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SC upholds Aadhaar but with caution, both sides of debate claim victory

The verdict was widely welcomed, with both sides in the acrimonious debate over Aadhaar's merits, claiming victory.

26 Sep 2018 7:58 PM

Aadhaar neither creates surveillance state nor violates privacy: UIDAI

"Aadhaar Act has withstood the judicial scrutiny and the purpose of the Act is legitimate," it said.

26 Sep 2018 6:17 PM

Aadhaar: What needs to be linked, what does not

The Supreme Court brought out the list of services for which biometric ID Aadhaar needs to be mandatorily linked.

26 Sep 2018 2:56 PM

SC rules Aadhaar Act valid, but card need not be linked to mobile, bank

Top courted said Aadhaar empowered the marginalised, also ruled that private entities can't ask for it.

26 Sep 2018 11:17 AM

UIDAI’s rollout of face recognition for Aadhaar authentication expected today

Barely hours to go before Sep 15 deadline, mobile operators sought more time to implement the UIDAI-mandated face authentication feature.

15 Sep 2018 2:02 PM


UIDAI has multiple layers of security check to foil manipulation: CEO

Aadhaar system is designed in a manner that it has multiple layers of security.

14 Sep 2018 5:41 PM

Incorrect, irresponsible: UIDAI rejects report on Aadhaar software hacking

UIDAI said certain vested interests are deliberately trying to create confusion in minds of people which is completely unwarranted.

11 Sep 2018 8:55 PM

Schools cannot deny admission for lack of Aadhaar: UIDAI

The move by UIDAI is expected to come as a major relief to parents and students.

05 Sep 2018 1:16 PM

UIDAI relaxes minimum Aadhaar enrolment targets, deadlines for banks

Deadline and targets had been relaxed after certain banks flagged difficulties faced by them in achieving the targets.

31 Aug 2018 4:41 PM

Aadhaar, world’s largest biometric database sued for data leaks

The two-judge bench headed by Justice S Ravindra Bhat has asked UIDAI to submit a response to the petition filed by a law professor.

22 Aug 2018 12:34 PM


Delhi high court seeks UIDAI reply on Aadhaar security plea

Petition urges court to direct Centre to allow people to opt out of system.

22 Aug 2018 3:03 AM

UIDAI announces phased rollout of face authentication with telcos

Fingerprint in authentication will also enhance Aadhaar security as it will effectively curb fingerprint spoofing.

18 Aug 2018 2:12 PM

UIDAI plans public outreach on do's, don'ts of sharing ID number

UIDAI intends to equate Aadhaar number with other personal information to caution users against placing their details in public domain.

12 Aug 2018 6:38 PM

Axis Bank introduces iris authentication for Aadhaar-based transactions

Bank is also exploring the application of iris-based Aadhaar authentication for varied services such as loan processing.

10 Aug 2018 2:55 PM

TRAI chief, who threw Aadhaar challenge on Twitter, gets 2-year extension

Sharma disclosed his Aadhaar number on Twitter and challenged everyone to show how revealing unique number could harm him.

09 Aug 2018 5:48 PM


Disclosure of Aadhaar number doesn't increase digital vulnerability: TRAI Chief

TRAI chief was quick to add that intention behind disclosure of his 12-digit number was never to abet others disclose their Aadhaar numbers.

07 Aug 2018 4:19 PM

Aadhaar helpline number cannot steal data, says UIDAI

Google admitted that the number 18003001947 was added by it 'inadvertently' along with police and fire number.

06 Aug 2018 12:43 PM

Cyber expert: UIDAI using Indians as guinea pigs

A cyber expert came down heavily on Google and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for "breaching people's privacy".

06 Aug 2018 9:35 AM

Your data is safe: UIDAI rebuts 'scare-mongering' against Aadhaar

The UIDAI also emphasised that a number merely stored in the contact list cannot steal data from a mobile phone.

05 Aug 2018 8:52 PM

The Aadhaar Challenge

In an India where every government document had to be attested by a gazetted officer, the pendulum has swung to the other extreme.

05 Aug 2018 6:29 AM