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13 Jun 2019
Aadhaar not mandatory for opening bank accounts, mobile connections
On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet approved the Aadhaar Amendment Bill which will act as an amendment to the Aadhaar Act 2016, and will replace an earlier ordinance issued in March, 2019.
23 Dec 2018
#SnoopingRow: RTIs reveal UPA intercepted 9,000 calls, 500 emails monthly
Just days back, a political row had erupted over a government order that gave sweeping powers of surveillance to 10 Central agencies.
22 Dec 2018
Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification
On Thursday, the Centre gave powers to ten Central investigative agencies to intercept and monitor all data present in any computer and invited criticism from the opposition which claimed the country was being made into an 'Orwellian state'.
03 Aug 2018
Government withdraws social media monitoring hub proposal after SC rebuke
The Centre is withdrawing its proposal of creating a social media monitoring hub, it told the SC, weeks after the apex court termed the move akin to "creating a surveillance state."
26 Apr 2018
'We never ordered mandatory SIM-Aadhaar linking': SC slams Center
For months, the government kept urging telcos to link subscribers' SIM cards with Aadhaar. In turn, telcos kept harassing customers with constant messages.