Tag: Aadhaar

No mobile phone to be disconnected: Government

No mobile phone to be disconnected: Government

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday dismissed a news report claiming around 50 crore mobile phone numbers are at risk of disconnection, saying it is “completely untrue and imaginary”. “The news report tries to create unnecessary panic among mobile users by claiming that ‘they stare at a prospect of disconnection[Read More…]

Aadhaar Verdict: Nandan Nilekani hails Supreme Court verdict

Aadhaar Verdict: Nandan Nilekani hails Supreme Court verdict

Bengaluru: Asserting that Aadhaar is a unique identity project, its pioneer and Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani on Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court judgement on it as a landmark. “This is a landmark judgement in favour of Aadhaar, which is a unique identity project that is critical to the development goals[Read More…]

Aadhaar needed for Speed Posts to abroad?

Did you happen to send any speedpost to your relatives or friends abroad of late? If yes, were you demanded aadhaar details or aadhaar copy? According to postal department clerks, there is a new rule to send a speedpost to foreign countries. Now you need to submit a copy of[Read More…]

Vested interests spreading rumours against Aadhaar, says UIDAI

Vested interests spreading rumours against Aadhaar, says UIDAI

New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Sunday slammed people with vested interests for spreading rumours against the Aadhaar, and reiterated that there was no harm in storing its helpline number on mobile phones. It even suggested that people rather update its contact number. The UIDAI condemns[Read More…]

Vested interests spreading rumours against Aadhaar, says UIDAI

Aadhaar can’t be duplicated, will help in generating more revenue, Centre tells SC

New Delhi: The Central government and the Unique Identification Authority of India on Wednesday defended Aadhaar, saying that there were no instances of its duplication and cited the fiscal benefits of linking it with various subsidies, benefits and services. Asserting that duplicate Aadhaar cards are “non-existent”, Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta,[Read More…]

Dream of travelling to Nepal or Bhutan? Aadhar to the rescue!

SC extends Aadhaar linking deadline

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the deadline for linking of various services with Aadhaar till it delivers its judgment on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the biometrical identification scheme. Announcing the order, a five-judge constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, however[Read More…]

Dream of travelling to Nepal or Bhutan? Aadhar to the rescue!

Aadhaar not mandatory for NEET exam: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not insist on Aadhaar-only identification for NEET and other all-India examinations. A five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, said this while referring to an earlier order by which the government had[Read More…]

Will explore all legal options: Tribune editor on Aadhaar FIR

“The Tribune will explore all legal options to defend its freedom to undertake “serious investigative journalism”, the dailys Editor-in-Chief Harish Khare said on Sunday. In a note on the newspaper’s website, the Editor expressed gratitude for the moral support he and his colleagues got from the media fraternity and added[Read More…]

Latest Update