This Chennai woman unleashes a new joy of giving and sharing via grooming camps

Food is Banupriya Raj Thilak’s currency to spread smiles among the homeless every day — one hot meal at a time.

published on : 13th November 2019

Verification with Aadhaar will help purify electoral rolls, suggests Election Commission

Aiming to completely purify the electoral roll, the Election Commission wrote to the Law ministry seeking amendments in certain sections of Acts for verification of the voter lists with the Aadhaar nu

published on : 20th October 2019

Supreme Court asks Centre to explain plans on linking social media with Aadhar

A bench headed by Justice Deepak Gupta asked the Centre to inform whether it is contemplating any move on framing some policy on linking social media accounts with Aadhaar.

published on : 13th September 2019

Aadhaar-ration card linking scares farmers in Odisha

The government has also asked farmers to submit NFSA ration card, bank passbook and other documents during online registration under P-PAS.   

published on : 10th September 2019

BJD Aadhaar link plan flayed

The ruling BJD’s decision to make Aadhaar number mandatory for membership of the party has come in for strong opposition from the Congress and BJP.

published on : 4th September 2019

EC wants legal backing to seek Aadhaar numbers to clean up voters list

EC proposes the electoral law should be amended to empower electoral registration officer to seek Aadhaar numbers of the existing voters as well as of those applying to the voters list.

published on : 18th August 2019

Aadhaar is now mandatory for students. But is it legal?

While Tamil Nadu government makes Aadhar mandatory for all students in government and aided schools, it may be illegal to do so.

published on : 7th August 2019

Convict escapes from jail in Maharashtra

Rajendra Jadhav, serving sentence in a theft case, escaped from the jail when he went out from the prison hall under the pretext of answering nature's call.

published on : 26th July 2019

Zero Merchant Discount Rate irks e-payment players

Experts said that reducing charges to zero would leave the industry with no revenue.

published on : 13th July 2019

Data 'of the people, by the people, for the people' must become government's mantra: Economic Survey

The survey asserted that the benefits of creating data as a public good can be generated within the legal framework of data privacy.

published on : 4th July 2019

Aadhaar software hacked; UIDAI needs to work with hackers, says French security expert

According to the report, any unauthorized person from anywhere in the world can generate Aadhaar ID using the patch which is freely available for Rs 2,500.

published on : 11th September 2018

SC extends Aadhaar linkage deadline for welfare schemes, bank accounts and mobile services to March 31

A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra had said that the final hearing on the petitions challenging the Aadhaar scheme would commence on January 17, 2018.

published on : 15th December 2017

Supreme Court to likely set up Constitution bench to hear pleas on stay of Aadhaar next week

Attorney General K K Venugopal informed the bench headed by CJI Justice Dipak Misra that it is open to extend Aadhaar linking deadline to up to March 31.

published on : 28th November 2017

RBI says linking bank account with Aadhaar not mandatory: Report

The response indicates that the decision on mandatory linking of bank accounts with Aadhaar comes from the central government alone and not the RBI.

published on : 19th October 2017

Rohingya crisis: What about crime and fake documents among refugees?

The government’s charge that some Rohingyas get fake Indian documents does hold some water. 

published on : 21st September 2017
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