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    Lawyer counters UIDAI, tells Supreme Court can’t open account without Aadhaar

    New Delhi: A senior lawyer today told the Supreme Court that he was not allowed to open a fixed deposit account without the Aadhaar number, while challenging the UIDAI for maintaining that authentication of the 12 digit unique national identifier was not required for every transaction.

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    Aadhaar data leak can impact election outcome, says Supreme Court

    New Delhi: A leak of Aadhaar data can impact the outcome of an election, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday, voicing its concerns amid the raging controversy over the illegal use of Facebook data in the US elections. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, hearing a clutch of petitions challenging Aadhaar and the enabling 2016 law, referred to the Cambridge Analytica controversy and said these are not “imaginary apprehensions”

  • Aadhaar no reason to deny pension, says EPFO

    New Delhi : EPFO has asked banks not to deny monthly pension to people for want of biometric national ID, Aadhaar, and said that alternate means for identification should be used if needed.

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    Aadhaar can do little to stop banking frauds: Supreme Court to Centre

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today observed that Aadhaar can do little to stop banking frauds and also questioned the Centre for asking the entire population to link their mobile phones with the unique identity card “just to catch a few terrorists”.

  • Aadhaar cannot stop bank frauds, says SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that Aadhaar cannot stop bank frauds, adding, officials seemingly are hand in glove with the fraudsters. The top court’s five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, also observed that the Aadhaar can do little to stop it.

  • CVC to take Aadhaar route to detect bureaucratic corruption

    New Delhi : The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Sunday said since Aadhaar was being made mandatory for numerous financial transactions and property deals, it could be used effectively in tracking the ill-gotten wealth of corrupt bureaucrats.

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    Bhayandar: Fleecing, overcharging in the name of Aadhaar under MBMC’s nose

    Bhayandar: To end overcharging and to ensure that all enrolments, even those by private agencies, come under direct supervision of the authorities, Aadhaar-issuing authority Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had directed states to accommodate external sites to government or municipal premises. However, fleecing and overcharging enrollers continues with impunity right under the nose of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC).

  • Indore: State completes UID tagging of 2.5 lakh cattle

    Indore: Nearly 2.5 lakh cattle, out of around 90 lakh in state, have been stamped with unique identities, similar to the 12-digit Aadhaar number, to enhance their safety as well as increase milk production, officials said on Sunday.

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    People question Aadhaar, but ready to get naked before white man for visa: Alphons

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology KJ Alphons, while hitting out at sceptics who question the validity of Aadhaar, pointed out on Sunday that votaries of data protection do not hesitate to get body naked before the white man while applying for US visas.

  • Aadhaar data secure, only a supercomputer can hack, says UIDAI chief Ajay Bhushan Pandey

    New Delhi: Aadhaar data has been secured by a 2048-bit encryption key that will take a supercomputer more than the age of universe, or over 13 billion years, to crack, Ajay Bhushan Pandey, the chief of UIDAI which runs the identification programme, told the Supreme Court on Thursday, online media reports said.

  • Aadhaar data secure, those without unique number won’t suffer: UIDAI

    New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the biometric and demographic information of people who have enrolled for Aadhaar was secure, while no one will suffer loss of benefits for its lack.

  • Aadhaar case: SC allows PowerPoint presentation by UIDAI CEO in court today

    The Supremer Court has allowed CEO to make PowerPoint presentation by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Dr Ajay Bhushan Pandey, in court on Aadhaar scheme at 2.30 pm today. SC also asks petitioners opposed to Aadhaar scheme to prepare questionnaire after UIDAI CEO’s PowerPoint presentation.

  • Rahul Gandhi 2.0 is taking shape

    In the wake of the plenary, some have offered their resignations from party posts so that “youth and talent from across the country” can find a place at the party’s high table.