The petition has sought a direction to the Centre, UIDAI, NCRB and all the states to scan biometrics of unidentified bodies and process them with Aadhaar portal to trace any pre-existing biometric details.
Aadhaar hearing: Supreme Court questions why both right to privacy and right to food cannot be secured under the Constitution
The Bench observed that the lack of choice with the means of identification indicated a lack of proportionality with the restriction imposed.
FIR filed against Delhi AAP MLA Naresh Balyan for saying officers 'should be beaten up for obstructing public work'
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Naresh Balyan has been booked for saying that officers obstructing public work "should be beaten up"
In 3-4 years, financial transactions on phones to replace ATMs, debit and credit cards: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
Kant said that India is the only country in the world with billion biometrics and as many mobile phones and bank accounts and therefore, in future, it will be the only nation which will make a lot of disruptions.
Wikileaks point to report alleging CIA could have access to Aadhaar data; officials say database is secure
Wikileaks sent out a tweet on Friday, which almost seems to allege that central intelligence agency (CIA) spies might already be having access to the Aadhaar database.
Any database like Aadhaar that collects biometric information puts people at unnecessary risk and hands unnecessary power to the govt.
Emphasising that Aadhaar is completely "safe, secure and robust", the government on Monday slammed the opposition for allegedly trying to paint it as a "tragedy" to the country.
UIDAI has blacklisted 1000 operators, FIRs filed against 20 individuals with regards to Aadhaar enrolment
The UIDAI has blacklisted or suspended around 1,000 operators while FIRs have been filed against 20 individuals in the last three months for malpractices such as charging for Aadhaar enrolment.
Aadhaar data cannot be leaked as the UIDAI system is foolproof, the government said today amid controversy over leakage of cricketer M S Dhoni's personal details on social media.
The I-T department has developed a mobile app for paying taxes and tracking refunds and is considering issuing PANs on real time basis using Aadhaar biometric.