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Free voice calls no excuse for poor service quality, will not pass regulatory muster, says TRAI chief
Business

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
India

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
India

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.

India is ahead of other countries in adoption of biometric technologies: HSBC report
News & Analysis

India is ahead of other countries in adoption of biometric technologies: HSBC report

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'.

UIDAI reaffirms that Aadhaar data is safe and secure
News & Analysis

UIDAI reaffirms that Aadhaar data is safe and secure

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.

How Nilekani compromised us on Aadhaar: Now, even UIDAI worries about misuse
Economy

How Nilekani compromised us on Aadhaar: Now, even UIDAI worries about misuse

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 trap: Why you should be really, really worried
Economy

The Aadhaar trap: Why you should be really, really worried

The Aadhaar biometrics project is an intolerable violation of the citizen's right to privacy and also parts of her body - the biometrics.

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

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.