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Google takes responsibility for UIDAI number in contact list

Google stated that it was at their end that defunct helpline number was coded into device in 2014 and remained there since.

04 Aug 2018 8:34 AM

Biometrics under Aadhaar safe: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad said the government has provided a proper framework for Aadhaar by creating a legislative framework to back it.

04 Aug 2018 5:34 AM

To ensure data safety, a better vision needed

In the context of private data protection versus the State, the committee’s recommendations are fairly status quoist.

04 Aug 2018 1:45 AM

Row over Aadhaar helpline number in mobiles

No directive issued to telcos or phone makers: UIDAI

04 Aug 2018 12:06 AM

Not asked makers, operators to include helpline number on phones: UIDAI

The UIDAI's valid toll free number is 1947, which is functional for more than the last two years.

03 Aug 2018 5:34 PM


Nothing to do with Aadhaar helpline being added to phones: UIDAI

Thousands of Android phone users asked UIDAI how Aadhaar helpline number was pre-saved in their contact list.

03 Aug 2018 2:50 PM

After TRAI chief’s dare, UIDAI advises not to share Aadhaar publicly

'Such activities are uncalled for and should be refrained as these are not in accordance with the law,' UIDAI said.

31 Jul 2018 9:45 PM

Dare goes wrong? Man deposits Re 1 in TRAI chief’s account over Aadhaar challenge

The Twitter user also claimed that Re 1 transaction revealed that R S Sharma’s Aadhaar is mapped to an account in Bank of India.

30 Jul 2018 3:55 PM

Personal details of TRAI chief not hacked from Aadhaar database: UIDAI

TRAI chief on Saturday shared his Aadhaar number publicly, daring anyone to show how mere knowledge of number can be misused to harm him.

29 Jul 2018 7:31 PM

Niti Aayog’s role shrinks, sees 87 per cent fall in outlay

Fewer number of centrally sponsored schemes cited as reason for fall in allocation.

27 Jul 2018 9:15 AM


Govt serious about protecting Aadhaar data, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad also said that the government is awaiting a report by a committee of experts on data protection.

20 Jul 2018 3:55 PM

Treat virtual ID, UID token as Aadhaar number: UIDAI to agencies

Virtual ID system and UID token are different forms of Aadhaar number, and those should be deemed as the 12-digit biometric number.

18 Jul 2018 4:00 PM

Apps should collect minimal data like Aadhar: TRAI chief

Sharma said the encryption standard should be proportional to the security that needs to be achieved.

18 Jul 2018 9:52 AM

Airtel Payments Bank gets RBI, UIDAI nod to resume taking new customers

The company had denied any wrong doing and streamlined its processes to comply with the regulations.

12 Jul 2018 12:49 PM

CISF takes over security of UIDAI centre in Delhi

Senior CISF and UIDAI officials were present during the event in which the forces’ flag was unfurled, he said.

03 Jul 2018 5:09 AM


18,000 bank branches, post offices have Aadhaar facility now: UIDAI

UIDAI had in July last year asked private as well as public sector banks to set up Aadhaar facility.

20 Jun 2018 12:52 PM

UIDAI delays face recognition for Aadhaar verification until Aug 1

It is aimed at helping people who face difficulty in biometric authentication due to old age.

13 Jun 2018 7:12 PM

UIDAI delays face recognition rollout for Aadhaar till August 1

The UIDAI has delayed introduction of face recognition facility for Aadhaar by one month to get enough time to prepare for a smooth rollout.

13 Jun 2018 6:28 PM

UIDAI relaxes daily Aadhaar updation target for bank branches

Bank Aadhaar Kendras are being set up with a view to make the Aadhaar verification process of bank accounts convenient for the people.

31 May 2018 7:00 PM

UIDAI extends deadline to deploy Virtual ID system to July 1

The Virtual ID (VID) feature is aimed at giving users the option of not sharing their Aadhaar number.

31 May 2018 2:58 PM