Section 57

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Aadhaar not mandatory for opening bank accounts, mobile connections

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.

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

31 May 2019

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

13 Apr 2019

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

13 Mar 2019

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

24 Feb 2019

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

Aadhaar card: Where it is mandatory and where not

20 Feb 2019

Aadhaar card: Where it is mandatory and where not

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a document proof.

Soon, Aadhaar details will be optional for bank accounts, SIM-cards

11 Dec 2018

Soon, Aadhaar details will be optional for bank accounts, SIM-cards

On the first day of the Winter Session of the Parliament, the Modi government has decided to make Aadhaar details optional for those applying for new mobile connections and those opening new bank accounts.

How you can de-link Aadhaar from your bank and e-wallets

09 Nov 2018

How you can de-link Aadhaar from your bank and e-wallets

In an important judgment, the Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down some provisions relating to authentication of the Aadhaar programme, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.

Two cases under which banks might ask for your Aadhaar

05 Nov 2018

Two cases under which banks might ask for your Aadhaar

The Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down Section 57 of Aadhaar Act in addition to some provisions relating to the authentication of Aadhaar.

How to link your Aadhaar with PAN, online and offline

02 Nov 2018

How to link your Aadhaar with PAN, online and offline

The Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down some provisions relating to the authentication of Aadhaar, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.

Aadhaar: Where the document is mandatory and where not

26 Oct 2018

Aadhaar: Where the document is mandatory and where not

The Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down some provisions relating to the authentication of Aadhaar, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.

Telecom operators, banks may be allowed to use Aadhaar: Jaitley

06 Oct 2018

Telecom operators, banks may be allowed to use Aadhaar: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said a Parliament-approved legislation can restore mandatory linking of biometric ID Aadhaar with mobile phones and bank accounts, but did not say if the government will bring a new law for the same.

Error in Aadhaar, Odisha man says he will commit suicide

06 Oct 2018

Error in Aadhaar, Odisha man says he will commit suicide

An employee of Odisha Electrical Department has said he will commit suicide as he is unable to withdraw money from the Employee Provident Fund due to an error in his Aadhaar card.

UIDAI asks telcos to submit plan to discontinue Aadhaar-based eKYC

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.

How you can de-link Aadhaar from your bank and e-wallets

30 Sep 2018

How you can de-link Aadhaar from your bank and e-wallets

In an important judgment, the Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down some provisions relating to authentication of the Aadhaar programme, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.

#AadhaarVerdict: Justice Chandrachud, sole dissenting judge, highlights the program's flaws

26 Sep 2018

#AadhaarVerdict: Justice Chandrachud, sole dissenting judge, highlights the program's flaws

The sole dissenting judge in Aadhaar verdict, Justice DY Chandrachud called the Aadhaar Act unconstitutional and said passing it as a Money Bill was a fraud.

SC's Aadhaar verdict: Slap on BJP's face, says Congress

26 Sep 2018

SC's Aadhaar verdict: Slap on BJP's face, says Congress

The Congress today welcomed the Supreme Court decision to strike down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act, which allowed private parties to access Aadhaar data, and termed it a "slap on the face of BJP".

Aadhaar verdict: 3 ways Supreme Court's judgment affects you

26 Sep 2018

Aadhaar verdict: 3 ways Supreme Court's judgment affects you

In an important judgment, the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the legality of Aadhaar program and noted it empowered the marginalized section of the society.

#AadhaarVerdict: SC upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, with conditions

26 Sep 2018

#AadhaarVerdict: SC upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, with conditions

Giving an important judgment on Aadhaar, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down some provisions relating to authentication of the program, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.