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‘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 →

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 →

India – Someone still asking for Aadhaar? Let us know!

Contrary to the Supreme Court’s judgment, some entities are still asking for Aadhaar A nine judge bench of the Supreme Court delivered its verdict on Aadhaar on September 26, 2018 wherein the majority view, comprised of – Dipak Misra CJI.,… Continue Reading →

Patient’s Aadhaar sought for H1N1 test, govt says it’s not mandatory

Hospital Says Lab May Have Asked For It, Will Look Into Matter   Bengaluru: A patient with high fever was allegedly asked to produce her Aadhaar card at a Bengaluru hospital in order to get tested for H1N1. The 78-year-old… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra – 10k farmers face #Aadhaar hurdle to crop insurance payout

₹13 Crore Claims Unpaid In Two Dists By One Co Priyanka.Kakodkar@timesgroup.com Mumbai: As many as 10,322 farmers with crop insurance claims worth Rs 13 crore due from the United India Insurance Company Ltd (UIIC) in two districts have not got… Continue Reading →

Activists challenge SC order on Aadhaar to make it mandatory for welfare schemes

As members of various campaigns working with vulnerable groups, we were hoping and expecting that the Supreme Court would decisively prohibit the mandatory use of Aadhaar for social benefits. A large body of evidence, provided to the court, shows that… Continue Reading →

How much damage has Gemalto’s report inflicted on Aadhaar? Is an apology enough?

By: The Financial Express | Digital security company Gemalto’s half-page apology in leading Indian newspapers over the weekend may have mollified some in the Uidai, but the fact is that the original Gemalto report on Aadhaar helped cement the anti-Aadhaar propaganda and… Continue Reading →

India – 50cr mobiles with #Aadhaar KYC could be disconnected

Pankaj.Doval@timesgroup.com New Delhi: There could be a fresh KYC headache for over 50 crore mobile connections, or almost half of India’s phone population. They stare at the prospect of disconnection if SIM cards procured on the basis of Aadhaar verification… Continue Reading →

India – #Aadhaar is useless for identification’

DIVYA TRIVEDI . Interview with Anupam Saraph, an expert on governance and informatics. AN expert on complex systems, governance and informatics, Anupam Saraph advises governments and businesses across the world. A teacher and former IT Adviser to Goa Chief Minister… Continue Reading →

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