linking Aadhaar with concessional ticket booking

Railways will hold discussion with UIDAI for linking Aadhaar number with booking of concessional tickets to prevent misuse of subsidy facility by unscrupulous elements.

Oct 07, 2016, 22:06 PM IST

Opposition forces Rajya Sabha adjournment protesting Aadhaar-linked benefits

A united opposition on Thursday disrupted Rajya Sabha proceedings protesting against making Aadhaar card mandatory for availing government benefits like subsidised LPG, PDS supplies and pensions, forcing its adjournment thrice since morning.

Jul 28, 2016, 13:26 PM IST

Aadhaar card not mandatory for DBT scheme, clarifies RBI

Use of Aadhaar card and seeding of bank accounts with Aadhaar numbers is purely voluntary and it is not mandatory," RBI said in a communication to banks.

Jan 15, 2016, 19:53 PM IST

PM Modi directs awareness campaign on Jan Dhan Yojana

Reviewing grievances related to the Jan Dhan Yojana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday directed launching of awareness campaigns, especially through mobile phones, to educate people about the benefits available to them through these accounts.

 

Nov 04, 2015, 20:23 PM IST

'UPA awarded Aadhaar card projects over Rs 13,000 crore without tenders'

Aadhaar card projects of the UIDAI worth over Rs.13,000 crore were awarded without issuing tenders by the previous UPA government, according to a RTI response, an activist said here on Saturday.

 

Sep 19, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

UIDAI shifted to IT Ministry from Niti Aayog

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which issues Aadhaar cards, has been shifted to the administrative control of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology from Niti Aayog.

 

Sep 18, 2015, 22:20 PM IST

Rajan backs Aadhaar, seeks more clarity after SC ruling

Batting strongly for Aadhaar cards, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today sought greater clarity on the apex court ruling on the matter, saying its usage can help a deserving person get credit, avoid overborrowing by individuals and plug leakages.

Sep 18, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

SC reserves order on referring Aadhaar matter to larger bench

The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict for Tuesday on Centre's plea that petitions challenging government's ambitious project to grant Aadhaar cards to all citizens be referred to a Constitutional bench.

Aug 06, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

Centre seeks transfer of pleas against Aadhaar to larger bench

The Centre on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court that the pleas for scrapping of government's ambitious project to grant Aadhaar cards to all citizens be referred to a constitutional bench as they relate to issues which require authoritative pronouncement.

Aug 05, 2015, 22:14 PM IST

Centre opposes contempt plea in Supreme Court, says Aadhaar not mandatory

Government on Thursday opposed in the Supreme Court a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against it, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and others for allegedly insisting on Aadhaar cards to grant benefits of various schemes to citizens, saying it was not mandatory.

Jul 30, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

Centre opposes contempt plea in SC, says Aadhaar not mandatory

Government today opposed in the Supreme Court a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against it, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and others for allegedly insisting on Aadhaar cards to grant benefits of various schemes to citizens, saying it was not mandatory.

Jul 30, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

Maharashtra electoral office to link voter IDs with Aadhaar cards

With an aim of ridding the electoral rolls of bogus voters, the Maharashtra electoral office has started an aggressive drive to link people's Aadhaar cards with their voter identity cards.

Apr 24, 2015, 10:16 AM IST

Record Aadhaar number of pensioners: Govt tells banks

Banks have been asked to obtain Aadhaar and mobile numbers of all central government pensioners as part of an endeavour to provide digital life certificates to them and ensure easy disbursement of pension.

Dec 04, 2014, 18:17 PM IST

24,89,185 bank accounts opened under PMJDY in Haryana

As many as 24,89,185 bank accounts have been opened under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) in the state as on November-end this year, Haryana Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu said on Thursday.

Dec 04, 2014, 16:25 PM IST

Aadhaar generation crosses 6 crore in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) today said that it has generated over six crore Aadhaar numbers in Uttar Pradesh which is nearly one third of the state's population.

Nov 14, 2014, 17:36 PM IST

Govt issues over 57 crore 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 Wednesday.

Feb 19, 2014, 20:44 PM IST