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Nagaland Students say Aadhar is threat to Naga Customary Law

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Nagaland Students say Aadhar is threat to Naga Customary Law

The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has expressed its apprehension that the imposition of the Aadhaar card or UID number in Nagaland would be a threat to the Naga customary law and identity. The apex students’ body in the north-eastern state, in a memorandum submitted to Chief Minister T R Zeliang yesterday, said, “Special provisions granted […]

SC frowns on Govt’s ‘Aadhar’ for Coercion

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SC frowns on Govt’s ‘Aadhar’ for Coercion

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to clarify on Monday that no coercive steps will be taken to make Aadhaar mandatory till a constitution bench rules on the scheme’s validity. The directive came in spite of the Centre seeking to assuage concerns by extending the deadline for linking the Aadhaar number to […]

Aadhar headache for Bank Customers

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Aadhar headache for Bank Customers

Bank customers are being bombarded by ominous messages, emails and calls from banks about the dire consequences they could face if they fail to link their Aadhaar number to their bank accounts before the December 31 deadline. Tn June, the government had  issued a notification amending the Prevention of Money Laundering (Maintenance of Record) Rules, […]

Aadhar mandatory for NIOS exams

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Aadhar mandatory for NIOS exams

New Delhi: Aadhaar will now be mandatory for those appearing for open school exams to ensure there are no proxy candidates appearing on others’ behalf. Following approval from the HRD Ministry, the National Institute of Open Learning (NIOS) has decided to make Aadhaar mandatory for candidates appearing for the next examination, a senior NIOS official […]

Right to Privacy upheld by Supreme Court

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Right to Privacy upheld by Supreme Court

New Delhi: The right to privacy of an individual is a natural, cherished, inseparable and inalienable right which is born with a human being and extinguishes with it, the Supreme Court said today. The landmark verdict of the Supreme Court declaring Right to Privacy as a fundamental right was today welcomed by jurists and senior […]