Taking up for hearing a clutch of petitions challenging the Aadhaar Act, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court Wednesday asked the petitioners if
While the government is planning to launch a virtual ID to protect your Aadhaar, we bring to notice a loophole UIDAI needs to be plugged.
It is welcome that the Unique Identification Authority of India is actively seeking to improve its product and its working, instead of insisting that it
The Unique Identity Authority of India’s (UIDAI) move to build a firewall around Aadhaar with a virtual ID, or VID, may not solve the problems
It will be backed by at least one other identity verification The Unique Identification Authority of India has decided to enable Face Authentication by July
By RS Sharma The latest episode of the Aadhaar data-breach drama is playing out in the media since the last few weeks. It’s being claimed
Long before it brought in an extra firewall for privacy with the proposed virtual IDs, the Aadhaar-issuing authority UIDAI had set in place a ‘biometric
By: Ajay Bhushan Pandey Aadhaar is bringing a digital revolution in the life of every Indian. It has not only brought in transformational changes in
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has been facing a lot of criticism over allegations of access to personal information by random entities without
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday put in place a two-layer security mechanism to reinforce privacy protection for Aadhaar ID number holders.
Aadhaar increasingly resembles a good idea marred by terrible execution. The rush to expand enrolment had led to all sorts of franchisees being roped in
Are you desperately trying to update your new mobile number on Aadhaar card, but unable to do so? Are you desperately trying to update your
A series of recent discovered data breaches and vulnerabilities could substantially alter the way the digital world works. Two of these are huge breaches that
The UIDAI admitted this had happened, but said “that was not us”, the database is safe. Then they began to threaten those who exposed the
The increasing foothold of Aadhaar in our lives has been constantly accompanied by a fear of misuse of data available with the unique identification system.
The UIDAI action should serve as a warning to all entities which have access to Aadhaar data. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) took
Two weeks ago I wrote a piece arguing that the FRDI (Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance) Bill has two major flaws. One, the India banking
The website of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the body that manages Aadhaar, has the provision of checking where and when your Aadhaar
UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-Age Governance), a master app launched by the government to provide the access to various government services at one place.
The Aadhaar conundrum continues for the retail consumer. On one hand, the Supreme Court is yet to give its final verdict on its legality. But,
Kuldeep Singh, Nov 29 2017, 1:28 IST In August 2017, Abhinav Srivastava, a Bengaluru-based IT professional, was arrested for stealing Aadhaar data. He piggybacked on
Now the next big step against black money is round the corner, and this time it’s immovable property that’s on target. For the first time,
UIDAI instructed implementation agencies to work out a mechanism to verify if those NRIs and PIOs are actually what they claim they are. NEW DELHI:
Before the December 31 deadline, no bank can make your account un-operational due to non-compliance with the Aadhaar linking requirement. The government has set a
The Aadhaar verification page Have you ever tried to change your address in a bank using Aadhaar. The process is simple. But are bank officials
For starters, before the deadline, banks and mobile service providers cannot disable your account or number, says Apar Gupta, who had argued for petitioners in
Linking Aadhaar with bank accounts not in sync with the law Bank customers in India are worried. Most of them have been receiving regular messages
At Wednesday’s conclave on financial inclusion organised by the UN, finance minister Arun Jaitley was confident that the Aadhaar law would stand the test of
Judgments delivered by Indian courts invariably record the arguments of counsel for the parties to the case. In the Privacy case (Justice KS Puttaswamy), decided
The very foundation of Aadhaar must be reconsidered in the light of the privacy judgment Predictably enough, the recent Supreme Court order affirming that privacy