Tax payers can use Aadhaar based e-verification of their Income Tax Returns (ITR) for making ITR filing easier and quicker, informed UIDAI on it's official twitter handle.
National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) has called for a complete overhaul of the legal rules that bind the functioning of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the agency that issues the Aadhaar number.
Aadhaar card is not mandatory for central government employees to get their pension, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh has said.
Despite government’s claims that Aadhaar card information cannot be leaked, it has happened several times. Ironically, in some cases, it is the government itself to be blamed.
If you want to book a railway ticket online through the Indian Railway Catering Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website, you may soon have to provide your Aadhaar card number to get a reservation.
“What Aadhaar lacks is a hierarchy of regulators. The law seems to have many parameters, norms and offences but no intervening regulatory mechanisms,” Justice DY Chandrachud observed.
After a marathon 40-day hearing on Aadhaar spanning five months, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict.
“Suppose you link your Aadhaar with your pension, it gets automatically linked to your bank account,” Divan told a five-judge bench led by CJI Dipak Misra.
At a time when the Supreme Court is hearing a batch of petitions about Aadhaar and its continuation and ramifications, the ticket vendor of Indian Premier League (IPL) matches has made it mandatory.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the government's justification for passing the Aadhaar Act as a Money Bill.
DoT officials are planning to take up a countrywide campaign to caution people against falling prey to the misuse of Aadhaar biometrics by SIM card sellers.
In another data leak of sorts, the Andhra Pradesh woman and child welfare department put up the Aadhaar numbers of 4.8 lakh pregnant women enrolled by the department of nutrition and health tracking system on its dashboard.
To provide security to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) data centre at Manesar in Gurugram, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) took over the charge of security of the building on Friday.
A state-run agency has disclosed the Aadhaar data, bank accounts information with IFSC codes, caste and religion besides geo-location of 134,000 beneficiaries of housing schemes.
Final hearings on Aadhaar have been going on since January 17 in the Supreme Court. A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra is hearing the pleas against Aadhaar.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made linking of national biometric ID Aadhaar to bank accounts mandatory as part of its updated 'Know Your Customer (KYC)' guidelines.
The UIDAI also claimed that many entities like Google and the smart card industry did not want Aadhaar to succeed, and strongly denied that Aadhaar data could be used to manipulate election results.
Wonder how you can find out where all your Aadhaar has been used for verification? You can do this online. UIDAI allows Aadhaar card holders to check their authentication history.
Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said on Thursday that the Supreme Court was concerned whether personal data gleaned for Aadhaar would be used for surveillance which treats citizens as commercially saleable commodities.
In agreeing to the terms of service for payment apps in India across digital platforms, users allow access to information that includes personal data such as transaction passwords, bank account and credit card details, mobile phone numbers…