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21 Nov 2017


Mandatory Aadhaar linkage with property, is it happening?

In an attempt to weed out illegal wealth hidden as assets, Union Housing Minister Hardeep Puri has hinted that linking Aadhaar with property transactions would be made mandatory.

02 Sep 2017


In MP, over 90 lakh cattle to get Aadhaar-like UIDs

Madhya Pradesh has become the first state to start work on a central scheme aimed at providing Aadhaar-like UID to cows.

31 Aug 2017


Aadhaar-PAN linking deadline extended to December 31

The government has extended the deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar till December 31. The earlier deadline was August 31.

04 Aug 2017


Aadhaar will now be mandatory to register deaths

Expanding the scope of Aadhaar even more, the government has now made Aadhaar mandatory for registration of deaths starting October 1, 2017.

31 Jul 2017


Aadhaar-PAN linking deadline extended to Aug 31

The CBDT has extended the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar and PAN till August 31. Income tax returns would be processed after the linking is done, CBDT says.

19 Jul 2017


Aadhaar Debate: Right to privacy not absolute, says SC

While hearing petitions on whether privacy is a fundamental right under the Indian Constitution, a nine-judge Supreme Court bench observed 'right to privacy' was not absolute.

19 Jul 2017


Now, carry your Aadhaar profile on your mobile phones

An app called mAadhaar has been launched by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) that enables one to carry the unique identification profile on one's mobile.

18 Jul 2017


Mumbai's buildings to now get Aadhaar-like UIDs!

Mumbai's buildings now have their own Aadhaar-like identity numbers! The BMC has started the process of issuing unique identification (UID) numbers to the city's structures.

11 Jul 2017


Aadhaar to soon be mandatory for buying and selling property

The scope of Aadhaar will soon be expanded to even more sectors. In the next phase, it is going to be made mandatory for buying and selling property in India.

10 Jul 2017

Madhya Pradesh

300 retailers quit after fertilizers sale linked to Aadhaar

A survey conducted by MicroSave for NITI Aayog revealed that almost 300 fertilizer retailers called it quits after linking of Aadhaar for availing subsidy benefits became mandatory.

08 Jul 2017


Microsoft is firing people, rumours have now been confirmed

Putting rumors to rest, tech giant Microsoft confirmed that it will, indeed, let go of several employees. The extent of these layoffs is expected to run in thousands.

06 Jul 2017


Lost Aadhaar? A step-by-step guide to get a duplicate one

With Aadhaar becoming such an important document in today's India, one needs to always be careful so as to not misplace it.

05 Jul 2017


Mandatory Aadhaar-PAN linking: Who all are exempt?

Starting July, linking Aadhaar with PAN became mandatory for filing tax returns. However, there are certain sections which are exempt from the otherwise mandatory linking subject to specific conditions.

30 Jun 2017


Activist's Aadhaar card biometrically-authenticated; but he never applied for one

Aadhaar cards were introduced to provide unique identity to people and eliminate "duplicates" and "ghosts".

28 Jun 2017


Aadhaar now mandatory for PAN: All you need to know

The government has announced that it will be mandatory to provide Aadhaar details or enrolment ID while applying for PAN.

From July, Aadhaar mandatory to apply for PAN

Starting July 1, it will be mandatory to provide Aadhaar details or enrolment ID while applying for PAN.

20 Jun 2017


Aadhaar linking for land records not required, it's a hoax

While the government is getting its Aadhaar scheme implemented, it appears that some frauds out there are spreading false rumors regarding it, fuelling concerns of citizens, who are scurrying to get Aadhaar linked to their accounts.

16 Jun 2017


Bengaluru: 5 held for issuing Aadhaar cards using fake documents

Yelahanka New Town police arrested five persons for issuing Aadhaar card to applicants using fake documents for Rs. 1000 to Rs. 5,000 a piece.

16 Jun 2017

PAN Card

Aadhaar to be mandatory for new bank accounts

The Center has declared that Aadhaar card will be mandatory for opening new bank accounts and for transactions above Rs. 50,000.

Aadhaar mandatory for tax returns from July, announces govt

The government has announced that Aadhaar will be a "must" for filing I-T returns from July 1.

SC: Aadhaar can't be made mandatory for filling tax returns

The Supreme Court has stayed the government notification mandating linking of Aadhaar number with PAN till a constitution bench decides on the matter, reported ANI.

ID proof must for booking flight tickets soon, says ministry

Currently, when you walk into an airport you have to show an identity proof to get pass the gates and board your flights.

28 May 2017


EPFO to invest Rs. 18,000 crore in equity

The Employees' Provident Fund Organization's central board of trustees will invest 15% or over Rs. 18,000 crore in stocks this financial year in a bid to stimulate the stock market.

23 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Aadhaar now mandatory for all UP board exam candidates

The UP Board of Secondary Education (UPBSE) has now made Aadhaar cards compulsory for prospective board exam candidates.

17 May 2017


EPFO cuts down claim settlement period to 10 days

The Employees' Provident Fund Organization has reduced the period for settlement of claims to 10 days. The eventual goal is to settle claims within three hours.

13 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath

UP government to make Saturdays "no school bag days"

After several reforms for UP schools, the Yogi Adityanath government is now mulling making Saturdays "no school bag day" so students could participate in extracurricular activities.

11 May 2017


Bengaluru- School children crowd-fund for heart surgeries

More than 50 students from Delhi Public School Yelahanka, belonging to standards 9,10 and 12 have initiated a crowd-funding campaign for 60 days.

10 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath

All govt school students in UP to get Aadhaar

Uttar Pradesh has now made Aadhaar mandatory for students of classes I to VIII in government schools.

09 May 2017


How to submit your EPF claim online?

Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has recently launched an initiative that will allow citizens to submit their claims online.

08 May 2017


Aadhaar leaks are troubling, but what about the daily trickle?

While the response to the introduction of Aadhaar has been majorly positive, in the recent light of leaks, it has ushered in intense skepticism against it.

07 May 2017

Andhra Pradesh

Has Aadhaar linkage improved mid-day meals?

The government is set to assess the efficacy of linking Aadhaar to the mid-day meal scheme. If found effective it will continue as is, but if there is space for improvement the government will introduce changes.

05 May 2017


'Digital India' gets indigenously developed bio-solar ATMs

Another major boost for the Digital India drive comes in the form of a bio-solar ATM that has been developed by Indian scientists keeping the rural areas in mind.

04 May 2017


Airports are now seeking Aadhaar check-ins

In what appears to be a natural progression following the Railways' push for Aadhaar-based identification, airports are now mulling on introducing the same practice to ease their burden.

03 May 2017


Govt: Citizens don't have absolute rights over their bodies

In an alarming statement, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told the Supreme Court that citizens do not have an "absolute" right on their bodies or body parts.

03 May 2017


UIDAI denies reports of leak of 13cr Aadhaar holders' details

UIDAI has rejected reports of leak of 13 crore Aadhaar numbers and 10 crore bank account numbers, as claimed by the Centre for Internet and Society.

03 May 2017


Aadhaar-PAN linkage to target black money, terrorist-financing: Centre tells SC

Centre on Tuesday conveyed to the SC that Aadhaar was made a pre-condition for PAN cards in order to identify fake PAN cards used for terror financing and circulation of black money.

02 May 2017


Government has made public up to 13.5 crore Aadhaar numbers

The Centre for Internet and Society found that just four government websites have made public 13.5 crore Aadhaar numbers, plus 100 million bank account numbers.

28 Apr 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Engineer makes fake Aadhaar cards for clinical trials

A youth in Gujarat was apprehended by police for creating 100s of fake Aadhaar cards.

25 Apr 2017


Water ministry website publishes Aadhaar details of scheme beneficiaries

In the first instance of Aadhaar data privacy breach by a central ministry, the Union Water and Sanitation Department was found to have uploaded on its website Aadhaar numbers of beneficiaries of the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin.

24 Apr 2017


'Gau raksha' goes overboard: Now cows to get Aadhaar-like UIDs!

After tightening norms on smuggling and slaughter for the protection of cattle, the government seems to have gone a tad bit overboard in its 'gau raksha' mission.

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