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India – Someone still asking for Aadhaar? Let us know!

Contrary to the Supreme Court’s judgment, some entities are still asking for Aadhaar A nine judge bench of the Supreme Court delivered its verdict on Aadhaar on September 26, 2018 wherein the majority view, comprised of – Dipak Misra CJI.,… Continue Reading →

Patient’s Aadhaar sought for H1N1 test, govt says it’s not mandatory

Hospital Says Lab May Have Asked For It, Will Look Into Matter   Bengaluru: A patient with high fever was allegedly asked to produce her Aadhaar card at a Bengaluru hospital in order to get tested for H1N1. The 78-year-old… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra – 10k farmers face #Aadhaar hurdle to crop insurance payout

₹13 Crore Claims Unpaid In Two Dists By One Co [email protected] Mumbai: As many as 10,322 farmers with crop insurance claims worth Rs 13 crore due from the United India Insurance Company Ltd (UIIC) in two districts have not got… Continue Reading →

Activists challenge SC order on Aadhaar to make it mandatory for welfare schemes

As members of various campaigns working with vulnerable groups, we were hoping and expecting that the Supreme Court would decisively prohibit the mandatory use of Aadhaar for social benefits. A large body of evidence, provided to the court, shows that… Continue Reading →

How much damage has Gemalto’s report inflicted on Aadhaar? Is an apology enough?

By: The Financial Express | Digital security company Gemalto’s half-page apology in leading Indian newspapers over the weekend may have mollified some in the Uidai, but the fact is that the original Gemalto report on Aadhaar helped cement the anti-Aadhaar propaganda and… Continue Reading →

India – 50cr mobiles with #Aadhaar KYC could be disconnected

[email protected] New Delhi: There could be a fresh KYC headache for over 50 crore mobile connections, or almost half of India’s phone population. They stare at the prospect of disconnection if SIM cards procured on the basis of Aadhaar verification… Continue Reading →

India – #Aadhaar is useless for identification’

DIVYA TRIVEDI . Interview with Anupam Saraph, an expert on governance and informatics. AN expert on complex systems, governance and informatics, Anupam Saraph advises governments and businesses across the world. A teacher and former IT Adviser to Goa Chief Minister… Continue Reading →

“Will Be Forced To Commit Suicide”, Says Man After Error In Aadhaar Card

The man alleges that he is unable to withdraw his Employee Provident Fund (EPF) because of an error in Aadhaar card entry. All India | ANI | Man said that his family is suffering as he is unable to withdraw his EPF amount…. Continue Reading →

An Overview of the #Aadhaar Judgment

“Take me as I am – subject to Aadhaar-Based Biometric Authentication”:  by Gautam Bhatia i   The three opinions in today’s Aadhaar judgment run to a total of 1448 pages. It will require more than a single post to examine the judgment in its… Continue Reading →

As Justice Chandrachud Calls Aadhaar Law ‘Unconstitutional’, Government Increases Use Of Controversial Short Cut

Devyani Chhetri Mumbai: “The passing of Aadhaar Act as a money bill is a fraud on the Constitution,” said Justice DY Chandrachud in his dissenting judgement on the 2016 Aadhaar Act on September 26, 2018. “If a Constitution has to survive political aggrandisement,… Continue Reading →

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