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Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

UIDAI working to make smartphones as 'universal authenticator': CEO

At present, finger prints, iris and one-time password (OTP) are used for authentication

24 Nov 2021 12:57 PM

Aadhaar biometric data not meant for criminal investigation: UIDAI

The clarification came after a report emerged about purported use of Aadhaar biometric data for the purpose of investigating a crime.

22 Jun 2018 9:17 PM

Data of 1.34 lakh Aadhaar card holders 'leaked' from Andhra govt site

It revealed a person's bank account number, branch, father’s name, address, religion and caste, among other personal details.

26 Apr 2018 8:30 AM

Virtual ID not a cover-up for data breach, was planned years ago: UIDAI chief

The chief executive officer of UIDAI said the virtual ID would prevent profiling of individuals who applied for Aadhaar.

12 Jan 2018 8:53 AM

Journalists exposing Aadhaar breach deserve award, not FIR: Snowden

Snowden spoke in defence of the journalists and directly blamed the UIDAI as responsible for destroying the privacy of a billion Indians.

09 Jan 2018 9:58 AM


Govt committed to freedom of press: Law minister on UIDAI FIR

The Supreme Court made it clear that politicians should 'allow freedom of expression' during the hearing of another case.

08 Jan 2018 8:18 PM

Aadhaar breach: Journo says only tip of iceberg revealed, more to come

The journalist also appreciated the support that Chandigarh media, Delhi media and even international media has shown to her cause.

08 Jan 2018 2:22 PM