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May 23, 2018
Aadhaar misuse: As many as 164 UID related frauds reported since 2011; highest in 2018, reveals dataIn the six years since the launch of the Aadhaar programme in September 2011, 164 cases of forged or fake Aadhaar numbers and Aadhaar-related banking frauds have been reported
May 03, 2018
Karnataka polls: Narendra Modi transcends language barrier as Kannadigas find untranslated Hindi speeches betterIn Hyderabad-Karnataka, people can easily understand Hindi, but in Mumbai-Karnataka it is a bit tough to interact in the language," said Hanumanthappa Doddamani, 45, electrician.
Apr 23, 2018
Linking Aadhaar, PAN cards mandatory for opening of bank accounts under new KYC guidelines: RBIIn the amended Customer Due Diligence (CDD) procedure, RBI said, "The Aadhaar number, the PAN or Form No. 60" need to be obtained from an individual who is eligible for applying for the biometric ID.
Apr 15, 2018
Kathua and Unnao cases: Linking sexual crimes with identity politics obstructs reforms in rape lawsIt is only when there is outrage primarily about the rape, and not about how brutal it was or how it would pit one community against another — for example, the Kathua rape case — that real radical reform will follow
Apr 06, 2018
IBM partners with non-profit organisation Sovrin to build a global decentralized identity system based on blockchainSovrin’s identity network uses distributed ledger technology, or blockchain, to enable the secure exchange of cryptographically-signed credentials
Mar 29, 2018
Urvashi Rautela in a double role she never signed up for: Hotel room booked using actress' Aadhaar detailsTake it easy, Urvashi! While Urvashi Rautela has never shied away from baring it all, the Aadhar card did contain life-threatening details, like her age.
Mar 16, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Entire Aadhaar project is beyond the stated objectives of Aadhaar Act, argue petitionersThe issues raised included that the entire Aadhaar project is beyond the Act’s objectives, the excessive data collection under KYR+ and State Resident Data Hubs (SRDHs),
Feb 10, 2018
Nagaland Election 2018: NPF will retain power, says MLA Kuzholuzo Nienu, predicts BJP to get not more than 3-6 seatsNagaland home minister Kuzholuzo Nienu exuded confidence that his Naga People's Front (NPF) will retain power in Nagaland by securing more than 30 seats in the 27 February elections while BJP will only get three to six seats
Feb 08, 2018
Supreme Court questions West Bengal govt over its anti-Aadhaar stance, asks its opinion on 'one-nation, one-identity'The Supreme Court today questioned the West Bengal government for its stand against the Centre's Aadhaar scheme, saying what was wrong in having 'one-nation, one-identity' for all Indians through the measure.
Jan 24, 2018
Assam's small tea growers get identity card with QR code to enable trading on mobile appThe Tea Board on Wednesday said it has initiated the process of issuance of an identity card with Quick Response Code to the small tea growers of Assam and the first batch of cards was distributed last week in the state's Bongaigaon district.