Unique Identification Authority of India

Days before Puducherry polls, HC directs UIDAI to probe into data breach

The court also made it clear that the ECI should deal with the perceived breach of code of conduct without putting a lid on the issue, and a separate probe initiated against the party should go on.

published on : 2nd April 2021

No Aadhaar data given to Puducherry BJP: UIDAI

The counsel representing the Puducherry unit of the BJP told the judges that the party did not steal any mobile phone data.

published on : 1st April 2021

'Committed to protecting privacy': UIDAI denies sharing residents' details

Information collected by UIDAI is not used for any purpose other than generation of Aadhaar numbers and authentication, it said.

published on : 27th March 2021

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

UIDAI set to introduce face authentication feature for Aadhaar users from July 1

It had said that face authentication will be allowed only in fusion mode along with either fingerprint or iris or OTP to verify the details of Aadhaar holders.

published on : 25th March 2018

Centre seeks Supreme Court nod for PowerPoint presentation on Aadhaar

Attorney General K K Venugopal, who argued for the Centre, said the UIDAI chief executive may deal with technical aspects with more clarity.

published on : 21st March 2018

Around 50,000 Aadhaar enrolment operators suspended till date for violating process guidelines

An operator is blacklisted on crossing a certain threshold of errors during enrolment, Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Alphons Kannanthanam said.

published on : 29th December 2017

UIDAI lens on Airtel over opening payments bank account using eKYC 

The UIDAI has slapped notices on Bharti Airtel and Airtel Payments Bank over its retailers allegedly opening payments bank accounts without taking "informed consent" of customers.

published on : 21st September 2017

Aadhaar data kept, processed only on own secure servers: UIDAI

WikiLeaks, in a tweet last week, had said, "Have CIA spies already stolen #India's national ID card database?"

published on : 30th August 2017

Around 81 lakh Aadhaar deactivated till date: Government

The Aadhaar numbers were deactivated for a number of reasons stated in Section 27 and 28 of Aadhaar (Enrolment and Update) Regulations, 2016.

published on : 12th August 2017

Aadhaar registration: Big data, big worries for commoners 

Enrolment agencies play disappearing act; missing data, security concerns continue to haunt Aadhaar system.

published on : 12th August 2017