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Delhi HC

Delhi HC impleads UIDAI on a plea which sought biometric to trace missing children

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday impleaded UIDAI as a party while hearing a plea which sought directions to Centre to utilize the information...
Govt ready to accommodate in UIDAI’s social media agency, AG tells SC

Govt ready to accommodate in UIDAI’s social media agency, AG tells SC

The Centre on Tuesday (Sep 11) informed the Supreme Court of its readiness to accommodate suggestions in the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)’s...
Aadhaar: Familiar Face

Aadhaar: Familiar Face

Above: UIDAI has announced taking on-the-spot live pictures as a new measure for every authentication that requires Aadhaar UIDAI rolls out an additional feature though...
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, UIDAI on plea for legal framework against data leaks

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, UIDAI on plea for legal framework against data...

The Delhi High Court has admitted a plea seeking the setting up of a legal framework to deal with data leaks and exemplary damages...
Justice Srikrishna Report: Muddying the Waters

Justice Srikrishna Report: Muddying the Waters

Above: Justice BN Srikrishna and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad share the dais after submission of the data protection report prepared by the Committee...
Aadhaar linkages issue: Hearings complete, SC reserves its order

Aadhaar linkages issue: Hearings complete, SC reserves its order

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A K Sikri, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud, and Ashok Bhushan, hearing...
Aadhaar linkages case: More Aadhaar hurdles mentioned before SC

Aadhaar linkages case: More Aadhaar hurdles mentioned before SC

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud, A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan, hearing...
SC says Aadhaar Act constitutionally valid, strikes down some provisions

Aadhaar linkages case: SC not happy with idea of Aadhaar as universal identity

Hearing the case about Aadhaar linkages the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and...
AADHAAR

Aadhaar linkages issue: We’re numbering human beings. This is exactly what Hitler did, says...

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan resumed hearing on...
SC reminds UIDAI CEO that security systems and laws are essential for data

SC reminds UIDAI CEO that security systems and laws are essential for data

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan, hearing Aadhaar and...
Photo: Wikimedia.org

Aadhaar Bridge: The Aadhaar Conundrum

The UIDAI-promoted Aadhaar is getting more complicated by the day. The on-going hearing in the Supreme Court is focused on potential security breaches. Adding...
Aadhaar

UIDAI chief gives presentation, says Aadhaar data is safe

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan, hearing Aadhaar and...
Aadhaar linkages case: UIDAI chief likely to make PPT presentation in SC tomorrow

Aadhaar linkages case: UIDAI chief likely to make PPT presentation in SC tomorrow

With the centre now making its submissions before the Supreme Court to defend its decision of making Aadhaar-linking with various services mandatory, the Constitution...
Aadhaar linkages matter: Constitution Bench won’t sit today

Poor infrastructure, errors, fraud, all make a dangerous mix in Aadhaar, says Vishwanathan

Senior Counsel K V Vishwanathan, who had started his submissions on Tuesday, carried on from where he had left off, before the Constitution bench on Wednesday (March...
Aadhaar linkages case: Dwivedi admits ‘Maybe the method is wrong, but it's ultimately the matter of pride pertaining to the condition of recognition”

No one can be denied essential services for not having Aadhaar, says UIDIAI

Taking serious note of media reports on denial of essential services in the absence of Aadhaar, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has...
Aadhaar linkages hearing: Shyam Divan shows how “surveillance” raj was not what the Constitution promised Indian citizens

Aadhaar linkages hearing: Shyam Divan shows how “surveillance” raj was not what the Constitution...

The hearings on Aadhaar and its various linkages and privacy and security issued attached to them started again before the Supreme Court constitution bench...
Aadhaar linkages case: Venugopal says “we entirely deny data leakage”

Divan points out technical faults, lack of legal framework and the sheer unconstitutionality of...

Photo: Anil Shakya The Aadhaar hearings continued for the second day before the Supreme Court constitution bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A...
Rachna Khaira's (left) report on the UIDAI data breach shook the government but her editor Harish Khare supported her

Shooting the Messenger

Above: Rachna Khaira's (left) report on the UIDAI data breach shook the government but her editor Harish Khare supported her Filing an FIR against the...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

CHASING TRUMP The Prime Minister’s aides are trying to squeeze as much as possible out of Narendra Modi’s hectic 24-hour trip to Davos to...
Illustrations: Anthony Lawrence

Finding the Link!

  ~By Dilip Bobb The entire country is in a panic following orders from the GOI—government of India or Mai Baap as some call it—that...
Photo: Anil Shakya

An Aadhaar of Dangerous Liaisons

This initiative of the government is fraught with problems as biometric data can get mismatched and cards deactivated, bringing life to a complete standstill ~By...
Jubilation in Nairobi after election results were declared. These results were annulled by the Supreme Court.

Lessons for India: High-tech Kenyan voting system hacked, Supreme Court annuls elections

Above: Jubilation in Nairobi after election results were declared. These results were annulled by the Supreme Court. ~By Sujit Bhar A recent news item about the...
Aadhaar Crime Bomb

Aadhaar Crime Bomb

Above: Access to basic services like health and education will also be determined by biometric scans. The government’s decision to link these vital numbers to...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

The Herd Mentality

  ~By Dilip Bobb   Sacred Cow used to be an idiom, now it’s a uidai, following the centre’s report to the Supreme Court suggesting that each...
A Member of Parliament registering for his Aadhaar card at an Aadhaar registration counter. Photo: PIB

Much Misused ID

In the border districts of West Bengal, Aadhaar cards are being freely issued with the connivance of politicians to Bangladeshi migrants. This poses a...

'UIDAI' - 25 News Results

Delhi HC

Delhi HC impleads UIDAI on a plea which sought biometric to trace missing children

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday impleaded UIDAI as a party while hearing a plea which sought directions to Centre to utilize the information...
Govt ready to accommodate in UIDAI’s social media agency, AG tells SC

Govt ready to accommodate in UIDAI’s social media agency, AG tells SC

The Centre on Tuesday (Sep 11) informed the Supreme Court of its readiness to accommodate suggestions in the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)’s...
Aadhaar: Familiar Face

Aadhaar: Familiar Face

Above: UIDAI has announced taking on-the-spot live pictures as a new measure for every authentication that requires Aadhaar UIDAI rolls out an additional feature though...
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, UIDAI on plea for legal framework against data leaks

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, UIDAI on plea for legal framework against data...

The Delhi High Court has admitted a plea seeking the setting up of a legal framework to deal with data leaks and exemplary damages...
Justice Srikrishna Report: Muddying the Waters

Justice Srikrishna Report: Muddying the Waters

Above: Justice BN Srikrishna and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad share the dais after submission of the data protection report prepared by the Committee...
Aadhaar linkages issue: Hearings complete, SC reserves its order

Aadhaar linkages issue: Hearings complete, SC reserves its order

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A K Sikri, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud, and Ashok Bhushan, hearing...
Aadhaar linkages case: More Aadhaar hurdles mentioned before SC

Aadhaar linkages case: More Aadhaar hurdles mentioned before SC

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud, A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan, hearing...
SC says Aadhaar Act constitutionally valid, strikes down some provisions

Aadhaar linkages case: SC not happy with idea of Aadhaar as universal identity

Hearing the case about Aadhaar linkages the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and...
AADHAAR

Aadhaar linkages issue: We’re numbering human beings. This is exactly what Hitler did, says...

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan resumed hearing on...
SC reminds UIDAI CEO that security systems and laws are essential for data

SC reminds UIDAI CEO that security systems and laws are essential for data

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan, hearing Aadhaar and...
Photo: Wikimedia.org

Aadhaar Bridge: The Aadhaar Conundrum

The UIDAI-promoted Aadhaar is getting more complicated by the day. The on-going hearing in the Supreme Court is focused on potential security breaches. Adding...
Aadhaar

UIDAI chief gives presentation, says Aadhaar data is safe

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan, hearing Aadhaar and...
Aadhaar linkages case: UIDAI chief likely to make PPT presentation in SC tomorrow

Aadhaar linkages case: UIDAI chief likely to make PPT presentation in SC tomorrow

With the centre now making its submissions before the Supreme Court to defend its decision of making Aadhaar-linking with various services mandatory, the Constitution...
Aadhaar linkages matter: Constitution Bench won’t sit today

Poor infrastructure, errors, fraud, all make a dangerous mix in Aadhaar, says Vishwanathan

Senior Counsel K V Vishwanathan, who had started his submissions on Tuesday, carried on from where he had left off, before the Constitution bench on Wednesday (March...
Aadhaar linkages case: Dwivedi admits ‘Maybe the method is wrong, but it's ultimately the matter of pride pertaining to the condition of recognition”

No one can be denied essential services for not having Aadhaar, says UIDIAI

Taking serious note of media reports on denial of essential services in the absence of Aadhaar, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has...
Aadhaar linkages hearing: Shyam Divan shows how “surveillance” raj was not what the Constitution promised Indian citizens

Aadhaar linkages hearing: Shyam Divan shows how “surveillance” raj was not what the Constitution...

The hearings on Aadhaar and its various linkages and privacy and security issued attached to them started again before the Supreme Court constitution bench...
Aadhaar linkages case: Venugopal says “we entirely deny data leakage”

Divan points out technical faults, lack of legal framework and the sheer unconstitutionality of...

Photo: Anil Shakya The Aadhaar hearings continued for the second day before the Supreme Court constitution bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A...
Rachna Khaira's (left) report on the UIDAI data breach shook the government but her editor Harish Khare supported her

Shooting the Messenger

Above: Rachna Khaira's (left) report on the UIDAI data breach shook the government but her editor Harish Khare supported her Filing an FIR against the...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

CHASING TRUMP The Prime Minister’s aides are trying to squeeze as much as possible out of Narendra Modi’s hectic 24-hour trip to Davos to...
Illustrations: Anthony Lawrence

Finding the Link!

  ~By Dilip Bobb The entire country is in a panic following orders from the GOI—government of India or Mai Baap as some call it—that...
Photo: Anil Shakya

An Aadhaar of Dangerous Liaisons

This initiative of the government is fraught with problems as biometric data can get mismatched and cards deactivated, bringing life to a complete standstill ~By...
Jubilation in Nairobi after election results were declared. These results were annulled by the Supreme Court.

Lessons for India: High-tech Kenyan voting system hacked, Supreme Court annuls elections

Above: Jubilation in Nairobi after election results were declared. These results were annulled by the Supreme Court. ~By Sujit Bhar A recent news item about the...
Aadhaar Crime Bomb

Aadhaar Crime Bomb

Above: Access to basic services like health and education will also be determined by biometric scans. The government’s decision to link these vital numbers to...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

The Herd Mentality

  ~By Dilip Bobb   Sacred Cow used to be an idiom, now it’s a uidai, following the centre’s report to the Supreme Court suggesting that each...
A Member of Parliament registering for his Aadhaar card at an Aadhaar registration counter. Photo: PIB

Much Misused ID

In the border districts of West Bengal, Aadhaar cards are being freely issued with the connivance of politicians to Bangladeshi migrants. This poses a...

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