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Demonetisation, Aadhaar spurred digital payments growth : RBI

Demonetisation, Aadhaar spurred digital payments growth : RBI

🕔14:41, 9.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) After the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes in 2016 pushed digital payments, Aadhaar-enabled electronic know your customer (eKYC) resulted in an exponential growth of such payments in the country, according to a new

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The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

🕔14:53, 2.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 2  The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that amends the Aadhaar Act 2016 was introduced in the Lok Sabha amid opposition by the Congress and the Trinamool Congress (TMC). Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad,

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Reasonable restrictions on Aadhaar will further strengthen it : UIDAI

Reasonable restrictions on Aadhaar will further strengthen it : UIDAI

🕔21:10, 26.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Calling it historic and landmark, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgment on Aadhaar and said the reasonable conditions and restrictions imposed on the private usage of unique identity

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SC’s observations in Aadhaar case

SC’s observations in Aadhaar case

🕔20:32, 26.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the legality of Aadhaar restricting it to disbursement of social benefits and junking its requirement for cell phones and bank accounts. Here are the main observations of the apex court

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SC upholds Aadhaar but with modifications

SC upholds Aadhaar but with modifications

🕔13:15, 26.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 26  The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of the Aadhaar document but with modifications holding that the unique identity number will not be needed for opening bank accounts, admissions in schools or for getting mobile

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SC verdict on constitutional validity of Aadhaar likely on Wednesday

SC verdict on constitutional validity of Aadhaar likely on Wednesday

🕔09:06, 26.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court will likely pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on the batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar on grounds of it being violative of the fundamental right to privacy. Besides the validity

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Aadhaar-enabled biometric attendance system introduced in Tripura

Aadhaar-enabled biometric attendance system introduced in Tripura

🕔20:23, 21.Jul 2018

Agartala, July 21  An Aadhaar-enabled biometric attendance system was introduced in the Tripura Secretariat on Saturday to maintain employees are in their respective offices in time. Introducing the new system, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb asked the government employees and

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India must ensure privacy of biometric info: IMF on Aadhaar

India must ensure privacy of biometric info: IMF on Aadhaar

🕔19:37, 13.Apr 2018

Washington, April 13  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned that India should take necessary steps while implementing universal identification programmes like Aadhaar to ensure privacy and security controls. Identifying India as a leader in the biometric identification system, the

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

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

🕔20:15, 22.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 22  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

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Last date for Aadhaar based verification of mobile connections extended

Last date for Aadhaar based verification of mobile connections extended

🕔10:08, 22.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 22  The Central government on Wednesday extended the last date for re-verification of mobile connections through Aadhaar based E-KYC process, till “the matter is finally heard and the judgment is pronounced” by the Supreme Court. “… any

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SC extends Aadhaar linking deadline till its verdict

SC extends Aadhaar linking deadline till its verdict

🕔20:07, 13.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the deadline for linking of various services with Aadhaar till it delivers its judgment on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the biometrical identification scheme. Announcing the

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AS PER AADHAAR ACT, NO DENIAL FOR WANT OF AADHAAR: UIDAI

AS PER AADHAAR ACT, NO DENIAL FOR WANT OF AADHAAR: UIDAI

🕔19:39, 11.Feb 2018

New Delhi: Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has once again reiterated and asked the government departments/Ministries and State/UT governments to ensure that no essential service or benefit shall be denied to a genuine beneficiary for the want of Aadhaar

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Can Aadhaar-welfare schemes linking, preventing data aggregation be balanced: SC

Can Aadhaar-welfare schemes linking, preventing data aggregation be balanced: SC

🕔19:20, 30.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 30  The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned if it was possible to strike a balance on linking Aadhaar with the disbursal of benefits under the social welfare schemes and protecting the data on individuals from being aggregated.

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Aadhaar enabled government to eliminate middlemen: President

Aadhaar enabled government to eliminate middlemen: President

🕔12:28, 29.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 29  President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said Aadhaar has helped the government in “eliminating middlemen” and save over Rs 57,000 crore. “Aadhaar has helped in securing the rights of the poor by eliminating middlemen. At present,

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This is how UIDAI’s ‘Virtual ID’ for Aadhaar will work

This is how UIDAI’s ‘Virtual ID’ for Aadhaar will work

🕔10:31, 11.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 11  The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday introduced ‘Virtual ID’ (VID) to safeguard Aadhaar cardholders’ data. VID will be a 16-digit, randomly-generated number which can be used for authentication instead of the original Aadhaar number,

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SC to take up Aadhaar pleas on Thursday

SC to take up Aadhaar pleas on Thursday

🕔11:34, 13.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 13 The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of mandatory linking of Aadhaar to various schemes. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Wednesday said the matter will

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Aadhaar to be big weapon against benami properties : PM Modi

Aadhaar to be big weapon against benami properties : PM Modi

🕔12:47, 30.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Describing Aadhaar as a major “power” to bring about an “irreversible change” in the common man’s life, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the Unique Identification Number will now be used in cases involving

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JAM trinity helped government save $10 bn leak: Modi

JAM trinity helped government save $10 bn leak: Modi

🕔13:33, 23.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 23  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it must be ensured that digital space doesn’t become a playground for forces of terror and radicalization and that the Jan Dhan Yojna, Aadhaar and Mobile trinity (JAM) had

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Aadhaar data is never breached or leaked: UIDAI

Aadhaar data is never breached or leaked: UIDAI

🕔11:18, 20.Nov 2017

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) responding to a news report, appeared in certain section of media on “210 Govt sites made Aadhaar info public” as if Aadhaar data is leaked or breached, has said

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Biometric attendance system in railway offices by January

Biometric attendance system in railway offices by January

🕔12:30, 5.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The Railway Ministry has planned to install Aadhar-based biometric attendance system in all its zones and divisions by January 31, 2018, an official said on Sunday. The railway official told IANS: “The Railway Board has came

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