A government official told the paper that over 148.3 crore Aadhaar authentications, i.e. using the ID, were made last month. August recorded a little over 100 crore such transactions.
Thanks to Aadhaar many activists went to the Supreme Court and they claimed that it was a privacy violation, said the 62-year-old non-executive chairman of Infosys
The system, launched by the previous UPA government, has been "enthusiastically" supported by the current government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, said the 62-year-old non-executive chairman of Infosys -- India's second largest software services firm.
The police in Delhi and the neighbouring areas of Noida have registered at least 30 complaints regarding these fraudulent cases, reports Scroll.in.
Existing depositors have been given time till December 31, 2017 to provide the 12-digit unique identification number.
Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today said that the government has saved Rs 58,000 crore under direct benefit transfer scheme, detected 3 crore million fake gas connections and close to 27 crore ration cards with help of Aadhar card.
The extension is, however, only for those who are yet to apply of Aadhaar, an order issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said.
Haryana School Education Board Chairman Jagbir Singh said that now applications for Haryana Teachers Eligibility Test (HTET) would not be accepted without Aadhaar card.
Nadella, in his book 'Hit Refresh', which was released during the ongoing Microsoft Ignite 2017 conference, has praised India's leap forward in the digital and technological arena.
Recently, telecom operators are flooding their subscribers with messages and calls to link the two.
The mAadhaar app is valid for identification during travelling on a train
The child was born at the Osmanabad district women's hospital at 12.03 pm on Sunday
The UIDAI in the notices stated that it has come to know that "Airtel retailers are allegedly opening Airtel payments Bank account at the time of performing Aadhaar e-KYC verification without informing the purpose of e-KYC and also without taking informed consent of the customer".
Diana Layfield, vice president and head of finance and commerce products on Google’s Next Billion Users team, tells Moneycontrol that the Tez app presents exciting ways in which merchant functionality can evolve.
As per a report, Aadhaar of top management personnel will be needed at the time of registration of companies and partnership entities.
Failing to adhere to Aadhaar linking deadlines may mean cutting off of essential services such as mobile number and bank account.
The decision comes even as the Supreme Court is yet to rule on whether Aadhaar violates privacy, as privacy itself was declared fundamental right last month
While hearing a batch of petitions challenging the Centre's move to make Aadhaar mandatory, the Supreme Court last month unanimously declared that the right to privacy was a fundamental one.
Jaitley's comments at a conclave on financial inclusion organised by United Nations here come amid a legal challenge mounted in the Supreme Court against making the biometric identification number, Aadhaar, mandatory for government schemes, including its linking to income tax PAN. The next date of hearing is in November.
The incident once again highlights vulnerabilities in the Union government's identity project.
Many government authorised and private centres across the country are allegedly duping people by charging them something between Rs 100-500 for registration or updating details.
You may not be able to use your SIM cards after February 2018, in case it is not linked to Aadhaar. The government is planning to deactivate the unlinked SIM cards from next year.
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), in July, had asked private as well as public banks to open Aadhaar enrolment and updation facility in one out of 10 branches by August-end.
The matter was mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra by senior advocate Kapil Sibal, who was representing Ramesh and was seeking an early hearing on the plea.
The revenue department will notify December 31 as the due date for linkage.