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Timid, Tentative, Fragmented, Vulnerable – Supreme Court During Modi Regime

Post-2014, the SC presented a meeker version when it came to dealing with cases that could prick the political interests of the ruling party, such as Sahara-Birla, Loya, Bhima-Koregaon, Aadhaar. Manu Sebastian/Live Law After five years of Narendra Modi’s rule,… Continue Reading →

IT Grids ‘stole’ 7.82 cr Aadhaar records

Data theft was for TDP’s Seva Mitra app to delete votes and targeted campaigning Ever since its inception, Aadhaar has been consistently in the news for breach of dataand other privacy concerns, even though the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)… Continue Reading →

Aadhaar- Governance redefined: Govt by ordinance

VICKRAM CRISHNA On March 3, the President signed an ordinance on UID, nominally identified as the Aadhaar Amendment Bill, seeking to recover lost ground on the pronouncement of the final order on a clutch of cases on the long-disputed identification… Continue Reading →

Allahabad HC-Aadhaar Entries Not Conclusive Proof In Criminal Cases

“It stands demonstrated that in case a person relies on entries in Aadhaar Card in regard to address, date of birth etc., on the basis of the Aadhaar Card, under the Evidence Act it cannot be said that the entries… Continue Reading →

Andhra Pradesh -Data breach by TDP app? UIDAI, EC launch probe

Hyderabad: A massive probe has been launched by multiple agencies such as Unique Identification Authority of India, Election Commission of India and Cyberabad police into a complaint filed regarding alleged privacy breach and misuse of data of 3.7 crore voters… Continue Reading →

Aadhaar Operator’s Biometrics Stolen & Misused, UIDAI Documents Prove

Tech-support emails accessed by HuffPost India prove that the biometric identity of an Aadhaar operator were stolen and misused to access the UIDAI software at various locations in India. JIND, Haryana — If you go by the Unique Identification Authority of… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra SET Starts Accepting Applications without Aadhaar

Yogesh Sapkale The Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH-SET) has allowed applicants to file their applications for the post of assistant professor without Aadhaar. Although, Aadhaar was not mandatory, as per the Supreme Court order, applicants were facing issues while submitting… Continue Reading →

India’s state gas company- Indane- leaks millions of Aadhaar numbers

Search Another security lapse has exposed millions of Aadhaar numbers. Zack Whittaker This time, India’s state-owned gas company Indane left exposed a part of its website for dealers and distributors, even though it’s only supposed to be accessible with a… Continue Reading →

A renewed attack on privacy: #Aadhaar Bill

g MORE-INRight to PrivacyAadhaar and cash transfers The Aadhaar Bill, allowing private bodies to use Aadhaar as a means to authenticate identity, poses huge dangers  On Friday, the Lok Sabha, without any attendant discussion, passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment)… Continue Reading →

Leak reveals Indian govt’s plan to amend digital identity law

AADHAAR CONTROVERSY Is India’s controversial digital identity program a public policy that has been hijacked by private business? By SAIKAT DATTA 0 There are worries that India’s digital identity program Aadhaar will become a mass surveillance tool for governments and corporates. Photo:… Continue Reading →

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