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 | 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 | 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.
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.
Friday September 19, 2014
He said people could open accounts in different banks using different identity documents like PAN card, Aadhar among others in the lure of getting insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh from all the banks.
Offbeat | Harsha Kumari Singh | Thursday September 11, 2014
Lord Hanuman is capable, in Hindu mythology, of extra-ordinary feats, including carrying an entire mountain on one hand and vanquishing some seriously-bad demons.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 26, 2014
An 11-year-old boy, studying in Class six, yesterday allegedly committed suicide at his home at Diguva Kolaput village under Dumbriguda mandal area of the district.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Top sources confirmed to NDTV that the Union Cabinet is likely to approve the initiative to build the National Register for Indian Citizens which will be carried out by the Home Ministry.
India News | 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...
Delhi News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
India News | 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 News | 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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 9, 2013
Describing Aadhaar card as one of the best examples of integration of technology for social welfare use, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim believes that this massive effort by India would help in achieving its goal of poverty eradication by 2030.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 17, 2013
The Election Commission (EC) has decided to accept PAN card, driving license and Aadhar letter as valid documents of proof of date of birth, which can be submitted by an applicant for registration as an elector, an official said on Wednesday.