The Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS) allows you to use your UIDAI as a tool to make payments and do banking activities
The Aadhaar number is not mandatory for booking rail tickets, the Centre told the Rajya Sabha today.
The Court admitted the matter and passed an interim order, directing the concerned income tax officer to allow the petitioner to file IT Returns manually, without quoting Aadhaar number or Aadhaar enrollment ID
Cofounder of Internet Freedom Foundation Kiran Jonalagadda says that fingerprints are hackable with current technologies which could make Aadhaar database insecure
Police’s cyber-crime unit’s investigations revealed that Abhinav Srivastava had hacked into services related to the Aadhaar-enabled e-Hospital system made under the Digital India initiative
The home ministry said on Friday that it would be applicable for the residents of all states except Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya, for which a date would be notified separately.
Voicing concern over possible misuse of personal information in public domain, the Supreme Court said that protection of the concept of privacy in the technological era was a "losing battle".
The plan required a chip level encryption of the smartphones with a UIDAI key and the phones would be connected to the Aadhaar server to authenticate a person’s identity using fingerprint or iris scans
Besides minimising the scope of benami transactions, the new system is expected to ensure foolproof property titles for buyers.
The 12-digit biometric identifier Aadhaar can be used to "weed out" infiltrators besides checking pilferage of government doles and bogus payments, Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
Registration of vehicles and owner’s name will also be linked to Aadhaar to prevent instances of car thefts
The Aadhaar website lets one update their Aadhaar details online, verify their Aadhaar cards to check if it is still valid, among other services.
The Revenue Secretary said that the deadline for linking Aadhaar to PAN will be announced shortly.
"In order to zero in on the deserving and genuine beneficiaries for the Fasal Rin Mochan Yojana (Crop Loan Redemption Scheme), the UP government is linking the Aadhaar number of the farmers with the scheme. So far, 42 per cent of the beneficiary farmers having an Aadhaar number have been linked with the scheme," UP Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Shahi told PTI.
In March 2017, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley informed the Parliament that Aadhaar may become the only card in future, replacing all other identity cards like voter ID card, PAN card etc.
The complaint said that the company accessed data from the UIDAI’s secure database through insiders
Non-Resident Indians and expatriates are unable to file income tax returns because of the bugs in the system.
There has been no incident of data breach or hacking so far in respect to Aadhaar Data and Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR), says Minister of State for Electronics PP Chaudhary.
Whether they had got these benefits by linking the Aadhaar or voter id card or anything else, your information would have been published on the website, says Sanjay Swami
The bench will sit on Wednesday and is likely to conclude the hearing within the day. Once the nine-judge bench decides the sanctity of the right to privacy, the case will come back to the five-judge bench to examine petitioners' allegation that Aadhaar breaches right to privacy.
In an exclusive interview to Moneycontrol, UIDAI chief Ajay Bhushan Pandey insists that Aadhaar is no 'Big Brother' ahead of a Supreme Court hearing today on right to privacy.
At present, there are 25,000 active enrolment centres across the country but they operate from their own premises.
The matter was mentioned before a bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud which said that its five-judge Constitution Bench will hear Aadhaar-related matters.
"Of the 110 crore total bank accounts in the country, about 67 crore bank accounts are linked to Aadhaar," Prasad said, while inaugurating a workshop on Aadhaar services offered by the Common Services Centres or CSCs.