Aadhaar data

Concept of Aadhaar data vault 'fallacious'; adversely impacting purpose: RS Sharma

RS Sharma, who was the first Director General of the UIDAI, said that the concept of data vault is fallacious which is adversely impacting the purpose of Aadhaar.

published on : 24th November 2021

Aadhaar case Explainer: What is the Supreme Court judgement all about?

In case you have not been keeping a track of the incidents leading to today's landmark judgement, here is all you need to know about Aadhaar and the verdict

published on : 26th September 2018

No breach into Aadhaar database, clarifies UIDAI

The UIDAI has clarified regarding media report about the alleged data breach from a website aadhaar.epfoservices.com.

published on : 2nd May 2018

Aadhaar data of over 89 lakh MNREGA workers in Andhra Pradesh leaked online

Independent security researcher Kodali Srinivas tweeted screenshots of Aadhaar data of 89,38,138 MNREGA workers available on the Andhra Pradesh Benefit Disbursement Portal.

published on : 26th April 2018

Andhra Pradesh government website leaks Aadhaar, caste, religion data of 1.3 lakh people

A security researcher Kodali Srinivas has exposed how a State government website was leaking the Aadhaar data, bank accounts complete with IFSC code, caste and religion data.

published on : 25th April 2018

SC raises concern over possibility of using Aadhaar data to influence electoral outcome

Justice D Y Chandrachud wondered whether democracy can survive if Aadhaar data is used to influence the electoral outcome.

published on : 18th April 2018

Database has minimal information on Aadhaar holders; no financial, health details: UIDAI

The UIDAI today said it does not have information about bank accounts, health records, or financial and property details of Aadhaar holders, and "will never have" such details in its database.

published on : 3rd April 2018

UIDAI says no Aadhaar data leak in seven years

The UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey told the Supreme Court that apprehensions with regard to leakage of Aadhaar data and security breach have no basis.

published on : 28th March 2018

People question Aadhaar, but ready to get naked before white man for visa: Union Minister K J Alphons

Earlier on Saturday, Unique Identification Authority of India had refuted a report about an alleged Aadhaar database breach and advised people not to be misled by such reports.

published on : 25th March 2018

Aadhaar data secure, those without unique number won't suffer: UIDAI

In a first-ever power point presentation in the open court, the constitution bench was told that the data in encrypted form was "very very secure".

published on : 23rd March 2018

Aadhaar data leak of Andhra Pradesh women raises security concerns

The details of woman beneficiaries in the Bangaru Talli scheme, which was launched in 2013 in the united AP, has been hacked and the details of women enrolled are available in various sites.

published on : 20th March 2018

Rajasthan Police wants to use Aadhaar data to aid probes

The Rajasthan Police is exploring the possibility of using Aadhaar data for verifying the identity of criminals, suspects, complainants and missing persons in the state.

published on : 18th March 2018

Supreme Court says law may cure defect Aadhaar data was collected without authorisation

The bench said the Centre came out with the law in 2016 to negate the objection that it was collecting data since 2009 without any authorisation.

published on : 21st February 2018

Aadhaar data is completely safe: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Terming Aadhaar a game changer, Prasad said in Lok Sabha that as of now 120 crore people have the Aadhaar cards and 57 crore bank accounts were linked with it.

published on : 7th February 2018

Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says Aadhaar data safe, not being sold

The Union minister claimed that a media report saying that Aadhaar data was available to anyone for a sum of Rs 500 was a case of "misreporting and completely false".

published on : 2nd February 2018

Aadhaar hearing: Bill on data protection to be ready by March, Centre tells Supreme Court

The much-awaited bill on data protection -- being drafted by a committee of experts headed by Justice BN Srikrishna (retd) -- is likely to be ready by March.

published on : 23rd January 2018

Mandatory Aadhaar a threat to basic rights, says Amnesty and Human Rights Watch

They said the government should order an independent investigation of the concerns raised about Aadhaar.

published on : 13th January 2018

Aadhaar data is safe, cannot be breached even by billions of efforts: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Law and IT Minister said that finger print and iris data stored in the Aadhaar system are safe and secure and cannot be breached even by "billions of efforts".

published on : 11th January 2018

Aadhaar data breach FIR: Shimla journalists protest against government's move

The Delhi Police has registered an 'open-ended' FIR on a complaint from the UIDAI over the report on the alleged data breach of more than one billion Aadhaar cards.

published on : 8th January 2018

Government muzzling dissent: Congress on FIR over alleged Aadhaar data breach

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari alleged that there have been systematic assaults on scribes and an atmosphere of fear and violence has been created against them.

published on : 8th January 2018
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