Linking Aadhaar

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80% bank accounts, 60% SIM have been linked with Aadhaar

04 Mar 2018

80% bank accounts, 60% SIM have been linked with Aadhaar

A month before the expiry of the deadline, around 80% of bank accounts and 60% of mobile connections have been linked with national biometric identifier Aadhaar, according to a senior official at UIDAI.

Linking Aadhaar with SIM cost this man Rs. 1 lakh

12 Jan 2018

Linking Aadhaar with SIM cost this man Rs. 1 lakh

Trying to link his mobile number with Aadhaar card, as per government directives, has cost a man in Jaipur Rs. 110,000.

How to link Aadhaar with LPG connection

28 Nov 2017

How to link Aadhaar with LPG connection

The Indian government allows citizens to receive 12 LPG cylinders every year at subsidized rates.

PM Modi launches UMANG app for one-stop access to services

24 Nov 2017

PM Modi launches UMANG app for one-stop access to services

PM Narendra Modi has finally launched the much-awaited UMANG app, which will allow citizens to access hundreds of public services on a single platform.

Linking Aadhaar to bank account is mandatory, RBI clarifies

21 Oct 2017

Linking Aadhaar to bank account is mandatory, RBI clarifies

Hours ago, media reports emerged that RBI had denied instructing banks to mandatorily link Aadhaar to accounts.

UIDAI blacklists firm that leaked Dhoni's details

29 Mar 2017

UIDAI blacklists firm that leaked Dhoni's details

The UIDAI has blacklisted the Aadhaar Centre that accidentally leaked cricketer MS Dhoni's personal details online, for ten years.

Aadhaar: Govt-approved agency tweets Dhoni's personal details in major gaffe

29 Mar 2017

Aadhaar: Govt-approved agency tweets Dhoni's personal details in major gaffe

After e-governance firm Common Services Center, which assists the Centre in Aadhaar enrolment, tweeted photographs of M.S. Dhoni's personal details on the Aadhaar website in a 'fan moment', his wife Sakshi reached out to IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, asking, "..is there any privacy left ??? (sic)"

SC: Aadhaar cannot be compulsory for welfare schemes

27 Mar 2017

SC: Aadhaar cannot be compulsory for welfare schemes

The SC has clarified that Aadhaar cards cannot be made compulsory by the government for availing of welfare schemes.

Aadhaar Cards: How safe is our sensitive data?

24 Mar 2017

Aadhaar Cards: How safe is our sensitive data?

The Centre is making 'Aadhaar Card' mandatory for filing Income Tax Returns, applying for PAN card, and availing several schemes and services from 1 Apr'17.