Articles about Aadhaar Card

Launched in Jan 2009, Aadhaar Card is issued to all residents of India and contains the demographic as well as biometric details of the person it is issued to. It contains an unique 12 digit number for every person it is issued to and is the right of the common people. Aadhaar Card is a proof of identity and not of citizenship.

Aadhaar: No fingerprint, eye scan for children under 5 years

27 Jul 2021

Aadhaar: No fingerprint, eye scan for children under 5 years

Fingerprints and eye scan are not required to apply for an Aadhaar card for children aged below five years, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said.

SIM card vendor arrested for forging Aadhaar card details

02 Jul 2021

SIM card vendor arrested for forging Aadhaar card details

A 27-year-old SIM card dealer was arrested from south Delhi in connection with a forgery and cheating case, police said on Friday.

Deadline for linking Aadhaar and PAN extended till June 30

31 Mar 2021

Deadline for linking Aadhaar and PAN extended till June 30

The deadline to link PAN (Permanent Account Number) and Aadhaar has been extended till June 30, 2021.

Aadhaar-PAN linking last date: Here's how you can do it

31 Mar 2021

Aadhaar-PAN linking last date: Here's how you can do it

The last date to link the PAN card and the Aadhaar card is March 31 (today).

SC hears plea on 3cr ration cards' cancellation over Aadhaar

17 Mar 2021

SC hears plea on 3cr ration cards' cancellation over Aadhaar

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the central government's response on a plea regarding the cancellation of three crore ration cards for not linking them with Aadhaar cards.

'Aadhaar' trailer: Vineet Kumar and team promise an intriguing dramedy

13 Jan 2021

'Aadhaar' trailer: Vineet Kumar and team promise an intriguing dramedy

The trailer of Aadhaar, an upcoming social dramedy revolving around the titular identification card, is now out.

#TechBytes: How to withdraw PF using an app

30 Aug 2020

#TechBytes: How to withdraw PF using an app

The novel coronavirus pandemic has created a situation of financial uncertainty for the entire Indian population.

Delhi's hospitals for Delhiites: List of documents needed for treatment

08 Jun 2020

Delhi's hospitals for Delhiites: List of documents needed for treatment

Delhi, which is seeing a worrying rise in coronavirus cases, has taken a "step" towards protecting its overwhelmed healthcare system by reserving beds in state-run and private hospitals only for residents, a move that has earned criticism for the AAP-led government.

Forget free tickets, migrants allegedly charged more for special trains

09 May 2020

Forget free tickets, migrants allegedly charged more for special trains

Even after the Centre clarified that migrant workers will not be charged for special trains facilitating inter-state transport, workers in Uttar Pradesh had a different story to tell.

#FinancialBytes: Financial deadlines to watch out for in March 2020

15 Mar 2020

#FinancialBytes: Financial deadlines to watch out for in March 2020

One must stay on top of crucial financial deadlines in order to have an organized financial life and avoid penalties.

Government says parents' place, date of birth essential for NPR

06 Mar 2020

Government says parents' place, date of birth essential for NPR

Amid uproar regarding the National Population Register (NPR), the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has informed a standing committee of Parliament that questions related to parents' birth were asked in the past as well and it's necessary for "back-end data processing".

For participating in CAA protest, minor spends 42-days in jail

08 Feb 2020

For participating in CAA protest, minor spends 42-days in jail

A minor, who allegedly participated in the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow, spent 42 days in jail, a report in TOI said on Saturday.

Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day

25 Jan 2020

Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day

Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26.

What is marriage certificate and how to apply for it?

17 Jan 2020

What is marriage certificate and how to apply for it?

A marriage certificate is an important document to have for married couples in India. It serves as the legal proof of marriage between two individuals.

What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

15 Dec 2019

What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

Starting today, the government has enforced the system of electronic toll collection on national highways using FASTags.

#TechBytes: 4 handy features in UIDAI's new mAadhaar app

25 Nov 2019

#TechBytes: 4 handy features in UIDAI's new mAadhaar app

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has released a new version of the mAadhaar app.

You'll be fined Rs. 10,000, if you give wrong PAN

10 Nov 2019

You'll be fined Rs. 10,000, if you give wrong PAN

You need to be extra careful while filling your Permanent Account Number (PAN), as even a minor error in spelling out the ten-digit alphanumeric identity could cost you as much as Rs. 10,000.

Now, apply for instant e-PAN using Aadhaar. Here's how

05 Nov 2019

Now, apply for instant e-PAN using Aadhaar. Here's how

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax department to all taxpaying entities in India.

Government doesn't know what it spent to make one Aadhaar

01 Nov 2019

Government doesn't know what it spent to make one Aadhaar

The government has spent crores of rupees to assign a 12-digit unique identity number to each Indian resident through Aadhaar.

Don't have PAN? You can use these two documents, instead

30 Oct 2019

Don't have PAN? You can use these two documents, instead

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax Department to all taxpayers in India.

Benefits and procedure of linking PAN and Aadhaar

28 Oct 2019

Benefits and procedure of linking PAN and Aadhaar

December 31, 2019 is the last date to link your PAN with Aadhaar. Earlier, this deadline was September 30.

Here's how NRIs can apply for PAN in India

24 Oct 2019

Here's how NRIs can apply for PAN in India

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax Department to all tax-paying individuals and organizations in India.

Want to link your SBI account with Aadhaar? Here's how

17 Oct 2019

Want to link your SBI account with Aadhaar? Here's how

Although according to the Supreme Court, it is no longer mandatory to link your Aadhaar with bank account, it could still prove to be beneficial.

Here's how Aadhaar can come handy in emergency situations

15 Oct 2019

Here's how Aadhaar can come handy in emergency situations

With a plethora of government services linked with your Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Here's how to link PAN and Aadhaar via different modes

09 Oct 2019

Here's how to link PAN and Aadhaar via different modes

December 31, 2019 is the last date to link your PAN with Aadhaar. Earlier, this deadline was September 30.

Here's how to file Aadhaar complaints via post, website, phone

05 Oct 2019

Here's how to file Aadhaar complaints via post, website, phone

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

IRCTC: Here's how you can book up to 12 tickets/month

03 Oct 2019

IRCTC: Here's how you can book up to 12 tickets/month

In a bid to facilitate online bookings for frequent travelers and to further push Aadhaar usage, the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers the facility to book as many as 12 tickets in a month (extended from normal limit of 6 tickets), through its website and app, if you've duly linked your account with Aadhaar.

Want to link Aadhaar with bank account? Here's how

01 Oct 2019

Want to link Aadhaar with bank account? Here's how

The process to link your Aadhaar card with bank account is simple and quite similar for most of the banks.

Deadline to link PAN with Aadhaar extended to December 31

28 Sep 2019

Deadline to link PAN with Aadhaar extended to December 31

The deadline to link Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar has been extended by three months to December 31, 2019 according to an official notification released by the Ministry of Finance today. Earlier, this deadline was September 30.

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

24 Sep 2019

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

Non-resident Indians (NRIs), holding a valid Indian passport, can now apply for Aadhaar on arrival, according to a government notification.

Aadhaar: Some lesser-known features you may not know about

17 Sep 2019

Aadhaar: Some lesser-known features you may not know about

Aadhaar is a 12-digit identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to the residents of India.

Do NRIs need to link their PAN with Aadhaar?

12 Sep 2019

Do NRIs need to link their PAN with Aadhaar?

According to government's notification, it is mandatory to link PAN and Aadhaar latest by September 30, 2019, or your PAN might become invalid.

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

05 Sep 2019

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has set up several Aadhaar Seva Kendras (ASKs) in many cities across the country.

Automatic PAN generation for taxpayers using Aadhaar to file ITR

04 Sep 2019

Automatic PAN generation for taxpayers using Aadhaar to file ITR

The Income Tax department will now issue a Permanent Account Number (PAN) to taxpayers using their Aadhaar number to file Income Tax returns, as a new method to link the two databases.

Need to update/correct details in PAN card? Here's the procedure

28 Aug 2019

Need to update/correct details in PAN card? Here's the procedure

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.

mAadhaar app: Key features, how to download/use, and more

28 Aug 2019

mAadhaar app: Key features, how to download/use, and more

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Want to secure Aadhaar? Here's how to lock/unlock its data

26 Aug 2019

Want to secure Aadhaar? Here's how to lock/unlock its data

In a bid to enhance security of users' biometric data, and prevent potential misuse of sensitive personal information, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) launched a service, by which users can "lock/unlock" their biometrics.

Lost/misplaced PAN card? Here's how you can get a duplicate

25 Aug 2019

Lost/misplaced PAN card? Here's how you can get a duplicate

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India, that is essential for undergoing various financial transactions such as receiving taxable salaries/professional fees, sale or purchase of assets, trading of mutual funds, etc.

How to change your name after marriage in Aadhaar card

24 Aug 2019

How to change your name after marriage in Aadhaar card

With so many government services linked with your Aadhaar card, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Thus, having correct and updated information in the UIDAI database becomes vital.

PAN card with QR code: All you need to know

23 Aug 2019

PAN card with QR code: All you need to know

According to Income Tax (I-T) Act rules, it is illegal to hold more than one PAN card.