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#India- Who owns our identity? #UID #Aadhaar #Biometrics

Author: Latha Jishnu, Down to Earth Posted on: 31 May, 2013 Between Nilekani’s UID and National Population Register’s KYR+is a huge mess and a looming nightmare Illustration: Anirban Bora   Yattan Bibi, scrubber of floors and cleaner of dishes (other people’s), has… Continue Reading →

#Aadhaar and the art of not-so-subtle persuasion #UID

  ALOYSIUS XAVIER LOPEZ, The Hindu   Many seem convinced the scheme is compulsory A couple of days ago, Lavanya Mohan’s tweet on being ‘sent back in line’ for not wearing a dupatta while trying to get her picture taken… Continue Reading →

Look who has Aadhaar Cards- Trees, Chairs and even Dogs #UID #WTFnews

Dogs, trees and chairs have Aadhaar cards Sunitha Rao R, TNN May 31, 2013, (Acknowledging slip-ups…)   BANGALORE: In hilarious slip-ups in the Aadhaar card enrolment process, some cards have ended up with pictures of an empty chair, a tree or… Continue Reading →

Woman without dupatta denied Aadhaar photo #UID #WTFnews

    Christin Mathew Philip, TNN | May 31, 2013, 05.48 AM IST   CHENNAI: Is there a dress code to get an Aadhaar card? An incident on Thursday at an enrolment centre in Chennai shows that there indeed may be one,… Continue Reading →

Jairam Ramesh: Don’t turn Aadhar card into an instrument of exclusion #Aadhaar #UID

Press Trust of India Posted online: Fri May 31 2013, 16:05 hrs New Delhi : Amid concerns that sticking to Aadhaar card criteria could deprive many people especially in remote areas of benefits of UPA’s ambitious cash transfer scheme, Union… Continue Reading →

#India- Warning – UID will create a digital caste System #Aadhaar #Aadhar

Interview with WikiLeaks activist, BS Read more on:    UID | WikiLeaks | Jacob Appelbaum | Julian Assange | Digital caste system Jacob Appelbaum, WikiLeaks spokesperson He prefers that the audio recorder is not switched on during the interview because “whenever there’s an audio recording, there’s a file to be… Continue Reading →

#India – Even LPG cash transfer faces #Aadhaar problem #UID

Pranav Nambiar P Thursday, May 30, 2013 , FE New Delhi : In the 20 districts selected for the first phase of the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme roll-out starting June 1, not even one out of five households is… Continue Reading →

Memo to Sonia Gandhi : Cash transfer may not get you a win in 2014

  by R Jagannathan May 30, 2013, First Post #Cash transfers #DCT #Espirito Santo #HowThisWorks #Politics #Sonia Gandhi #Subsidies Share3201 The Congress party has set great store by the direct cash transfers (DCT) scheme, which it has relabelled as direct… Continue Reading →

Duplication woes hit Aadhaar project in Uttar Pradesh #UID

Arunav Sinha, TNN | May 21, 2013, 06.26 AM IST     LUCKNOW: Conceived with the idea to provide an identity to every Indian, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) came into existence in 2009. However, four years down… Continue Reading →

#Aadhaar #UID Your data, going on sale soon #MUSTSHARE

USHA RAMANATHAN, The Hindu  ILLUSTRATION: SATWIK GADE ILLUSTRATION: SATWIK GADE TOPICS interior policy personal data collection politics government Information being collected for the unique identification project will be sold back to the government through specially created, privatised, for profit utilities… Continue Reading →

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