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    Gender reassignment: Mumbai’s St George Hospital demands child’s Aadhaar before surgery

    Mumbai: The five-year-old slated to undergo gender reassignment at St George Hospital will have to wait, as hospital authorities have instructed the family to obtain an Aadhaar card for the child. “Since the child has no birth certificate or any identification proof, we cannot perform surgery. We have asked the father to make an Aadhaar card or obtain a birth certificate for the a child,” said a doctor.

  • “Aadhaar not proof of citizenship”, says Thane court to illegal Bangladeshi immigrant

    Thane: A Thane court has rejected the bail plea of a 42-year-old Bangladeshi national arrested for illegally staying in India and observed that an Aadhaar card cannot be considered proof of citizenship. District Judge R S Patil Bhosale rejected the bail application of Mohammad Nasir Hafiz Saddar, who was booked under IPC sections pertaining to cheating and forgery, and provisions of the Passport (Entry into India) Act and the Foreigners Act along

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    Bombay HC allows 25 people to file tax returns without Aadhaar details

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday permitted 25 people to file their income tax returns without their Aadhaar card details. A division bench headed by Justice M S Sanklecha was hearing petitions filed by 25 people, including teachers, architects, journalists and activists, seeking a direction to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Income Tax department to accept their ITR forms without their Aadhaar card details.

  • Centre moots linking driving license with Aadhaar card

    Dehradun : Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that he is in talks with Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari to link driving license with Aadhaar card.

  • Airtel Payments Bank appoints ex-ICICI executive Anubrata Biswas as MD, CEO

    New Delhi, Airtel Payments Bank today said that it has appointed former ICICI Bank senior executive Anubrata Biswas as its Managing Director and CEO. “We are delighted to have Anubrata on board. I am confident that his experience will add immense value to the bank’s agenda of financial inclusion and digital leadership. I wish him the very best for his new assignment,” Airtel Payments Bank, Chairman, Sunil Bharti Mittal said in a

  • Shocking! Aadhaar data of 1.34 lakh leaked on Andhra Pradesh government website

    After repeated claims of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), that the Aadhaar data cannot be breached, a new data leak has come forth in which almost 1.34 lakh Aadhaar card holders’ sensitive data was leaked from the Andhra Pradesh State Housing Corporation website.

  • Thane: Poor people denied ration for no Aadhaar link

    Thane: The Aadhaar link to ration card has completely failed, the fact was disclosed in the meeting of the rationing officers, shopkeepers, ration card holders and NCP MLA in Thane on Thursday.

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    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.

  • Plea in Delhi HC against Aadhaar requirement for e-filing tax returns

    New Delhi: The Delhi Court today sought the Centre’s and tax authority CBDT’s response on a plea opposing the requirement of quoting Aadhaar number or linking it with PAN in e-filing tax returns. The issue was raised before a bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla by two lawyers, one of them a senior advocate, whose income tax returns were not accepted by the e-filing portal of the Income Tax

  • Urvashi Rautela’s identity thief ‘just wanted to relax’ by booking the hotel room

    In latest development regarding the Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela’s Aadhaar card misuse case, the woman, who had allegedly misused the Aadhaar card of actress Urvashi Rautela, told the Bandra Police that she had found the card in an autorickshaw and booked the five-star hotel room in the actress’s name as she ‘just wanted to relax.’

  • 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.