Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Now, receive and share ICSE mark sheets, important documents online

    Indore: Aimed at using digital platform for wider and easier access to documents, Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has started issuing final exam mark sheets online instead of sending printed copies to the participants. In a recent circular, the CISCE said that from this academic year it intends to make digitally signed copies of mark sheets and pass certificate of ICSE and ISC examinations available for candidates through DigiLocker

  • ‘Denial of benefit over lack of Aadhaar is violation of norms’

    Aadhaar is a technology for people’s empowerment and not as a tool for exclusion or denial. Denial of govt benefits because of lack of Aadhaar is violation of norms and the violators should be punished Ajay Bhushan Pandey UIDAI CEO.

  • Government mulling law to protect Aadhaar data theft

    New Delhi: India doesn’t have a specific law for protecting personal data that is collected by various agencies and the Aadhaar card, the 12-digit biometric unique identity number is also no exception. Currently, data protection is covered under the Information Technology Act, 2000, the primary law in India dealing with cybercrime and electronic commerce.

  • Varun Gandhi questions MPs’ right to hike own salaries

    New Delhi: BJP member Varun Gandhi today questioned in the Lok Sabha a host of practices, including the lawmakers’ power to hike their own salaries and pass crucial bills like the Aadhaar legislation without much debate.

  • Supreme Court to continue hearing on Aadhaar’s breach of privacy matter

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court nine Judge Constitution bench today, will continue its hearing on whether linking of Pan Card with Aadhaar breaches an individual’s privacy or not. On July 12, the Supreme Court agreed to hear on an urgent basis, all the issues arising out of Aadhar card, especially the concern over whether it breaches the people’s right to privacy. The lawyer of the petitioner, in connection with the Aadhar matter,

  • Indore: MCI records biometric data of faculties, students in MGM

    Indore: With an aim to eliminate ‘ghost faculties’ from medical colleges across the country, Medical Council of India has made it mandatory for all faculties to link their Aadhaar card number and their biometric record with their details in medical colleges for Online Faculty Attendance Monitoring System (OFAMOS). A team of agency, who is responsible for collecting biometric data and installing biometric machines, has collected the data of faculties in Mahatma Gandhi

  • Indore: Disclosure of cash deposited during demonetisation in ITR made mandatory

    Indore: It has been over seven months since demonetisation was imposed by the central government; but, its shadow is yet to leave the tax payers. Now, an individual will need to disclose the quantum of demonetised notes he or she had deposited in the banks during demonetisation in the Income Tax Return (ITR-1) to be filed by July 31, 2017.

  • Now, Aadhaar integration available on Skype Lite

    Bengaluru: To prevent impersonation fraud, Microsoft has integrated its “Made for India” Skype Lite app with Aadhaar, thereby allowing users of the app to verify the caller’s identity online. Aadhaar is considered to be the world’s largest national identification number project and allows users in India to communicate with government, business, and others with a higher level of trust and lower potential for fraud.

  • Those without Aadhaar won’t be deprived of government benefits

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to pass any interim order against the Centre’s notification making Aadhaar mandatory for availing benefits of various social welfare schemes. A vacation bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Navin Sinha said that no interim order can be passed at this stage on the “mere apprehension” of petitioners that government may deprive people from availing benefits of various social welfare schemes due to lack of Aadhaar. The

  • Link Aadhaar to PAN: Here’s what government and the top court said

    The government has made it mandatory to link existing Aadhaar numbers with PAN of taxpayers with effect from July 1. The Supreme Court earlier upheld the mandatory requirement of linking 16-digit unique identity number (Aadhaar) with PAN in the Income-Tax returns from this year. But in a partial relief to the people, it held that not linking PAN with Aadhaar will not lead to criminal consequences and exempted those without Aadhaar until the larger

  • Sharad Pawar lambasts BJP govt on NCP foundation day

    Mumbai : Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar lambasted the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP)-led government, saying currently the political situation is drastic and there is immense dissatisfaction among people.

  • Modi happy with direct benefit transfer

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the direct benefit transfer and Aadhaar linkage had enabled the government to plug leakages andachieve significant fiscal savings. “By paying subsidies directly to the poor, rather than indirectly through price concessions, we have achieved large fiscal savings,” he said.