India | Bhairavi Singh | Thursday April 3, 2014
After the Supreme Court knocked the bottom off of the Aadhaar scheme, directing the Centre to withdraw instructions making the card carrying the 12-digit identification number mandatory for availing of the benefits of government-sponsored welfare sch...
Cheat Sheet | A Vaidyanathan | Monday March 24, 2014
The Supreme Court today asked the government to explain why the Aadhar card is still being treated as mandatory by the government for citizens who want to get their marriages or property registered, or receive a gas connection. In September, the cou...
Election 2014 | Written by Radika Iyer | Saturday March 22, 2014
With nearly Rs 8,000 crore worth declared assets, former Aadhar Chairman Nandan Nilekani may be the richest candidate so far this election.
Thursday March 13, 2014
Nandan Nilekani, Infosys co-founder and face of UPA government's flagship 'Aadhar' programme, on Thursday resigned as chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 13, 2014
Infosys co-founder and face of UPA government's flagship 'Aadhar' programme, Nandan Nilekani today resigned as the Chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), three days after joining Congress.
Election 2014 | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Sunday March 9, 2014
Amidst slogans and drumbeats, the man behind Aadhar or the Unique Identification Number, Nandan Nilekani formally joined the Congress in Bangalore today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 19, 2014
Odisha has sought an extension of the deadline for implementing the direct transfer of cash subsidy scheme for Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders in the state as many people do not have Aadhaar cards, a top officer said on Sunday.
Election 2014 | Reported by Radhika Iyer; Edited by Mala Das | Friday January 10, 2014
Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani today said that he is ready to contest elections, ending several weeks of speculation over his entry into the political arena ahead of 2014.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday December 11, 2013
Is Nandan Nilekani, co-founder of Infosys and now in charge of the government's massive Aadhar scheme, being considered by the Congress as its prime ministerial candidate?
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 27, 2013
To ensure that only genuine voters get to exercise their franchise on polling day, the Election Commission will for the first time be handing out photo voters' slips to electors.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
The Supreme Court today decided to examine a fresh petition making Aadhaar card as proof of identity and address for opening bank accounts and enrollment as a voter.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 7, 2013
The Bill that seeks to provide statutory status to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will be introduced in the winter session of the Parliament next month.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 8, 2013
The Supreme Court has rejected the Centre's plea to modify its ruling that the Aadhaar or the Unique Identity Card is not mandatory for essential services.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 7, 2013
The Supreme Court will debate on Tuesday whether to change its ruling that the government's Aadhar or the Unique Identity Card scheme is not mandatory.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday September 25, 2013
The Centre will ask the Supreme Court to make the Aadhar or the Unique Identity Card mandatory for social welfare schemes heavily subsidized by the government.
India | Ketki Angre, A Vaidyanathan | Monday September 23, 2013
In the middle of a working day, SM Rehman, a daily wage earner, is at the ration card office in Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar, trying to get a new ration card made for his family of six. His biggest stumbling block isn't the form but an Aadhaar card. Under ...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 23, 2013
Even as the government maintained that possessing an Aadhar card was optional, the Supreme Court today asked it not to issue the cards to illegal immigrants and not set them as a pre-condition for availing welfare schemes.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 17, 2013
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said plans have been formulated to cover the entire state under the 'Aadhaar' project by June next year.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday May 24, 2013
A casual mention of a lost Aadhaar card in public saw government machinery go in an overdrive and its holder got a duplicate card in less than an hour.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 22, 2013
Aadhaar will be mandatory as proof during land deals in Jharkhand from January 1 next year, an official release said on Tuesday.