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Why it should be NPR plus Aadhaar, not NPR or Aadhaar

Jun 30, 2014

Why it should be NPR plus Aadhaar, not NPR or Aadhaar

The home ministry is giving NPR primacy over Nandan Nilekani's Aadhaar. Actually, Rajnath Singh should use both, and the objective should be to identify illegal immigrants, but not throw them out. #Rajnath Singh #Nandan Nilekani #Unique ID #The Neighbourhood #NPR #Nepalese #Bangladeshi Illegal Immigrants
Neta Nilekani is fine, but I still wouldn't buy his Aadhaar

Sep 18, 2013

Neta Nilekani is fine, but I still wouldn't buy his Aadhaar

Nilekani has proved his ability to survive in politics by weathering all storms on the Aadhaar project, but the project is seriously flawed and compromises privacy. #India #Congress #Nandan Nilekani #UIDAI #Social Security #UniqueID #Aadhaar project
Why is Aadhaar being shoved down our throats?

Apr 15, 2013

Why is Aadhaar being shoved down our throats?

There is no legal mandate to issue Aadhaar to all Indian residents. But the Unique ID is being pushed without legal sanction or any privacy protection #Nandan Nilekani #Aadhaar #PolicyWatch #UIDAI #Direct cash transfers #UniqueID
Cash transfers: Come polls, NAC views go into dustbin

Dec 27, 2012

Cash transfers: Come polls, NAC views go into dustbin

The UPA and Sonia Gandhi are turning a deaf year to their own National Advisory Council's apprehensions on cash transfers. #Sonia Gandhi #Rahul Gandhi #NAC #Aadhaar #Unique ID #Cash transfers
Unique ID is dangerous for you; it should be scrapped

Dec 18, 2012

Unique ID is dangerous for you; it should be scrapped

The Unique ID scheme is poorly conceived and may end up trampling on citizen rights, including privacy. It should be scrapped. #Aadhaar #In My Opinion #Unique ID Scheme

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Unique ID is dangerous for you; it should be scrapped

Aug 28, 2014

Double take as eight sets of twins join same school

There will be plenty of double takes at one secondary school, where eight sets of twins have joined the new intake of first-year students. The 16 students at Colaiste Ide agus Iosef in Abbeyfeale, were among the 125 new students who completed their f...
Unique ID is dangerous for you; it should be scrapped

Aug 30, 2014

Bitcoin shows staying power as retailers chase digital sparkle

Bitcoin is catching on at US online merchants including Overstock.com and Expedia, as customers use the digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown but is now showing some staying power. Though sales paid for in bitcoin so far at... #Expedia, Inc. #Overstock.com, Inc. #California #Dish Network #Menlo Park #George Peabody
Unique ID is dangerous for you; it should be scrapped

Aug 07, 2014

Here’s the secret trick to make Comcast give you good customer service

By now, we all know about Comcast’s customer service — it really is terrible and it’s a direct reflection of the fact that Comcast is much more interested in upselling you on pricier products than on actually fixing your problems. However, The Verge’... #Expedia, Inc. #Overstock.com, Inc. #California #Dish Network #Menlo Park #George Peabody