The Supreme Court's decision to uphold the constitutional validity of Aadhaar has garnered a variety of responses from media outlets: some in favour, others not so much.
Aadhaar hearing: Supreme Court expresses concerns with data breaches, Aadhaar security and profiling
The issue of data breaches from points other than the CIDR was also raised. Also, the Bench refused to extend the deadline for Section 7 benefits.
In a bid to protect privacy, idle background apps in Android P will be prevented from using the cameras
Keeping track of apps requesting camera access is an evolution of the changes that were made to camera service with Android Marshmallow 6.0.
The petitioners argued that there can be a voluntary ID card system without authentication data that would not be used to collect data.
Aadhaar Virtual ID is a proactive move to fix privacy holes but might be useless without critical updates
Virtual ID is a welcome acknowledgment of the privacy and security issues with Aadhaar, as opposed to the UIDAI’s characteristic denial of privacy.
Shatrughan Sinha on Monday wondered if the people of the country were living in a "banana republic", saying a journalist who did a story on Aadhaar was hauled up.
A Kargil martyr widow was denied treatment in a private hospital in Haryana's Sonipat town and lost her life for not having an Aadhaar card to get her admitted.
A 10-year-old boy was allegedly beaten up by his school teacher after he failed to bring his UID (Unique Identification) number, the police said on Sunday.
The plan mooted last month emphasised that those who opt for biometric identification through Aadhaar.
India's Aadhaar system has been praised by a global body on financial reforms, the Financial Stability Board.
The UIDAI has said there is no question of turning back residents seeking enrolment.
Rajiv Gandhi's remark that only 15 paise of every rupee meant for welfare of downtrodden reaches them found mention in the Supreme Court judgement which said this "malaise" can be taken care of by Aadhaar scheme
The observations came while upholding the validity of a law making Aadhaar mandatory for allotment of PAN and filing of Income Tax (I-T) returns.
The government proposes to make it mandatory for Indian air travellers to provide a Unique Identification (UID) like Aadhaar, passport or PAN card at the time of booking tickets, Civil Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha said on Thursday, while announcing the launch of the digital travel experience initiative - Digiyatra - for fliers.
Digiyatra aims to link IDs such as Aadhaar, passport or PAN card to the airlines' PNR to facilitate a "seamless experience" of passing through airports.
Department of Technology issues guidelines for protecting Aadhaar data months after information leaks
The document naturally contains some information obvious but crucial for protecting the privacy and identity of Aadhaar card holders.
The first ever Aadhaar-authenticated OS uses iris-biometric technology for a secure identification and authentication modality.
To make passenger entry easier and elevate the level of security at airports across India, the civil aviation ministry is close to rolling out Aadhar-enabled entry in all the airports across the country.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the debate on "obsolete" ideas like paper ballot versus electronic voting machines and cash as opposed to digital payment, saying they are diversionary tactics.