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Jan 04, 2019
No general scheme for adults to opt out of Aadhaar programme as SC did not ask for one, says governmentMinister of State for Electronics and IT, S S Ahluwalia, says in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha that there is an Aadhaar exit scheme only for children.
Dec 26, 2018
Review petition filed in SC seeking re-examination of its Aadhaar verdictThe petition challenges the verdict that Aadhaar Act does not violate the right to privacy.
Sep 26, 2018
Aadhaar verdict: Congress welcomes SC decision of its delinking from private entities, calls it 'slap on face of BJP'The Supreme Court has declared the Centre's flagship Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid.
May 10, 2018
Justice DY Chandrachud calls Aadhaar authentication 'serious issue', recalls how ailing mother faced problems to get pensionSupreme Court judge, Justice DY Chandrachud, the son of late Chief Justice of India YV Chandrachud, on Thursday recalled a personal experience during the hearing on the Aadhaar issue
Mar 07, 2018
Aadhaar mandatory linking to services and welfare schemes may extend beyond 31 March, Centre tells SCThe deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar may be further extended beyond 31 March.
Jan 19, 2018
State can't compel citizens to give personal info, say Aadhaar petitioners; SC points out people do that voluntarily with private cosA forceful argument that the State cannot compel a citizen to part with personal information to a private entity, prompted the Supreme Court on Thursday to point out that people voluntarily gave such inputs to private insurance or mobile companies.
Nov 16, 2017
UIDAI approves SIM re-verification via OTP for existing telecom subscribersThe Unique Identification Authority of India has approved the blueprint presented by telcos to operationalise new modes like OTP for Aadhaar-based SIM re-verification of existing subscribers from 1 December.
Jul 20, 2017
Right to privacy debate highlights: Supreme Court bench questions petitioners, raises security concernsThe Supreme Court decided to set up a nine-judge bench to decide whether right to privacy can be declared as a fundamental right.
Jul 19, 2017
Supreme Court hearing Aadhaar petitions: Right to privacy is sacred; Govt must salvage UID schemeThe government's idea of Aadhaar, as a mandatory factor to live as a law-abiding citizen, hinges upon what the Supreme Court's constitutional bench is about to rule on 'Right to Privacy' issue.
Jul 09, 2017
Read an excerpt from Aadhaar: A Biometric History of India’s 12-Digit RevolutionIn a new book — coinciding with the eighth anniversary of the announcement by Pranab Mukherjee that led to the creation of Aadhaar — senior journalist Shankkar Aiyar comprehensively traces the history of the unique identification system