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Bureaucrat Who Planned Modi Govt’s Tracking Database Now Fears A Police State

Manoranjan Kumar, once a staunch supporter of the controversial National Social Registry, now fears its misuse by the government. By Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava NEW DELHI —  The senior bureaucrat tasked with laying the foundations for the Indian government’s controversial Social Registry warned… Continue Reading →

‘NPR presents a Clear Danger to Women, De-link NPR from Census 2021’: 1,100 Women Write to CMs of Every State

Given that the updation of the National Population Register (NPR) is scheduled to begin from April 1, 2020 along with house listing for the Census of India 2021, prominent women rights activists, including Annie Raja, Farah Naqvi, Anjali Bhardwaj, Vani Subramanian,… Continue Reading →

EXPOSED – RTI reveals Modi Govt Building 360 Degree Database To Track Every Indian

Documents obtained under RTI show the govt is planning to use Aadhaar to automatically track every single Indian – from who they marry, address changes, financial status – through the National Social Registry. By Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava NEW DELHI — The Narendra… Continue Reading →

1 in 3 Aadhaar-based Payments for PM Matru Vandana Yojana Credited to Wrong, Untraceable Bank Accounts

, Says NITI Aayog ReportMoneylife Digital Team24 February 2020 2 One in three Aadhaar-based payments for the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) was credited to wrong bank accounts which are even untraceable by beneficiaries and field functionaries, reveals a report… Continue Reading →

When Aadhaar is not proof of citizenship, how ethical is it for UIDAI to ask for proof of citizenship?

UIDAI seeks proof of citizenship Syed MohammedHYDERABAD, FEBRUARY 19, 2020 11:54 Hyderabad resident to move HC; over 1,000 have received notices, claim lawyers A resident of the old city of Hyderabad who was reportedly asked to prove his Indian citizenship by… Continue Reading →

India’s identity crisis: Nine reasons to fear National Population Register (NPR) and Aadhaar

There is a compelling logic for setting up a high powered commission of inquiry to probe the ongoing bartering of citizen’s databases and transfer of national data assets to foreign entities Gopal Krishna        The States should un-sign the MoUs they… Continue Reading →

Soon, bill to link voter card with Aadhaar?

New Delhi: The law ministry is working on giving shape to an EC proposal to link voter ID with Aadhaar number through an amendment in the Aadhaar Act as well as Representation of the People Act. In a communication sent… Continue Reading →

Mumbai Man endures ‘ Living Hell’ as Aadhaar Card is put online

| Vallabh.Ozarkar and Sharmeen.Hakim@timesgroup.com Ameya Dhapre, a 34-year-old computer engineer from Girgaon, has had his life turned upside-down ever since someone posted a copy of his Aadhaar card on the web. His case highlights how easy it is to impersonate someone… Continue Reading →

Bank KYC forms may seek details of clients’ religion

Fema Rules Tweak To Help Select Minorities, Excluding Muslims Rachel Chitra & Partha Sinha TNN Bengaluru/Mumbai: Soon, banks may introduce a new column in ‘know your customer’ (KYC) forms for their depositors and clients to mention their religion. This requirement… Continue Reading →

Despite Supreme Court Stricture, Schools In 5 States Asked 75% Children To Show Aadhaar

IndiaSpend Team December 9, 2019 Mumbai: More than 75% of school-age children in five states were required to provide their Aadhaar–a 12-digit, biometric-based, unique identity number–for school enrolment in violation of a landmark Supreme Court order, as per the State of Aadhaar Report… Continue Reading →

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