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The mess in the banking system due to Aadhaar

A bridge to nowhere Sakina Dhorajiwala Jean Drèze Niklas Wagner MORE-INAadhaar and cash transfers Poor people are running from pillar to post as the Aadhaar payment bridge routinely obstructs their welfare benefits Perhaps you will remember “l’affaire Airtel” — the… 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 →

Is Alexa recording your bedroom talk?

At a time when digital assistants in smart devices at home or office are talking to us like never before, some users have begun to worry: Is Alexa or Google Home listening and recording personal conversations beyond the “wake” word? There are multiple triggers… 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 →

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 →

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 →

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