शिक्षा विभाग को मिला आधार कार्ड बनाने का जिम्मा 

शिक्षा विभाग को मिला आधार कार्ड बनाने का जिम्मा 

राज्य के शिक्षा विभाग को 5 से 18 साल तक के बच्चों और युवाओं के आधार कार्ड बनाने का जिम्मा सौपा गया है। शिक्षा विभाग को इस आयु वर्ग के आधार पंजीकरण के लिए रजिस्टार बनाया जा रहा है। केंद्रीय मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्रालय और यूनिक आइडेंटिफिकेशन अथॉरिटी ऑफ़ इंडिया ने बुधवार की शाम इस […]

Aadhar linking date extended till SC delivers verdict

Aadhar linking date extended till SC delivers verdict

New Delhi, Mar 13  The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the March 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar with various services till the five-judge constitution bench delivers its judgement on petitions challenging the validity of the biometric scheme and the enabling law. Basically it’s an issue with a lot of angles that need to be considered, […]

Driving licences soon to be Aadhar-linked

Driving licences soon to be Aadhar-linked

New Delhi:  IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad  said he is in talks with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to link motor vehicle driving licences with the biometric identifier Aadhaar. “I am taking with Nitin Gadkari ji to finalise the linking up all the motor mehicle driving licences with Aadhaar,” Prasad said, while addressing the […]

Aadhar stops 29 crore fake PDS users: Minister

Aadhar stops 29 crore fake PDS users: Minister

Hyderabad : Nearly three crore fake and duplicate ration cards have been cancelled during the three years of the NDA government, CR Chaudhary, Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said, reports PTI. This is due to the ‘Aadhar- ration card’ link up which  had also saved the country Rs 17,000 […]

No Aadhar,Woman forced to give birth like animal

No Aadhar,Woman forced to give birth like animal

Gurgaon, Feb 9 : She didn’t carry her  Aadhar card. The nurses refused to admit her. She delivered a baby on the unhygenic floor outside the ward, while onlookers made videos on their cellphones. The nurses didn’t move a finger to help. Here’s the new , digital India for you! No Aadhar, you may as […]

To cover up the Aadhar data leak, is the media being hounded?

To cover up the Aadhar data leak, is the media being hounded?

The media is being threatened again for doing their job. The Aadhaar issuer has filed  a police complaint against The Tribune newspaper and one of its reporters over an exposé on how the cards’ data were selling for Rs 500. Is the government (official )machinery  deploying intimidation tactics to deter the press from doing its […]

Nagaland Students say Aadhar is threat to Naga Customary Law

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

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

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

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

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 […]