Thu, Oct 05, 2023
The UIDAI has extended the deadline for updating Aadhaar details free of cost till December 14, 2023. Aadhaar update can be done online by submitting relevant documents.
Tue, Oct 03, 2023
Udyog Aadhaar registration was launched in September 2015 for MSMEs. Later, the Central government updated the Udyog Aadhaar to Udyam Registration. So far, the total registration stands at 2.81 crore, which also includes the migration of MSMEs registered under Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum (EAM).
Tue, Sep 26, 2023
Aadhaar card holders can avail numerous governmental and non-governmental services, including financial facilities. The four types of UIDs include Aadhaar letter, Aadhaar PVC card, eAadhaar, and mAadhaar.
Sat, Aug 18, 2018
Addressing an event via video-conference, Edward Snowden said that if Indian government was serious about implementing Aadhaar for public good, it must ensure "criminal penalty" against anyone misusing the data.
Wed, Aug 08, 2018
Aadhaar-Provident Fund account linking: You may debate over whether sharing Aadhaar number is safe or not, but you can't avoid doing so!
Tue, Aug 07, 2018
Outgoing Trai chairman R S Sharma -- whose open dare to Twitterati on Aadhaar misuse had caused a social media furore -- asserted today that mere knowledge of Aadhaar number cannot increase one's "digital vulnerabilities".
Sat, Aug 04, 2018
Amid public outrage over Aadhaar helpline number being pre-stored without user consent on certain mobile phones, Google tonight apologised for "inadvertently" loading the old UIDAI helpline number and 112 helpline number into the 'setup wizard' of Android phones.
Wed, Aug 01, 2018
Days after TRAI chief's Aadhaar dare created a flutter, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) today asked people not to share publicly their 12-digit identifier on Internet and social media, or pose such challenges to others.
Tue, Jul 31, 2018
The first and foremost — data localisation where the draft bill has suggested that personal critical user data will have to be processed and stored in India on a server or a data center located in India. The personal data may be transferred outside India, but at least one copy of the data needs to be stored in India. This provision is bound to create ripples across the global firms operating in India.
Sun, Jul 29, 2018
Alleged personal details of Indias telecom watchdog chief R.S. Sharma were leaked on Saturday after the TRAI chairman threw a challenge and tweeted his 12-digit Aadhaar asking if it had made him vulnerable to any security risk.
Mon, Jul 02, 2018
The Income Tax department has launched an 'instant' Aadhaar-based PAN allotment service for individuals seeking to obtain the unique identity for the first time
Mon, Jun 04, 2018
A Thane-based woman lost Rs 1 lakh in a SIM swap fraud case. A cyber fraudster posing as a telecom company executive called the victim and asked her to send her pin to customer care number of their telecom company to link phone number with Aadhaar card. Her SIM card was subsequently hacked and money was siphoned from the victim's bank account.
Sat, Apr 21, 2018
This, however, will be subject to the final decision of the Supreme Court on making of Aadhaar mandatory, RBI said in a circular late last night. Till now, an Officially Valid Document (OVD) for address proof together with Permanent Account Number (PAN) issued by the Income Tax department and a recent passport size photograph were the key KYC documents
How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: As per rules, male senior citizens (minimum age of 60 years) and lady senior citizens (minimum age of 58 years) can get concessions up to 40% and 50% respectively on their base fare of all classes like mail/express/Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto group of trains.
Tue, Apr 10, 2018
The Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), in a circular to all heads of pension disbursing banks and postal services yesterday, listed out alternate mechanism of handling pensioners who do not possess Aadhaar or those whose identity cannot be authenticated due to wear out of finger print
The observation of Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu came on the petition of an Ahmednagar-resident, Nirmala Nishikant Dhumane, who had sought to know from the postal department why her pension for .March, 2017 was withheld for want of a copy of Aadhaar card. Through another application, she had demanded the copy of the orders that made it mandatory to link Aadhaar card for availing pension
Sat, Apr 07, 2018
Kopri police have registered a case under the Information Technology Act and relevant sections of the IPC. Bapurao Shingote, a city resident, received a call on his cell phone on April 2. The caller told him that his Aadhaar number has been linked with his bank account, and sought "verification code" sent to his mobile number to complete the process
Tue, Mar 27, 2018
Aadhaar card linking deadline: The top court had on March 13 extended indefinitely the March 31 deadline for linking bank accounts and mobile phone numbers with Aadhaar card. However, it had allowed the government and its agencies to link the 12-digit national biometric identifier number of the beneficiaries for transfer of benefits of schemes funded from this fund
Aadhaar-PAN linking deadline: The apex court ordered for the extension in the deadline till the five-judge constitution bench delivers its judgment on petitions challenging the validity of the biometric scheme and the enabling law. This is a fourth extension given by the government for individuals to link their Permanent Account Number (PAN) with their biometric ID (Aadhaar).
The face recognition alongside iris or fingerprint scan will help those who face issues in biometric authentication due to old age, hardwork or worn-out fingerprints, according to UIDAI. On an average, 4 crore authentications are being done on a daily basis. Pandey in his presentation to the Supreme Court, said that 1,696.38 crore
Aadhaar warning: The education department has also warned schools against demanding any school fees and denying admission to students under the EWS/DG category either on grounds of distance range or on pretext of minor spelling errors. The schools have been asked to set up help desks for parents reporting for admission and deal with the parents sympathetically and politely
UIDAI chief Ajay Bhushan Pandey allayed fears of a privacy breach and said people need not worry because Aadhaar data had been given the highest possible standards of security. "During the last seven years there has not been a single breach from the Aadhaar system. So what you hear in the media is noise," he said, referring to reports of alleged data breach. Aadhaar is a 12-digit identity number provided by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). "People should not be worried about privacy on account of Aadhaar," he said.
Sat, Mar 24, 2018
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud disposed off the petition of lawyer Vrinda Grover who was denied a tatkal passport for her travel to Bangladesh to attend a conference as she had failed to submit her Aadhaar details
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