The majority of Indians remember only one thing when three words “biometric information”, “unique identification system” and “controversy” are used collectively in a sentence—the Aadhaar card. Things have gone wrong for this significant identity card that every Indian is obliged to process.
Supreme Court bench issued notice to Union of India, State of Assam, Registrar General of India and UIDAI in a public interest litigation filed by a member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha seeking issuance of Adhaar Card to the persons in the National Register of Citizen list.
The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing in a plea filed by the children of a 62-year-old man, who is a Pakistan national and is held in a detention centre for deportation for the last seven years after he spent 3 years and 6 months in jail as a punishment under Section 14 Foreigners Act.
The Delhi High Court was hearing PIL highlighting unauthorised access, use & store of Aadhar and banking information of Indian citizens by Google Pay as a sheer violation of Article 21 of the Indian Constitution, Aadhar Act 2016, Payments and Settlement Systems Act 2007 and Banking Regulations Act 1949.
The Delhi High Court bench issued a notice to Centre and UIDAI in a plea filed by businessman Rajan Arora apprehending that his Aadhar Card number can be misused for carrying out unlawful activities in his name like forgery or fraud.
TThe Supreme Court expressed its concerns over the impersonation of sureties and issued a notice to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to find out the solution of verification by the judicial officers for its authentication as part of good governance.