India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
Maharashtra government has enrolled about 88 per cent of the total population under and plans to complete enrollment of the rest in the next three months.
Hyderabad News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Indelible ink, Aadhar card and kilometer-long queues - that's what it takes to get onions in Telangana today. This, of course, applies to sarkari onions, subsidised by the government at Rs 20 a kilo.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 14, 2015
The Supreme Court order on Aadhar card has put brakes on Election Commission's project to link UIDAI (Aadhar) number with voters' electoral data to check multiple entries in electoral rolls.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Tuesday August 11, 2015
A constitution bench of the Supreme Court will now have to decide whether the Right to Privacy is indeed a fundamental right of Indian citizens.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 11, 2015
The Supreme Court today referred to a Constitution Bench a batch of petitions challenging the Centre's ambitious scheme to provide Aadhar card to all citizens and decide whether right to privacy is a fundamental right.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
The Government has decided that Aadhaar enrolment of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) should be eventually allowed to help them authenticate their identity digitally, Parliament was informed today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that a "fool proof" system would be in place for the implementation of the Aadhaar scheme and Right to Privacy cannot be invoked to scrap the welfare programme as it is not a fundamental right under the constitution.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 22, 2015
The Supreme Court on Tuesday took exception to the fact that despite its ruling that governments should not insist on the possession of Aadhaar card for the disbursal of benefits under the social welfare schemes, there were states that were flouting its order.
India News | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The Central government has told the Supreme Court that it has already spent Rs 5,000 crores on several welfare schemes linked to the Aadhar programme and it was too late to scrap it.
Offbeat | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Mohammad Azam Khan, a supervisor at the Umri Aadhar card centre, took his love for his pet to a whole new level by getting an Aadhar card made for it.
Chandigarh News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
A 29-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly making fake Aadhaar cards under the garb of running computer training institutes, police said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 18, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a review of the Unique Identification or Aadhar and Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) and called for accelerating the delivery of benefits through both schemes.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 24, 2015
Voters can exercise franchise from any place they liked with Aadhar card, Chief Electoral Officer Bhanwarlal said in Srikakulam today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
After the success of Jan Dhan Yojana, the government will soon launch a mega programme to expeditiously provide Permanent Account Number (PAN) card to all.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 24, 2015
With an aim of ridding the electoral rolls of bogus voters, the Maharashtra electoral office has started an aggressive drive to link people's Aadhaar cards with their Voter Identity cards.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 21, 2015
India is set to become the first country in the world to have biometric data and no duplicacy in the voters' list after linking of Aadhar card with voter identity card, Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma said on Saturday.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday March 16, 2015
The Supreme Court today directed the Centre and states to stick to its earlier order and not insist on Aadhar card for granting social security benefits to citizens. The court had issued an order to that effect nearly two years ago, in September 2013.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Maharashtra Cabinet today approved the proposal to issue Aadhar-linked ration cards in a bid to curb fake beneficiaries and bring in transparency in the public distribution system (PDS).
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma today said voting by internet could be a possibility in the future and the first step in this direction is the EC's plan to make electoral rolls "totally error free".
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 27, 2015
The Election Commission (EC) will connect voter identity cards with Aadhar, Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 14, 2015
The Election Commission would launch a drive from March 1 to link Aadhaar number with electoral rolls in a bid to weed out multiple voter cards and bogus voters and put in place an authentic database.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 5, 2015
A pilot project to link voter identity cards to Aadhar card has begun in Punjab and the Election Commission today released a software to facilitate the electors to link their cards, a senior official said.
Tuesday January 13, 2015
Speaking on his appointment, Mehta said, "My task is to maintain the current growth rate and also the excellent portfolio quality while preparing the organisation for the future."
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 13, 2015
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) which has succeeded in imparting education to jail inmates has now reached the infamous lanes of the red light area in Nagpur.