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Aadhaar not compulsory for central govt employees to get pension: Govt

There were reports of some retired employees facing difficulty in getting pension in absence of Aadhaar linkage with their bank accounts.

15 May 2018 3:36 PM

UIDAI defends Aadhaar scheme

Counsel says info kept confidential, no question of data breach.

26 Apr 2018 2:30 AM

Aadhaar law adequately safeguards against data breach: UIDAI to SC

Senior counsel Rakesh Diwedi, appearing for UIDAI, dispelled fears that UIDAI is collecting, storing personal information in ‘meta data’.

24 Apr 2018 8:50 PM

Aadhaar enhances dignity of poor, Centre tells SC

UIDAI tells SC that Aadhaar seeks to secure the poor and deprived sections of society providing an identity.

19 Apr 2018 2:10 AM

UIDAI brings updated QR code for offline Aadhaar verification

The new QR code, that now comes with photo, can be used in offline mode in a way that will safeguard against any tempering of documents.

18 Apr 2018 4:33 PM


Aadhaar not necessary for pensioners to submit life certificate: EPFO

Pensioners can now submit a life certificate without the 12-digit unique identity number.

11 Apr 2018 9:23 AM

Linking of PAN with Aadhaar does not violate right to privacy: UIDAI to SC

ASG Tushar Mehta told SC that 139AA of the Income Tax Act which provides for such linking meets with all the tests.

10 Apr 2018 5:58 PM

Aadhaar details help mentally-ill woman reunite with family in Delhi

In process of making woman's Aadhaar card, it was revealed that her biometric records preexisted in the Aadhaar database.

08 Apr 2018 4:13 PM

Aadhaar not a solution for all frauds, says Supreme Court

SC said Aadhaar is not a catch for all frauds and may not be a solution to all the ills, and, in particular, Bank frauds.

05 Apr 2018 9:16 PM

UIDAI unveils Virtual ID in beta form; service providers to use VID soon

In the beta form, users can generate their Virtual ID and use it to update address in Aadhaar online.

03 Apr 2018 6:24 PM


Database has minimal information on Aadhaar holders: UIDAI

The move comes at a time when the Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court is hearing a clutch of petitions challenging the Aadhaar Act.

03 Apr 2018 4:41 PM

UIDAI restores Airtel's authorisation for Aadhaar-based eKYC

The Unique Identification Authority of India has not lifted the ongoing suspension on Airtel Payments Bank's eKYC licence.

30 Mar 2018 6:20 PM

Govt extends deadline to June 30 for linking Aadhaar with welfare schemes

The extension has been given as govt wants to ensure that genuine beneficiaries who don't have Aadhaar are not denied benefits.

29 Mar 2018 10:03 AM

Data protection law will be set: UIDAI

Ajay Bhushan Pandey made it clear that the apprehensions with regard to leakage of data and security breach have no basis.

28 Mar 2018 7:03 AM

UIDAI to initiate stricter protection law for Aadhaar data

In a powerpoint presentation in the apex court, CEO of UIDAI made it clear that a leakage of Aadhaar data and security breach have no basis.

27 Mar 2018 6:08 PM


Ready to get naked before white man for visa: Union min on Aadhaar row

KJ Alphons assured that bio-metric data was with the UIDAI and that it has not been breached.

25 Mar 2018 4:27 PM

UIDAI calls report on new Aadhaar database leak ‘false, baseless’

'There is no truth as there has been absolutely no breach of UIDAIs Aadhaar database. Aadhaar remains safe and secure,' UIDAI said.

24 Mar 2018 9:35 PM

Supreme Court allows power point presentation on issue

From July this year, face identification will be used for authentication and soon QR codes on Aadhaar will have a photo.

23 Mar 2018 1:15 AM

Will take more than age of universe to hack data: Aadhaar chief to SC

UIDAI CEO Dr Ajay Bhushan Pandey said Aadhaar is one nationally acceptable robust verifiable ID card.

22 Mar 2018 7:35 PM

Son moves SC for biometric details of deceased father from UIDAI

The bench is hearing a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and it’s enabling Act.

16 Mar 2018 8:34 AM