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...
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.
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.
India | 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 | 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.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 7, 2013
The Unique Identification (UID) Aadhaar number will soon be a "valid" proof of identity and address to obtain a PAN card.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 13, 2013
Amid complaints of delay in delivery of Aadhaar cards, the Postal Department in Andhra Pradesh has claimed it has been facing difficulty in disbursing these cards because of incomplete addresses and wrong pin codes given by applicants themselves.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 28, 2013
The East Godavari District Collector Neetu Kumari Prasad has directed officials to take steps and connect LPG distribution to Aadhar-based service by March 15.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday February 5, 2013
Thousands of people lined up at Aadhar centres in Hyderabad on Tuesday after the government said that LPG cylinders would be linked to Aadhar cards from February 15.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 17, 2013
With the central government encouraging people to enroll under its ambitious UIDAI scheme, a case of delivery of incomplete 'Aadhar' cards not bearing the proper address of the holders has come to light.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 9, 2013
Kerala has asked the Centre to include NRIs in the purview of Aadhar Card process.