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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
Does form-filling give us better security? DD thinks so

Jun 01, 2012

Does form-filling give us better security? DD thinks so

A Doordarshan effort to screen its employees for terror links is another futile effort that will have more costs than benefits. #KYC #Unique ID #Security #Doordarshan
How unique is unique ID? We may soon have three of them!

Apr 17, 2012

How unique is unique ID? We may soon have three of them!

In its policy document today, RBI urged banks to adopt a unique customer identification code system for their clients to enable faster processing of financial transactions. #RBI #JustSaying #Unique ID #bank loans #UCIC
Mr Nilekani, can you now feel Team Annas frustration?

Dec 09, 2011

Mr Nilekani, can you now feel Team Annas frustration?

The unique ID project that you head is slowly being whittled down. If they can do this to someone of your stature, imagine what they can do to the hapless Team Anna! #Anna Hazare #Corruption #Lokpal Bill #Governance #Nandan Nilekani #Unique ID #Aadhar
RBI hints at using Aadhaar for authentication in banking

Aug 01, 2011

RBI hints at using Aadhaar for authentication in banking

Unique Identification number with its biometric database could ensure that the person with the right identity is accessing personal financial data. #HowThisWorks #RBI #Aadhaar #Unique ID #Biometrics #Mobile banking #ATM
Nilekani wants to change your status from beggar to customer

Jul 06, 2011

Nilekani wants to change your status from beggar to customer

If Nandan Nilekani's proposals to replace subsidies on cooking gas, fuel and food with cash are implemented, you will go from being a mere beneficiary to a true customer with cash to spend. #Eye On India #Nandan Nilekani #Unique ID #Cash transfers #PolicyWatch