Voter ID

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Bengal man issued voter ID with dog's photo; issue corrected

05 Mar 2020

Bengal man issued voter ID with dog's photo; issue corrected

The Election Commission on Wednesday corrected its error after it issued a voter ID card with the photograph of a dog.

#DelhiViolence: Property gutted, riot-victims struggle to show proofs for compensation

02 Mar 2020

#DelhiViolence: Property gutted, riot-victims struggle to show proofs for compensation

Last week, residents of riot-hit areas of Northeast Delhi struggled to stay alive, and now the victims are trying to pick up the pieces.

What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

15 Dec 2019

What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

Starting today, the government has enforced the system of electronic toll collection on national highways using FASTags.

Here's how NRIs can apply for PAN in India

24 Oct 2019

Here's how NRIs can apply for PAN in India

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax Department to all tax-paying individuals and organizations in India.

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

24 Sep 2019

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

Non-resident Indians (NRIs), holding a valid Indian passport, can now apply for Aadhaar on arrival, according to a government notification.

Investing in Provident Funds? Here's how much you can earn

11 Sep 2019

Investing in Provident Funds? Here's how much you can earn

Public Provident Fund, popularly known as PPF scheme, is a long-term savings scheme, launched by the National Savings Institute (Government of India) in 1968.

#Elections2019: Name missing in voter-list? Here's how to cast vote

22 Apr 2019

#Elections2019: Name missing in voter-list? Here's how to cast vote

In order to cast vote, a voter must ensure that their name is in the voter list. The Election Commission says one is entitled to vote only if their name is in the electoral roll.

Here's what you will need to get/update Aadhaar card

17 Apr 2019

Here's what you will need to get/update Aadhaar card

With so many government welfare-schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

How to get Voter-ID card ahead of Lok Sabha elections

21 Mar 2019

How to get Voter-ID card ahead of Lok Sabha elections

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months to go, it's time to gear up.

Your name missing from voters' list? Here's what to do

07 Mar 2019

Your name missing from voters' list? Here's what to do

If your name doesn't appear on your state/UT's electoral roll, you won't be able to cast your vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Voter ID: How to track your application status online

06 Mar 2019

Voter ID: How to track your application status online

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

All you need to know about NRI Voter ID card

04 Mar 2019

All you need to know about NRI Voter ID card

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

How to transfer your Voter-ID from one state to another

02 Mar 2019

How to transfer your Voter-ID from one state to another

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

Rajasthan: Voter-ID, PAN-card among 12 documents valid for casting votes

01 Mar 2019

Rajasthan: Voter-ID, PAN-card among 12 documents valid for casting votes

Besides voter identity card, 11 other documents can be used to prove identity for exercising one's franchise in the upcoming Lok Sabha election, according to a statement from the office of Rajasthan Chief Electoral Officer.

Error in your Voter-ID card? Here's how to rectify it

28 Feb 2019

Error in your Voter-ID card? Here's how to rectify it

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

Lost your Voter-ID card? Here's how to get a duplicate

26 Feb 2019

Lost your Voter-ID card? Here's how to get a duplicate

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

#FinancialBytes: How NRIs can apply for PAN card in India

26 Feb 2019

#FinancialBytes: How NRIs can apply for PAN card in India

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax Department to all tax-paying individuals and organizations in India.

#FinancialBytes: How to open a PPF account

25 Feb 2019

#FinancialBytes: How to open a PPF account

Public Provident Fund, popularly known as the PPF scheme, is a long-term savings scheme, launched by the National Savings Institute, Government of India, in 1968.

How to get Voter-ID card ahead of Lok Sabha elections

23 Feb 2019

How to get Voter-ID card ahead of Lok Sabha elections

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months to go, it's time to gear up.

Step-by-step guide to get Aadhaar card

14 Feb 2019

Step-by-step guide to get Aadhaar card

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Here's how you can apply for a Voter ID online

08 Feb 2019

Here's how you can apply for a Voter ID online

With the Lok Sabha elections just three months away, it's time to gear up.

Here's how you can apply for a Voter ID online

02 Feb 2019

Here's how you can apply for a Voter ID online

With the Lok Sabha elections just three months away, it's time to gear up.

#JEEMain2019: Important things, instructions students must keep in mind

06 Jan 2019

#JEEMain2019: Important things, instructions students must keep in mind

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is the most difficult engineering entrance exam for admission to India's top institutes. JEE consists of Main and Advanced exams.

#PolicyExplainer: What is Ayushman Bharat and how to avail it?

28 Dec 2018

#PolicyExplainer: What is Ayushman Bharat and how to avail it?

A majority of Indians lack access to health insurance and modern healthcare, which is one of the biggest challenges faced especially by the poor.

Buy Vivo Nex, Vivo V11 Pro at Rs. 101 down-payment

21 Dec 2018

Buy Vivo Nex, Vivo V11 Pro at Rs. 101 down-payment

In a bid to attract buyers this festive season, Vivo has announced its "New Phone, New You" offer, which kicked off yesterday.

DigiLocker: How to store government documents on India's 'digital locker'

08 Dec 2018

DigiLocker: How to store government documents on India's 'digital locker'

We all know the importance of government-issued documents like Aadhaar, PAN, Driving License etc.

Decoding the 3 levels of Intellectual Mafias

30 Nov 2018

Decoding the 3 levels of Intellectual Mafias

This is what defines Intellectual mafias: Too much discussion (they call it discourse), selective biases, echo chambers, and Pakistan apologists (not all of them).

Despite SC verdict, telcos using Aadhaar-based KYC for issuing SIMs

26 Oct 2018

Despite SC verdict, telcos using Aadhaar-based KYC for issuing SIMs

Almost a month after the Supreme Court ruled that private companies could not ask for Aadhaar details, it has been found that several leading telcos are still using Aadhaar-based eKYC for issuing mobile SIM cards.

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about Ayushman Bharat scheme

23 Sep 2018

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about Ayushman Bharat scheme

The flagship Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) is being inaugurated today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jharkhand.

How to correctly update your address in Aadhaar card

15 Sep 2018

How to correctly update your address in Aadhaar card

If you're looking to update your address in Aadhaar card, know that the most convenient and economical way of doing so is through the UIDAI website.

#KeralaFloods: How to retrieve lost/damaged documents, Aadhaar, ID proofs

24 Aug 2018

#KeralaFloods: How to retrieve lost/damaged documents, Aadhaar, ID proofs

Although the situation in Kerala is reaching normalcy as rehab operations are currently underway, but the destruction of lives, property, and assets it has resulted in is tremendous, and disheartening.

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

24 Aug 2018

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

In India, the Election Commission prevents election fraud by issuing a unique voter ID card to eligible citizens.

How can you spot the 3 levels of Intellectual Mafias?

21 Aug 2018

How can you spot the 3 levels of Intellectual Mafias?

This is what defines Intellectual mafias: Too much discussion (they call it discourse), selective biases, echo chambers, and Pakistan apologists (not all of them).

This is how you can apply for an Aadhaar card

31 Jul 2018

This is how you can apply for an Aadhaar card

Aadhaar card is one the most important documents that each and every Indian citizen should have.

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

18 Jul 2018

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

In India, the Election Commission prevents election fraud by issuing a unique voter ID card to eligible citizens.

This is how you can apply for an Aadhaar card

30 Jun 2018

This is how you can apply for an Aadhaar card

Aadhaar card is one the most important documents that each and every Indian citizen should have.

WhatsApp Payments or Paytm, who will win digital payments race?

12 Jun 2018

WhatsApp Payments or Paytm, who will win digital payments race?

The world's largest messaging app WhatsApp, which has now become a part and parcel of our daily lives, recently rolled out its digital payments feature 'WhatsApp Payments' on a trial basis in India.

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

02 Jun 2018

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

In India, the Election Commission prevents election fraud by issuing a unique voter ID card to eligible citizens.

Get faster 'Out-of-Turn' Passports without extra fee

05 Apr 2018

Get faster 'Out-of-Turn' Passports without extra fee

The NDA government has continued to make the process of getting passports easier. One change it has introduced is police verification after issuance of passport.

Despite relief from SC, Aadhaar still mandatory for income-tax returns

22 Mar 2018

Despite relief from SC, Aadhaar still mandatory for income-tax returns

It has been 10 days since the SC indefinitely extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar to various services, but the Income Tax (I-T) website continues to grossly violate laws.