Aadhaar

A curious case of Aadhaar confusion

Recently, officials at the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) were thrown into a tizzy over a curious case.<p>Mallikarjun Gurikar, 26, …

Matched

SC on Aadhaar: If ID with pvt party, why not Govt?

Picture for representational purpose. (File)<p>The Supreme Court on Thursday asked petitioners who have challenged the constitutional validity of …

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Aadhaar seeding to eliminate multiple PF accounts: Official

(Eds: Changing slug)Kolkata, Jan 19 (PTI) The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) today said it will be able to eliminate multiple account …

West Bengal

A case for Aadhaar

In this country, any cynical portrayal of the government is readily embraced and we all suffer from a “I don’t know what this new development really …

India

The big news: SC questions resistance to share data in Aadhaar case, and 9 other top stories

Other headlines: The SC asked MP, Gujarat, Haryana and Rajasthan to allow ‘Padmaavat’ release, and the GST council revised rates on 29 goods and …

India

Aadhaar Adalats prove a boon for rural residents

A woman in her early 50s had been struggling to get widow’s pension for some time. The reason: she was unable to provide her Aadhaar number after it …

India

Aadhaar-Enabled Starvation in Narendra Modi’s ‘New India’

Prime minister Modi’s ambitious strides in search of a ‘New India’, coupled with his government’s disdain for welfare, are leaving basic lifelines of …

India

Aadhaar an evolving endeavour, UIDAI responsive to public concerns

We need to recognize that providing a unique, secure identification, with instant authentication anywhere, to 1.3 billion Indians is an evolving …

Privacy

Hunt for black money: Govt to monitor your jewellery and luxury goods purchases above Rs 6 lakh

The plans to monitor cash transactions above a limit is aimed at eliminating black money and promoting digital economy.<p>Soon, your big purchases that …

Arun Jaitley

Petitioners to SC: Aadhaar can cause civil death of person

After enrolling for Aadhaar, a person is required to authenticate his or her biometrics to avail benefits. (Representational purpose)<p>Taking up for …

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Video: Why critics say facial recognition is a desperate move to cover up inadequacies in Aadhaar

As the Supreme Court hears a petition challenging the validity of Aadhaar, here’s a look at the problems with facial recognition.<p><i>We welcome your</i> …

Supreme Court to resume hearing in Aadhaar matter today

The five-member Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday will continue hearing the Aadhaar matter.<p>The bench, headed by Chief Justice of …

Equality

The big news: Modi hosts Israeli PM in Gujarat, and 9 other top stories

Other headlines: SC began a hearing on the constitutional validity of Aadhaar, and Army chief said social media curbs in J&K were required to fight …

India

To be or Not to be

Ramu Ramanathan<p>Yama is dead. The preparations for his last rites are done. Incense, tulsi leaves, vibhutis are ready and the funeral procession is …

India

Gored to death

The old ghost has come back to haunt a section of the people of Tamil Nadu (“Spectator gored to death”, Jan. 16). Jallikattu is a primitive and crude …

The big news: SC to continue hearing petitions against Aadhaar on Thursday, and 9 other top stories

Other headlines: The CBSE postponed the Class 12 physical education exam to April 13, and North, South Korea will march under same flag at the Winter …

India

Bengal: CPI(ML) groups to campaign for Aadhaar ‘opt-out’ option

Speakers from different backgrounds raised issues surrounding Aadhaar at a programme organised in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Rajya Sabha

Over 77% of 1.25 crore population got Aadhaar cards in JK: Govt

The Jammu and Kashmir government today said over 77% of 1.25 crore population have got their Aadhaar cards generated in the state and efforts were on …

India

Deadline for linking aadhaar may get extended after introduction of new reports

The deadline for linking Aadhaar number with carious welfare and economic schemes may get extended as the officials of aadhaar issuing authority, …

India

APGVB to set up 76 Aadhaar enrolment centres

Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB) will be setting up 76 Aadhaar enrolment centres in the two Telugu states. Out of these, 50 will be in …

Andhra Pradesh

Aadhaar to include face recognition as mode of authentication

Aadhaar will include face recognition alongside iris or fingerprint scan as a means of verifying users, helping those who face issues in biometric …

Privacy

After report on Hanuman and Pakistani spy’s Aadhaar numbers, websites to check UID status go down

The UIDAI’s own platform to verify Aadhaar numbers was unreachable on Tuesday.<p>Websites on which users can verify their Aadhaar number appeared to be …

Security

Supreme Court to hear Aadhaar cases today: Look back at how law has developed on the issue - Firstpost

Even as tensions continue to simmer at the Supreme Court following the press conference held by four senior judges over the allocation of cases by …

Privacy

Aadhaar Is Safe And No Leakage Has Ever Happened: BJP's Vinit Goenka

Government has reassured that your identification document, Aadhaar is safe and no leakage has ever happened. "I can say with confidence that no data …

India

Aadhaar should continue adding security layers, says Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma

People willing to open account with Paytm Payments Bank are required to verify themselves with the 12-digit Aadhaar number. (File)<p>Amid the raging …

Technology (India)

Aadhaar card linking with bank account: How to check from your mobile

Aadhaar card: How to check if your bank account is linked to the number.<p>The deadline for linking the Aadhaar number with a user’s bank account is …

Banking

India wants to add features to Aadhaar even before it can fix what's broken

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has had a terrible 2018 so far, as numerous issues have been reported in its Aadhaar system designed to ID 1.3 billion citizens across the country. And yet, it seems keen to tack on more features as if nothing has happened.<p>Earlier this month, a …

India

How is Digital Banking Faring a Year after Demonetization

Consumers who have experienced the potential benefits of digital banking are now strongly recommending it to family and friends and their wider social circle<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The Indian banking sector has come a long way since …

Banking

Face recognition for Aadhaar authentication from July 1: UIDAI

It provides additional option for all residents to have inclusive authentication

Business (India)

India to add facial authentication for Aadhaar card security

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will build facial recognition into its national identity card in addition to fingerprints after a series of breaches in the world's biggest biometric identification programme, the government said on Monday.<p>A local newspaper reported this month that access to the …

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