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Unique Identification Authority of India

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

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

Relief for banks as UIDAI relaxes minimum Aadhaar enrolment targets

On June 1, the UIDAI had said that stipulated bank branches with Aadhaar facility will have to ensure at least eight enrolments or updations in each branch daily from July 1, 2018.

Aug 31, 2018, 17:29 PM IST

Didn't ask any manufacturer for default helpline number on phonebooks: Clarifies UIDAI

Thousands of smartphone users in India woke up puzzled on Friday with a UIDAI toll-free helpline number saved in their phonebooks by default.

Aug 03, 2018, 17:50 PM IST

People clueless as UIDAI helpline number enters their phonebooks

UIDAI helpline number got into people's phonebooks without their consent.

Aug 03, 2018, 13:37 PM IST

TRAI chief's Aadhaar dare: UIDAI warns people not to share Aadhaar number

UIDAI said people should "refrain from publicly putting their Aadhaar numbers on Internet and social media and posing challenges to others".

Jul 31, 2018, 22:45 PM IST

Treat virtual ID, UID token as Aadhaar number: UIDAI to agencies

The Aadhaar-issuing body, on July 1, rolled out the Virtual ID (VID) feature.

Jul 18, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

Virtual ID now ready to replace Aadhaar number for identity verification

An Aadhaar-card holder can now generate a virtual ID UIDAI's website and produce it for authentication. At banks though, it may not work till August 31.

Jun 30, 2018, 22:59 PM IST

How to generate Aadhaar Virtual ID online –Step by step guide

Service providers and agencies like banks and telecom companies will fully deploy Virtual ID system and accept these IDs in lieu of Aadhaar number from July 1.

Jun 29, 2018, 15:29 PM IST

Aadhaar Virtual ID to be rolled out from July 1: Here is how it works

The Virtual ID (VID) feature is aimed at giving users the option of not sharing their Aadhaar number at the time of authentication.

Jun 29, 2018, 14:19 PM IST

UIDAI extends deadline to deploy Virtual ID system to July 1

The Virtual ID (VID) feature is aimed at giving users the option of not sharing their Aadhaar number at the time of authentication.

May 31, 2018, 17:17 PM IST

SC allows UIDAI CEO to make PowerPoint presentation in court on Aadhaar

The apex court has asked petitioners opposed to Aadhaar scheme to prepare questionnaire after UIDAI CEO's PowerPoint presentation.

Mar 22, 2018, 12:13 PM IST

Centre seeks SC nod for PowerPoint presentation on Aadhaar

The court has extended the March 31 deadline for linking of Aadhaar to avail various services and welfare schemes run by the government until it delivers its verdict on the validity of the 12-digit biometric number and its enabling law.

Mar 21, 2018, 13:30 PM IST

Aadhaar number not mandatory for students taking all-India exams, rules Supreme Court

The deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail various services and welfare schemes run by the government may be further extended beyond March 31.

Mar 07, 2018, 16:04 PM IST

Aadhaar linking deadline may be extended beyond March 31, Centre tells Supreme Court

On December 15, 2017, SC had extended till March 31, 2018, the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various services and welfare schemes.

Mar 06, 2018, 22:20 PM IST

Inform users if their number is linked to Aadhaar: UIDAI to Telcos

The Aadhaar authority asked the operators to make the facility available by March 15.

Mar 05, 2018, 19:59 PM IST

Aadhaar updation to get costlier, UIDAI to impose 18% GST: Reports

After the imposition of 18 percent GST, you will now have to shell out Rs 4.50 more on updation of Aadhaar demographic and biometric details.

Feb 06, 2018, 08:38 AM IST

SC to begin final hearing on Aadhaar today

The bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will hear the matter five years after the first petition was filed against Aadhaar.

Jan 17, 2018, 08:18 AM IST

Face-recognition based authentication for Aadhaar users from July 1

UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey has tweeted that the new authentication measure will help all elderly or other facing issues with fingerprint authentication.

Jan 15, 2018, 16:39 PM IST