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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

Businesses need to pay up to Rs 20 for using Aadhaar services

UIDAI sources said that the above charges shall be in addition to the licence fees and financial disincentives, as applicable.

Mar 07, 2019, 18:07 PM IST

Know how to check address change status on Aadhaar Card online

While, substantial documents will be required by the authorities to validate your claims, no documents are required for mobile number change and gender correction.

Feb 25, 2019, 10:47 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

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

HC grants time to UIDAI to file response on plea raising concern over Aadhaar data security

The petition has contended that the breaches occurred due to "negligence and willful recklessness" on the part of UIDAI in adopting reasonable security measures to secure private information.

Nov 19, 2018, 18:05 PM IST

What is Masked Aadhaar, its privacy benefits and how to download it: All you need to know

You can use Masked Aadhaar for KYC where sharing Aadhaar number is not necessary.

Nov 09, 2018, 11:29 AM IST

UIDAI to set up Aadhaar Seva Kendras on lines of Passport Seva Kendra

This comes just months after the Supreme Court, in a historic verdict, endorsed the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar cards.

Oct 30, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

Govt orders telcos to stop using Aadhaar for verifying existing mobile customers

The government has ordered telecom companies to stop using Aadhaar as a mean of authentication for verifying existing mobile customers.

Oct 26, 2018, 21:13 PM IST

SIM cards issued through Aadhaar will not be disconnected, re-verification of mobile subscribers' KYC details to be optional: Government

The DoT and UIDAI issùed a joint statement in which they assured mobile subscribers that there was no reason for panic.

Oct 18, 2018, 12:24 PM IST

Taking cue from India, Malaysia keen on adopting Aadhaar model

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Kuala Lumpur in May, offered Malaysia's Premier Mahathir Mohamad collaboration on matters in which India has expertise.

Oct 14, 2018, 12:38 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

Overzealous Aadhaar implementation a lost national security opportunity

Both the present and previous governments had different priorities with Aadhaar. And both of them missed the opportunity to truly use it in the interest of national security.

Oct 01, 2018, 10:20 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

Aadhaar Verdict in 10 points: Here’s what Supreme Court ruled on unique ID for Indians

The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that Aadhaar is unique and secure, even as it ruled that it is not mandatory to avail services like mobile phone, banking and school admissions. The top court further ruled that Aadhaar service in Constitutionally valid.

Sep 26, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

UIDAI system has multiple layers of security check to thwart manipulation: CEO

The comments of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chief come against the backdrop of a recent report alleging Aadhaar software hack.

Sep 14, 2018, 17:23 PM IST

Not possible to introduce ghost entries into Aadhaar database: UIDAI

Such claims "lack substance and are baseless", it said.

Sep 12, 2018, 11:59 AM IST

Report on Aadhaar enrolment software being hacked incorrect and irresponsible: UIDAI

Unique Identification Authority of India dismissed a news report appearing in social and online media about Aadhaar Enrolment Software being allegedly hacked.

Sep 11, 2018, 19:53 PM IST

Aadhaar software hacked, personal data security compromised: Report

This software patch is reportedly available at just Rs 2,500.

Sep 11, 2018, 17:10 PM IST