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Submitted Your Biometrics for Aadhaar? Here’s How You Can Lock/Unlock That Data
by Admin published Jan 24, 2019 last modified Feb 02, 2019 02:09 AM — filed under: , ,
Did you know that UIDAI provides a facility that allows users to lock/unlock their Aadhaar biometric data online?
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Sunil Abraham on Aadhaar's misuse during demonetisation
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 19, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
Sunil Abraham spoke to Economic Times on the misuse of Aadhaar during demonetisation.
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Supreme Court extends Aadhaar linking deadline till it passes verdict
by Admin published Mar 17, 2018 — filed under: , ,
The Supreme Court, however, allowed the government to seek Aadhaar numbers to transfer benefits of government schemes funded from the consolidated fund of India.
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Supreme Court provides partial relief for Aadhaar
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 18, 2015 — filed under: , ,
In a small but significant win for the government, the Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the use of the Aadhaar number for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, pensions by central and state governments, and the Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme, in addition to its current use in the public distribution system (PDS) and the distribution of cooking gas and kerosene.
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Supreme Court sets up constitution bench to hear Aadhaar privacy issues
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 14, 2017 last modified Jul 14, 2017 10:55 AM — filed under: , ,
The Supreme Court ‘s five-judge constitution bench will also decide if the Aadhaar privacy issue should be heard by a larger bench.
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Blog Entry Surveillance Enabling Identity Systems in Africa: Tracing the Fingerprints of Aadhaar
by Shruti Trikanad and Vrinda Bhandari published Aug 09, 2022 — filed under: , , ,
Biometric identity systems are being introduced around the world with a focus on promoting human development and social and economic inclusion, rather than previous goals of security. As a result, these systems being encouraged in developing countries, particularly in Africa and Asia, sometimes with disastrous consequences.
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Blog Entry Surveillance Project
by Sunil Abraham published Apr 05, 2016 — filed under: , ,
The Aadhaar project’s technological design and architecture is an unmitigated disaster and no amount of legal fixes in the Act will make it any better.
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Taking Cognisance of the Deeply Flawed System That Is Aadhaar
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Aadhaar and its many connotations have grown to be among the most burning issues on the Indian fore today, that every citizen aware of their rights should be taking note of.
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The 12-digit conundrum
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 14, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Even as the Centre plans to link as many as 500 schemes to Aadhaar, concerns over data safety are rising. Richa Mishra reports.
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Blog Entry The Aadhaar Act is Not a Money Bill
by Amber Sinha published Apr 25, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
While the authority of the Lok Sabha Speaker is final and binding, Jairam Ramesh’s writ petition may allow the Supreme Court to question an incorrect application of substantive principles. This article by Amber Sinha was published by The Wire on April 24, 2016.
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