UIDAI: Schools cannot deny admission for lack of Aadhaar’

New Delhi, September 5 (PTI): Government agency UIDAI Wednesday asked schools not to refuse admission to students for lack of Aadhaar and said such denials are “invalid” and “not permitted under the law”.   Taking a stern view of cases where few schools had denied admission to children in absence of Aadhaar, the Unique Identification […]

Aadhaar seeding must for bank accounts under KYC norms: RBI

Aadhaar seeding must for bank accounts under KYC norms: RBI

New Delhi, April 21 (PTI): The Reserve Bank of India has made linking of national biometric ID Aadhaar to bank accounts mandatory as part of its updated ‘Know Your Customer (KYC)’ guidelines.   This, however, will be subject to the final decision of the Supreme Court on making of Aadhaar mandatory, RBI said in a […]

India must ensure privacy of biometric info: IMF on Aadhaar

Washington, April 13 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned that India should take necessary steps while implementing universal identification programmes like Aadhaar to ensure privacy and security controls.   Identifying India as a leader in the biometric identification system, the IMF in its fiscal monitor report on digital governance released here on Thursday […]

Aadhaar not panacea for all ills, SC tells Centre

Aadhaar not panacea for all ills, SC tells Centre

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Centre that Aadhaar is not a panacea for all ills in the system like corruption, tax evasion, money laundering, leakage of subsidies and terrorism, and wondered how far it can cast the net of Aadhaar.   Saying that “Aadhaar is not a catch […]

Deadline for linking Aadhaar with PAN extended till June 30

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS): The government on Tuesday extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar with PAN for the fourth time by three more months, till June 30. The earlier deadline was March 31. The decision came after the Supreme Court earlier this month extended the deadline for linking of various services with Aadhaar till […]

New data leak hits national ID card database Aadhaar – ZDNet

New data leak hits national ID card database Aadhaar – ZDNet

NEW DELHI, March 24 (Reuters) – India’s biometric ID programme, Aadhaar, has been hit by another major security lapse, allowing access to private information, business technology news website ZDNet reported on Saturday.   A data leak on a system run by a state-owned utility company can allow access to private information of Aadhaar holders, exposing […]

SC extends Aadhaar linking deadline

SC extends Aadhaar linking deadline

New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) 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 said […]

Aadhaar not mandatory for NEET exam: SC

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) 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 undertaken […]

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