Aadhaar verdict

Despite verdict, Banks continue to insist on Aadhaar to open account

In a reality check done by TNIE, it was found that bank employees were still insisting on the Aadhaar number while opening a new account. 

published on : 28th September 2018

Banks, fintech firms await government word on Aadhaar

One can self-volunteer to link Aadhaar and opt for the e-KYC process, which empowers customers, but customers can now opt not to, even it may limit credit access.

published on : 28th September 2018

Money Bill or not: The debate surrounding Aadhaar law

In 2016, Aadhaar law was passed as a Money Bill in the parliament controversially overruling the amendments given by Rajya Sabha. Here is a breakdown of why and why not Aadhaar can be a Money Bill.

published on : 26th September 2018

Aadhaar verdict: Former Attorney General​ Soli Sorabjee supports Justice Chandrachud's dissent

In a judgment pronounced as 4:1 majority, the Supreme Court of India upheld the Aadhaar Act and scheme after striking down some provisions.

published on : 26th September 2018

Aadhaar case: Here is a timeline of events

Here is a quick look back at the chronology of events leading up to Wednesday's Supreme Court verdict declaring Aadhaar as constitutionally valid while striking down some provisions.

published on : 26th September 2018

Aadhaar judgement a partial success, 'devil in details' say petitioners

Col (retd) Matthew Thomas pointed out there has been a confusion regarding privacy laws and the use of biometrics.

published on : 26th September 2018

Aadhaar: Justice Ashok Bhushan concurs with majority verdict

Justice Bhushan, who was part of the Supreme Court's five-judge bench, also said Aadhaar Act does not create a framework for surveillance.

published on : 26th September 2018

SC declares Aadhaar constitutionally valid, says not mandatory for schools, banks and mobile phones

The SC bench said Aadhaar is meant to help the benefits reach the marginalised sections of society and takes into account the dignity of people not only from personal but also community point of view.

published on : 26th September 2018

Supreme Court's Aadhaar verdict a 'slap' on BJP's face: Congress 

Trinamool Congress too welcomes the verdict, says it had fought hard for it.

published on : 26th September 2018

What Bill Gates had to say in defence of Aadhaar

Aadhaar benefits are very high and governments across the world should embrace such technology, he had said in 2010.

published on : 26th September 2018