Ajay Bhushan Pandey
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.
01 Oct 2018
UIDAI asks telcos to submit plan to discontinue Aadhaar-based eKYC
Days after the Supreme Court imposed curbs on the use of Aadhaar, biometric-issuing authority UIDAI today asked telecom companies to submit, within the next 15 days, a plan to stop using the 12-digit Unique ID number for customer authentication.
13 Sep 2018
RBI Governor Urjit Patel to deliver lecture to anti-corruption officers
RBI Governor Urjit Patel is scheduled to deliver a lecture to senior anti-corruption officers working with banks and other public sector organizations next week in New Delhi.
26 Mar 2018
UIDAI to introduce face authentication for Aadhaar verification from July
The UIDAI will introduce face authentication as a means of verifying Aadhaar users from July 1, 2018.
25 Mar 2018
UIDAI denies claims of Aadhaar data breach on Indane's systems
The UIDAI has denied the claims of an Aadhaar data breach on the systems run by state-owned utility company Indane.
16 Mar 2018
Despite SC-order, Aadhaar still mandatory for certain services: UIDAI CEO
The SC's interim order on the Aadhaar deadline might not mean relief for everyone. In an interview with HT, UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey clarified several issues.
19 Dec 2017
No proposal to link Aadhaar to property, says govt
A month after MoS Housing Hardeep Puri hinted that Aadhaar would be linked to property transactions, the government claimed in the Parliament there's no such proposal under consideration.
30 Nov 2017
Airtel 'misused' Aadhaar access to open bank accounts without consent
Airtel is reportedly abusing its access to customers' Aadhaar number by opening accounts in Airtel Payments Bank without their permission.
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.
15 Nov 2017
Three new ways for you to re-verify SIM with Aadhaar
The UIDAI has approved three new ways for citizens to re-verify their SIMs with Aadhaar without having to visit retailers.
06 Sep 2017
Govt extends deadline for banks to set up Aadhaar centres
The UIDAI has given banks one more month to open Aadhaar enrolment centres at their branches; the original order had come in July and the 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.
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.
26 Mar 2017
Aadhaar to be linked to mobile numbers, Driving licenses
In an attempt to implement a fool-proof identity verification system, telcos have been asked to link mobile numbers to their owners' Aadhaar numbers.
22 Mar 2017
Aadhaar mandated to apply for PAN card, filing I-T returns
The government has made it mandatory to have an Aadhaar number for individuals applying for PAN Cards or filing I-T returns.
08 Mar 2017
No Aadhaar, no gas for BPL households
The government has made it mandatory for below-poverty-line (BPL) households to produce an Aadhaar card to avail of free cooking gas under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.
08 Mar 2017
Centre: Aadhaar card not mandatory for Mid Day Meal
The Centre clarified that no person will be deprived of benefits and subsidy schemes due to the lack of an Aadhaar card.
18 Feb 2017
Students now have to furnish Aadhaar details for govt scholarships
Students outside of J&K wishing to apply for the Central Sector Scholarship Scheme will have to mandatorily provide their Aadhaar details.
07 Jan 2017
Aadhaar mandatory to avail EPFO benefits
Retirement fund body EPFO said in order for the 50 lakh pensioners and around 4 crore subscribers to avail benefits of its social security schemes, providing their Aadhaar card would be mandatory.