The Constitution is paramount, and the top court is failing in its duty as protector of citizens
This is the seventh time that the government has extended the deadline for linking of PAN with Aadhaar
The government could transform the way WhatsApp is used by demanding smaller group sizes. This will constrain the spread of fake news and at the same time stick to Zuckerberg’s ‘privacy-focused’ vision of the platform being the ‘digital equivalent of the living room’.
Shah has argued that if a digital Census is done properly and in the right format, then it is possible that there is one nodal card, which would envisage all other identification cards and documents
Shah said Census 2021 data will be the base for the country's future planning, development initiatives and welfare schemes
The plan is to link these numbers will Aadhaar and the revenue court database down the line
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In another tweet, UIDAI reiterated that Aadhaar enrolment is free and card seekers must not pay any charges to any agent or operator for enrolment.
The GSTN also decided the much simplified new return system may be launched on January 1, 2020, the Bihar Deputy chief minister said.
A bench of justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose said "at this stage we do not know whether we could decide this issue or the high court will decide".
Customers having Aadhaar can now invest in mutual funds after completing authentication online
Besides, steps would be taken with regard to offshore rupee market.
The top court agreed to hear the Facebook plea and sought responses of Centre and the social media platforms by September 13.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur states that anonymity is a gateway to free expression and the use of encryption and anonymity may empower individuals to voice their opinions that they otherwise might not.
The Supreme Court’s move to look into the petition regarding the linking of social media accounts with Aadhaar has opened a pandora’s box.
AePS is a bank led model which allows basic interoperable banking transactions at point of sale (PoS or MicroATM) through the business correspondent of any bank by using Aadhaar authentication.
The Parliament, earlier this month, passed an amendment bill which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank accounts and get mobile phone connections.
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notices to the Central and Delhi government on the petition and listed the matter for further hearing on October 15.
Gadkari said as per the information provided by National Informatics Centre, the 'Aadhaar number obtained for Driving Licences are 1,57,93,259'.
The Lok Sabha, last week, and the Rajya Sabha this week approved amendments to the Aadhaar law to allow voluntary use of the 12-digit unique number as ID proof for obtaining mobile phone SIM cards and opening bank accounts.
President Ram Nath Kovind had in March given his assent to the Aadhaar Ordinance that allowed voluntary use of Aadhaar as ID proof for obtaining mobile SIM cards and opening bank accounts.
The Union home ministry has asked the Register General of India to prepare for the exercise, an official said.
Thakur said the government has initiated or proposed to initiate projects to further improve the technology backbone of the Income Tax department which would result in enhanced time-bound services to the taxpayers in addition to increasing their voluntary compliance.
The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which is intended to replace an ordinance issued in March 2019, has already been passed by Lok Sabha last week.
The PAN is "certainly not dead" and the recent Budget announcement of interchangeability of the two databases is an "additional facility" to ensure their linkage, which is now mandatory under the law, Pramod Chandra Mody, said.