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SC seeks Centre's status on framing regulations to link social media with Aadhaar by September 24

Last year, WhatsApp received a lot of flak from the Indian government over fake news and false information being circulated on its messaging platform.

Sep 13, 2019, 14:48 PM IST

India Post Payments Bank rolls out Aadhaar enabled payment services

With AePS services any common person with a bank account linked to Aadhaar can perform basic banking services such as cash withdrawals and balance enquiry irrespective of the bank they hold their account with.

Sep 09, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Aadhaar holders to automatically receive PAN from I-T Dept

CBDT said that I-T department will obtain demographic information of an individual from the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for allotment of PAN.

Sep 02, 2019, 16:31 PM IST

NRC: No Aadhaar for those who can't prove Indian citizenship

The final NRC list is scheduled to be taken out on Saturday and security has been tightened in Assam.

Aug 30, 2019, 21:05 PM IST

SC issues notice to Centre on Facebook's plea to transfer case over Aadhaar-social media linking

Facebook Inc had filed a petition in the apex court seeking transfer of cases pending in three High Courts – Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh – for linking social media accounts with Aadhaar in order to curb fake news.

Aug 20, 2019, 12:53 PM IST

Facebook seeks transfer of case on linking Aadhaar-social media; SC to hear plea on Tuesday

Facebook Inc had filed a petition in the apex court seeking transfer of cases pending in three High Courts – Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh – for linking social media accounts with Aadhaar in order to curb fake news.

Aug 19, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

Election Commission writes to Law Ministry on linking Voter ID cards with Aadhaar

The poll body has long maintained that mandatory seeding can prevent voter fraud and ensure each person has only one vote. 

 

Aug 16, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Now get mobile connection, open bank account without Aadhaar as Rajya Sabha passes Bill

The passage of the Bill means that people will now be able to open bank accounts and get new mobile connection without showing their Aadhaar card.

Jul 08, 2019, 18:45 PM IST

Union Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces Aadhaar on arrival for NRIs

I propose to consider issuing Aadhaar Card for Non Resident Indians (NRIs) with Indian passports after their arrival in India, without waiting for the mandatory 180 days, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Jul 05, 2019, 13:51 PM IST

Union Budget 2019: Aadhaar, PAN made interchangeable; can use either to file Income Tax Returns

For ease of taxpayers, I propose to make PAN card and Aadhaar card interchangeable and allow those who don't have PAN to file returns by simply quoting Aadhaar number, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Jul 05, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Union Cabinet approves new bill to make Aadhaar people friendly

The amendments proposed in the new Bill are the same as those contained in the Ordinance promulgated March 2, 2019 by President Ram Nath Kovind. 

Jun 13, 2019, 19:37 PM IST

Cabinet approves Aadhaar Amendment Bill, claims it is people friendly

The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 will be introduced in ensuing session of Parliament.

Jun 13, 2019, 12:35 PM IST

Banks can use Aadhaar for KYC with customer's consent: RBI

The RBI specifies Know Your Customer (KYC) norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including opening of bank accounts.

May 30, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

Nandan Nilekani-led panel on digital payments submits report to RBI

In January, the Reserve Bank of India had set up the five-member panel on deepening digital payments with a view to encouraging digitisation of payments and enhance financial inclusion through digitisation.

May 18, 2019, 18:03 PM IST

Aadhaar never collected individual data, it's just an ID: Nandan Nilekani

The Infosys co-founder defended Aadhar and said that it never collected data of an individual.

Apr 22, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

UIDAI dismisses reports about alleged theft of data of 7.82 crore Aadhaar holders

UIDAI said that it’s CIDR and servers are completely safe and fully secure and no illegal access was made and no data has been stolen from its servers.

Apr 17, 2019, 20:16 PM IST

SC refuses to hear plea challenging Aadhaar Ordinance

The bench, however, allowed the petitioner to withdraw the plea and granted liberty to approach the high court.

Apr 05, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Government extends last date for Aadhaar-PAN linking by 6 months

The Government on Sunday extended the last date for linking Permanent Account Number (PAN) with biometric ID Aadhaar till September 30.

Mar 31, 2019, 20:57 PM IST

Linking PAN with Aadhaar is mandatory, Supreme Court tells Centre

There will be no concession to the rule of mandatory linking of Aadhaar with PAN card, ruled the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 07, 2019, 11:30 AM IST

Now, Indians aged over 65 and under 15 can use Aadhaar card to visit Nepal, Bhutan

Indian citizens going to Nepal and Bhutan don't need a visa if they have a valid passport, a photo identity card issued by the government of India or an election ID card issued by the Election Commission. 

Jan 20, 2019, 13:23 PM IST