Unique Identification Authority of India

Businesses to pay for Aadhaar services

New Delhi: Business organisations using Aadhaar services will now have to pay Rs 20 for each customer verification and 50 paise for authe...Read More

Aadhaar data breach report incorrect: UIDAI tells Delhi High Court

Aadhaar data breach report incorrect: UIDAI tells Delhi High Court

New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that reports regarding security bre...Read More

Cos failing to comply with Aadhaar Act norms may be liable for up to Rs 1-crore fine

Cos failing to comply with Aadhaar Act norms may be liable for up to Rs 1-crore fine

New Delhi: The government has proposed a penalty of up to Rs 1 crore on entities that violate the provisions of the Aadhaar Act, with an ...Read More

The pros and cons of Aadhaar

Aadhaar is the world’s largest biometric ID system issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), a statutory authority ...Read More

Can’t use Aadhaar biometrics to identify the dead: UIDAI

Can’t use Aadhaar biometrics to identify the dead: UIDAI

New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) told the Delhi High Court on Monday that it was technically not possible ...Read More

UIDAI plans Aadhaar Seva Kendras; project cost at Rs 300-400 crore

UIDAI plans Aadhaar Seva Kendras; project cost at Rs 300-400 crore

New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India  (UIDAI) plans to set up ‘Aadhaar Seva Kendras’, similar to the concept of Passpo...Read More

Data lying with private firms a major concern

New Delhi : Terming the Supreme Court verdict on Aadhaar a breath of fresh air for Indian citizens, cyber law experts on Wednesday said t...Read More

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Reasonable restrictions on Aadhaar will further strengthen it: UIDAI

New Delhi : Calling it historic and landmark, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Cour...Read More

Aadhaar verdict: Justice Ashok Bhushan concurs with majority verdict

Aadhaar verdict: Justice Ashok Bhushan concurs with majority verdict

New Delhi: Justice Ashok Bhushan, in his separate verdict in the Aadhaar case, concurred with the majority three-judge judgement and said...Read More

Supreme Court seeks Attorney General’s assistance on UIDAI move to neutralise negative sentiments

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought assistance of Attorney General K.K. Venugopal in the hearing of a petition by a Trinmool Co...Read More

Sunday Gyaan! Not yet applied for your Aadhaar Card? Here’s how to do it

Sunday Gyaan! Not yet applied for your Aadhaar Card? Here’s how to do it

The Aadhaar card has become perhaps the most important document for an Indian. Without Aadhaar card, nowadays it’s pretty much hard to ev...Read More

UIDAI makes facial recognition mandatory for all services amid Aadhaar data security debates

UIDAI makes facial recognition mandatory for all services amid Aadhaar data security debates

While the security of data linked with Aadhaar is already been in debates for a while, now the Unique Identification Authority of India (...Read More

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Delhi HC seeks reply of UIDAI, Centre on plea seeking exemplary damages for Aadhaar data leak

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to file response on ...Read More

UIDAI announces phased rollout of face authentication with telcos from Sept 15

UIDAI announces phased rollout of face authentication with telcos from Sept 15

New Delhi : Aadhaar-issuing body UIDAI has finally announced a phased rollout of face recognition feature as an additional mode of authen...Read More

Disclosure of Aadhaar number doesn’t increase ‘digital vulnerabilities’, says TRAI chief RS Sharma

Disclosure of Aadhaar number doesn’t increase ‘digital vulnerabilities’, says TRAI chief RS Sharma

New Delhi: Outgoing Trai chairman R S Sharma — whose open dare to Twitterati on Aadhaar misuse had caused a social media furore — asserte...Read More

BJP govt turning Aadhaar into surveillance tool, says Chavan

Mumbai : Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday accused the BJP government of working hand in glove with global ...Read More

TRAI chief’s Aadhaar dare: UIDAI warns people not to share Aadhaar number

TRAI chief’s Aadhaar dare: UIDAI warns people not to share Aadhaar number

New Delhi: Days after TRAI chief’s Aadhaar dare created a flutter, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Tuesday asked ...Read More

Use of Aadhaar data to crack crimes not allowed under law, says UIDAI

Use of Aadhaar data to crack crimes not allowed under law, says UIDAI

New Delhi : A day after NCRB made a case for limited Aadhaar data access for the police to crack crimes, UIDAI on Friday asserted that us...Read More

UIDAI delays face recognition roll-out for Aadhaar verification until August 1

New Delhi: The Aadhaar-issuing body UIDAI has delayed the introduction of face recognition facility for authentication by one month to Au...Read More

Aadhaar card helps eighty-year old  in Kerala to reunite with family

Aadhaar card helps eighty-year old in Kerala to reunite with family

Thiruvananthapuram: Eighty-year old Bhasi had nothing but some soiled currency notes in his pocket when he was travelling in a state-run ...Read More