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Mar 30, 2017
Aadhaar: After enrolling 88% of India's population, here's how govt plans to sign up the restMore than 1.12 billion Indians–88.2% of the population–have now been enrolled for Aadhaar, India’s controversial biometric national identity programme.
Mar 30, 2017
GST Bills passed in Lok Sabha: Will the implementation now be another Indian ‘jugaad’?The challenge really begins now and getting the system moving from July is fairly audacious as these ends appear not to have been tied
Mar 27, 2017
Aadhaar card can't be made mandatory for govt welfare schemes: Supreme CourtSupreme Court on Monday told the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government at the Centre that they cannot make Aadhar card mandatory to extend benefits of its welfare schemes.
May 07, 2016
Govt to issue unique identity number for start-up enterprisesStart-up enterprises will get a unique identity that will help them to seamlessly interact with a host of government departments.
Mar 16, 2016
Win for Modi govt? Lok Sabha rejects four amendments, passes Aadhaar Bill in original formRajya Sabha had suggested four amendments to the Aadhaar Bill
Mar 11, 2016
Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar bill aimed at better targeting of govt subsidies, servicesThe Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Aadhaar bill to provide a unique identity to residents and give legal teeth to the government in ensuring that its subsidies and services directly reach the beneficiaries in entirety.
Feb 02, 2016
Can NREGA's success be replicated in urban areas as well to create robust infrastructureNREGA is evidently an excellent scheme which needs to be replicated in other areas too like urban locations where labour can be used for creating infrastructure and rewarded with a fair wage
Jan 14, 2016
Aadhaar card helped India increase access and reduce corruption: World BankStating that India increased access and reduced public corruption through the Aadhaar scheme, the World Bank says digital technologies can promote inclusion, efficiency, and innovation.
Oct 30, 2015
About 93 percent of adults in India have Aadhaar card, says UIDAIUnique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Friday said 93 per cent of adults in India voluntarily possess Aadhaar number, as per a recent finding.
Aug 17, 2015
Home ministry plans database of jail inmates' fingerprints, critics say it's a violation of rightsLess than a year after PM Modi called for enrollment of prisoners in the Aadhaar scheme, the home ministry has decided to establish a national fingerprint database by collating records held by all states.