EPFO updates KYC details of 52.62 lakh subscribers in April, May 2020

This includes Aadhaar seeding for 39.97 lakh subscribers, mobile seeding (UAN activation) for 9.87 lakh subscribers and bank account seeding for 11.11 lakh subscribers.

Jun 03, 2020, 16:31 PM IST

Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at UIDAI for sending notice to 127 in Hyderabad, Accused UIDAI of being biased

Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on February 19 accused the Unique Identification Authority Of India or UIDAI of being biased. He said that 127 people in the Telangana capital were sent notices for obtaining "Aadhaar on false pretences". "How many of those 127 listed people are Muslim and Dalit?" AIMIM chief tweeted, attacking the Aadhaar body and Telangana Police.

Feb 19, 2020, 14:54 PM IST

DHFL makes Rs 962 crore payment towards NCDs, to seek ratings upgrade

Crisil and ICRA had downgraded ratings on DHFL's commercial papers (CPs) worth Rs 850 crore last week, citing delay in payments.

Jun 12, 2019, 10:23 AM IST

Using Aadhaar biometrics to identify bodies not feasible technologically, legally: UIDAI to HC

The UIDAI told a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao that using Aadhaar biometrics to identify bodies would be contrary to the Aadhaar Act.

Feb 05, 2019, 22:17 PM IST

Former NSA MK Narayanan warns on Aadhar information misuse

The former National Security Advisor (NSA) and Governor of West Bengal MK Narayanan warned over the misuse of Aadhar information in the wake of increased cyber attacks in India.

Jan 16, 2019, 21:12 PM IST

Submit plan to discontinue Aadhaar-based eKYC: UIDAI tells telcos

A circular to this effect has already been issued to the telecom service providers (TSPs), including Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea and others.

Oct 01, 2018, 16:36 PM IST

Faridabad municipal corporation's new rule: No cremations without Aadhaar

In a bizzare move, the Faridabad municipal corporation has reportedly has decided that no cremations will be allowed unless the deceased person's Aadhaar card is produced.

Nov 26, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Supreme Court's judgement on privacy protects Aadhar: Arun Jaitley

In its judgement in August, a nine-judge bench decreed that that right to privacy is part of the fundamental rights to life and liberty enshrined in the Constitution.

Oct 11, 2017, 12:10 PM IST

Aadhar to help catch money launderers, fake bank a/c: Prasad

Prasad said 60 lakh bank accounts have been linked to Aadhar.

Oct 04, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

Bangladeshi man arrested in Ghaziabad with voter ID, Aadhar

The police on Friday arrested a Bangladeshi citizen living illegally in Ghaziabad.The police have registered a case against the accused.

Sep 22, 2017, 10:33 AM IST

Rs 2000 cr allocated for rehabilitation of displaced families of POJK: Rajnath Singh

In an attempt to connect with the J&K youth, the Centre has decided to give 3000 jobs to migrants from Kashmir valley.

Sep 12, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

SIM cards not linked to Aadhaar will be deactivated after Feb 2018: Centre

The Centre has issued a notice, stating that all the SIM cards have to be linked to Aadhaar before February 2018 to avoid deactivation of the phone numbers.

Sep 10, 2017, 07:42 AM IST

Aadhar case hearing: Privacy embedded in all processes of human life, petitioners tell 9-judge Constitution Bench

The Constitution Bench is examining the nature of privacy as a right in context of two judgements of 1954 and 1962 which held that right to privacy was not a fundamental right.

Jul 19, 2017, 10:32 AM IST

Aadhar linking with PAN: SC to set up 9-judge Constitution Bench to decide whether privacy is fundamental right

With critics terming the linking of Aadhar with PAN - under Section 139 AA of the Income Tax Act - an attempt to dilute civilian liberties, the Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to set up a nine-judge Constitution bench to decide whether privacy is a fundamental right.

Jul 18, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Economic Survey 2017 pitches for implementation of UBI to provide basic income for all

Invoking Mahatma Gandhi's vision of "wiping every tear from every eye", the Economic Survey today made a strong pitch for implementing Universal Basic Income (UBI) that stipulates a certain income for the poor.

Jan 31, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Data collection by private agencies for Aadhar not a good idea: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to expedite the hearing of Aadhar cases challenging the constitutional validity of the scheme but observed that data collection by private agencies is not a good idea.

Jan 05, 2017, 19:56 PM IST

Demonetisation will help boost digital economy: Nandan Nilekani

Former Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India, Nandan Nilekani, has said the demonetisation "shock given to the currency" will boost digital economy.

Nov 26, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

Demonetisation: Banks to deploy micro ATMs to serve aid cash strapped weavers

Banks will deploy micro ATMs at handloom-handicrafts clusters so that weavers and artisans are not inconvenienced and can withdraw cash to buy raw materials through the Aadhar-enabled payment system.

Nov 21, 2016, 20:12 PM IST

People can soon prepare registration papers themselves: Jayalalithaa

Aimed at making registration of documents hassle-free and check malpractices, the Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday said a new software would soon be launched, enabling the people to prepare the documents themselves and send them to the Sub-Registrar's office concerned online.

Aug 31, 2016, 20:42 PM IST

DoT issues rules for Aadhar-based SIM cards

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Aug 16, 2016, 23:49 PM IST