Free voice calls no excuse for poor service quality, will not pass regulatory muster, says TRAI chief
TRAI officials conduct standard tests on roads, trains and other busy spots and any operator found to be giving poor service is punished, said Chairman RS Sharma
Aadhaar verdict no reason to celebrate for govt; Supreme Court points out several flaws in project's implementation
It is, perhaps, useful to remind that the Aadhaar Act and the Aadhaar project were under the lens — not the petitioners. If the question is whether the project came out unscathed, the answer is an unequivocal no.
Aadhaar hearing: Political liberties cannot be foregone for economic and social justice, states the Bench
The primary argument was on how the benefits of Aadhaar through providing a right to life with dignity to the poor, outweighed the right to privacy.
To be sure, three to four directors are likely to resign
On an average, people in India (9 percent) are three times more likely than any other country (3 percent) surveyed to have used 'iris recognition'.
This clarification by the UIDAI, which administers the Aadhaar project, comes in the wake of recent reports of breach in the security of Aadhaar data, which were misused for creating parallel databases.
The Aadhaar project, which now has a 600 million database, has been executed without a law to protect privacy. Now even UIDAI has petitioned the SC against using it for criminal probes
The Aadhaar biometrics project is an intolerable violation of the citizen's right to privacy and also parts of her body - the biometrics.
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.