19 August 2019


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Judgments

Aadhaar useable for more government schemes; remains voluntary(15.10.2015)

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court delivered a succinct verdict on the Aadhaar card, picking up where it previously left off. It allowed the Ca.....

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Aadhaar not mandatory for registering marriage(01.04.2016)

The Central Information Commission ordered Delhi government to provide adequate facilities for couples seeking registration of their marriage on the b.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Aadhaar Data is Never Breached or Leaked: UIDAI(20.11.2017)

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) responding to a news report, appeared in certain section of media on "210 Government sites made A.....

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Enforcement date of Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Act, 2019(25.07.2019)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 1 of the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Act, 2019 (14 of 2019), the Central Gove.....

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Aadhaar mandatory for pensioners(14.12.2016)

There is, at present, no proposal to make Aadhaar seeding mandatory for release of pension to the Central Government pensioners. Eighty-seven percent .....

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Aadhaar Card as Id Proof(03.04.2018)

'Prisons' is a State subject as per entry 4 of List II of the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution of India. The administration and management of pris.....

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News

Clause in Aadhaar Act Badly Drafted, Says Supreme Court(11.04.2018)

Supreme Court has faulted a clause in the Aadhaar Act, which validated all biometric enrolments even before the law was enacted with retrospective eff.....

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1.3 Billion Indians a Goldmine of Commercial Information: Supreme Court(13.04.2018)

Supreme Court, citing the illegal use of Facebook data by disgraced British firm Cambridge Analytica, has said that there is a chance that Aadhaar dat.....

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Supreme Court: Aadhaar Data Leak Can Influence Poll Outcome(18.04.2018)

Supreme Court has said that a leak of Aadhaar data can influence the outcome of an election.

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Supreme Court: Not Sure If Aadhaar is Best Model to Accord Benefits(20.04.2018)

Supreme Court has said that it was not sure whether bringing people "face to face" with authorities through Aadhaar was the best model as the state sh.....

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Consider Correcting Anomaly in Linking PAN with Aadhaar for Transgenders: Supreme Court(24.04.2018)

Supreme Court has asked the Centre to consider correcting the anomaly which has surfaced in linking of PAN with Aadhaar number with regard to transgen.....

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Supreme Court: Never Directed Aadhaar-Mobile Number Linkage(26.04.2018)

Supreme Court has clarified that it had not ordered mandatory linkage of mobile phone numbers with Aadhaar, and said that the government misinterprete.....

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Supreme Court: How Could Aadhaar Act Apply to Private Companies?(03.05.2018)

Supreme Court has raised questions as to why private entities were being allowed to use Aadhaar number when its objective, as per the Aadhaar Act 2016.....

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Supreme Court: Need to Address Aadhaar Authentication Failures(10.05.2018)

Supreme Court has acknowledged that failures in Aadhaar authentication could pose problems for the needy and said that the issue will have to be addre.....

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Aadhaar Lacks Regulatory Oversight: Supreme Court(11.05.2018)

Supreme Court has expressed concern over the lack of regulatory oversight in the Aadhaar superstructure and reserved judgement on the legality of the .....

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Aadhaar Card Can Be Considered as Proof of Age: Delhi High Court(01.06.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that Aadhaar card can be considered as a proof of age for the purpose of Rule 7 of the Juvenile Justice (JJ) Rules.

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Madras High Court: 'Aadhaar' Needed During Counselling for Medical Seats in TN(02.07.2018)

Madras High Court has directed aspiring medical students to produce their Aadhaar cards and photocopies of the same at the time of counselling, in a b.....

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CBDT Extends Aadhaar-PAN Linking Deadline To 31 March, 2019(02.07.2018)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended deadline for linking Aadhaar with Permanent Account Number (PAN) till 31 March, 2019.

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Bombay HC Directs State to Accept Income Tax Returns Without Aadhaar(09.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has granted interim relief to a group of 25 taxpayers who had filed a petition challenging the insistence of the Revenue Department .....

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Gujarat High Court Allows ITR Filing Sans Aadhaar(07.08.2018)

Gujarat High Court has allowed a man to file his income tax return (ITR) manually instead of doing it online which requires linkage to Aadhaar card, a.....

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Madras High Court: Linking Aadhaar With E-mail is Dangerous(16.08.2018)

Madras High Court has said that linking either Aadhaar card or any other government identity proof with e-mail as well as social media accounts of ind.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks UIDAI Reply on Aadhaar Security Plea(22.08.2018)

Delhi High Court has sought response from UIDAI and Centre on a plea raising concerns about Aadhaar data security and privacy of individuals.

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Supreme Court Slams UIDAI Tender To Conduct Online Surveillance(10.09.2018)

Supreme Court has demanded an explanation from the Centre over a UIDAI tender seeking to create a social media wing to counter “negative sentiments” o.....

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Delhi High Court Takes Suo-Moto Cognizance Of Loopholes In Aadhaar Verification System(14.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has taken suo-moto cognizance of the loopholes existing in the Aadhaar verification system at the time of linkage with existing mobil.....

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‘Can’t Deny Food Benefits to Kids Without Aadhaar: Bombay High Court(20.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed that no child in Maharashtra should be deprived of benefits of Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) for want of a.....

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‘Can’t Deny Food Benefits to Kids Without Aadhaar: Bombay High Court(20.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed that no child in Maharashtra should be deprived of benefits of Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) for want of a.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Validity of Aadhaar(26.09.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld the validity of Aadhaar and observed that sufficient security measures are taken to protect data and it is difficult to launc.....

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Provision Which Prevented Individuals from Filing Cases Under Aadhaar Act(26.09.2018)

Supreme Court has struck down Section 47 of Aadhaar Act which stated that criminal complaints for data breach can be filed only by UIDAI and prevented.....

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Government Can’t Share Aadhaar Data With Body Corporates: Supreme Court(26.09.2018)

Supreme Court has struck down Section 57 of Aadhaar Act which allowed Government to share Aadhar data with body corporates.

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Aadhaar Not Mandatory for Bank Account, Mobile Number but Must for Allotment of PAN: SC(26.09.2018)

Supreme Court has held that while Aadhaar would remain mandatory for filing of income tax returns and allotment of PAN, it would not be mandatory to l.....

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Aadhaar, Voter ID of Kin Not Mandatory for Admission: Delhi High Court(03.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has ruled that it is not mandatory to give Aadhaar and voter ID details of students, along with that of their siblings and parents, f.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Entertain Plea to Use Aadhaar to Trace Identity of Unidentified Dead Body(30.10.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to the Centre and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to utilise Aadhaa.....

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Delhi High Court Supports OTP Over Aadhaar Biometrics for SIM Registrations Due to Security Concerns(03.11.2018)

Delhi High Court has backed suggestions from a pair of amicus curiae briefs that OTP authentication replace the use of Aadhaar biometrics for SIM regi.....

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Delhi HC Asks UIDAI to Explain Why Aadhaar Data can’t be Used to Identify Unclaimed Bodies(14.11.2018)

Delhi High Court has asked the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to explain its reasons for rejecting the idea of matching the fingerpr.....

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Salary can't be Withheld for Not Linking Bank Account with Aadhaar: Bombay High Court(20.11.2018)

Bombay High Court has questioned centre's decision of withholding salary of a port trust employee since 2016 on the grounds that he had not linked his.....

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Supreme Court Refuses Urgent Hearing on Linking Voter IDs with Aadhaar(08.01.2019)

Supreme Court has declined urgent hearing of a plea seeking linking of Voter ID cards with Aadhaar numbers to curtail bogus and duplicate voting in el.....

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Aadhaar Entries Not Conclusive Proof in Criminal Cases: Allahabad HC(28.01.2019)

Allahabad High Court has observed that entries in Aadhaar Card indicating address, date of birth etc., cannot be regarded as conclusive proofs in crim.....

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Linking PAN with Aadhaar Mandatory, Reiterates SC(07.02.2019)

Supreme Court has said that Linkage of PAN with Aadhar is mandatory while disposing a special leave petition against an order of Delhi High Court whic.....

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SERVICE - Union Cabinet Approves Promulgation Of Aadhaar Amendment and Other Ordinances(01.03.2019)

Union Cabinet has approved promulgation of an Ordinance to make amendments to Aadhaar Act 2016, Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2005 & Indian Teleg.....

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CIVIL - President Gives Assent to Aadhaar Ordinance Allowing Use of Aadhaar for SIM Cards & Bank Accounts(05.03.2019)

President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to an ordinance that allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as ID proof for obtaining mobile SIM cards and ope.....

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Plea Against Aadhaar Ordinance: SC Asks Petitioner to Approach HC(05.04.2019)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea challenging recent Aadhaar Ordinance brought by Centre and asked the petitioners to approach high court .....

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Madras HC Tells Teacher Get Aadhaar or Else Leave the Job(17.04.2019)

Madras High Court has held that, while rejecting a plea of a teacher challenging introduction of Aadhaar Enabled Biometric Attendance System in Govern.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019(05.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asserting that the proposed amendment w.....

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Union Budget, 2019 – AADHAAR and PAN to be Used Interchangeably(05.07.2019)

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has informed that now AADHAAR and PAN can be used interchangeably.

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Aadhaar Ordinance: Supreme Court Orders Centre, UIDAI to Respond to Writ Petition(08.07.2019)

Supreme Court Bench has ordered the Centre and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), to respond to a writ petition challenging the new.....

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Parliament Passes Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019(09.07.2019)

Parliament has passed Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank .....

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice to Government Over Aadhaar Link for Property Documents(16.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has issued a notice to the Centre and AAP Government on a petition seeking directions to them to link movable and immovable property .....

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Calcutta HC: Aadhaar Card Is Not Proof of Citizenship(26.12.2016)

Calcutta High Court, while rejecting claim of citizenship on ground that accused possessed Aadhaar card, has ruled that ‘Aadhaar card is not a proof o.....

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Supreme Court Says ‘Data Collection by Private Agencies For Aadhaar Not a Good Idea’(06.01.2017)

Supreme Court, while refusing to expedite hearing of Aadhaar cases challenging constitutional validity of scheme, has observed that data collection by.....

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SC Agrees to Hear Plea Challenging Passing of Aadhaar Bill As Money Bill(14.02.2017)

Supreme Court has agreed to hear in detail a challenge by Jairam Ramesh, MP, to passing of Aadhaar Bill as a Money Bill.

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EPFO Allows Pension Withdrawals Without Aadhaar(01.03.2017)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has allowed full and final withdrawal of funds by the subscribers from their pension account without pro.....

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Government Makes Aadhaar Mandatory For Over Three Dozen Schemes(06.03.2017)

Government has made Aadhaar mandatory to avail of benefits under nearly three dozen central schemes apart from midday meal scheme at schools and Sarv .....

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Delhi High Court Notices Centre Over Making Aadhaar Must For Subsidized Food Grains(09.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Centre on a petition challenging Government’s decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for beneficiaries of subsidised.....

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UGC Directs Universities to Include Aadhaar, Photographs in Degrees, Certificates(23.03.2017)

University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all Universities and Educational Institutions to introduce identification mechanisms like student’s ph.....

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Supreme Court Negates Idea of Mandatory Aadhaar For Welfare Schemes(27.03.2017)

Supreme Court has said that Aadhaar cannot be mandatory for central welfare schemes, but added that it cannot stop Government from linking 12-digit id.....

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Supreme Court: No Wrong in Making Aadhaar Mandatory For Bank A/Cs, Mobile Numbers, Passports(28.03.2017)

Supreme Court has said that it would not be wrong on part of Government to make Aadhaar mandatory for opening bank accounts, getting mobile connection.....

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Quoting Aadhaar Mandatory For PAN Applications & IT Returns From 1st July, 2017(06.04.2017)

Quoting of Aadhaar for filing of income tax return and for making an application for allotment of Permanent Account Number (PAN) will be mandatory fro.....

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Supreme Court: Making Aadhaar Mandatory For filing I-T Returns Illegal(21.04.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Attorney General (AG) Mukul Rohatgi to justify making Aadhaar mandatory for filing Income Tax returns as it is a complete viol.....

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Supreme Court on Aadhar, PAN Row: We Cannot Preclude Parliament from Enacting Statutory Provisions(28.04.2017)

Supreme Court has put a poser as to why there was no objection from lawmakers on Government's decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for making PAN cards,.....

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Delhi High Court: "Allow Afghan Girl to Study Without an Aadhaar Card"(28.04.2017)

Delhi High Court directed AAP Government to ensure that a 12-year-old Afghan refugee girl, who has been allegedly asked by her school not to attend cl.....

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Supreme Court Refers Plea Challenging Aadhaar Act to Constitution Bench(10.05.2017)

Supreme Court has sent a fresh plea challenging Aadhaar Act and mandatory use of Unique Identification Number in at least 17 government schemes to a l.....

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SC Permits Urgent Hearing of Plea Against Compulsory Linkage of Aadhaar for Welfare Schemes(12.05.2017)

Supreme Court has agreed to hear an urgent plea to stay notifications issued by various Ministries, making possession of Aadhaar number as a mandatory.....

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CBDT Asks Taxpayers to Link Aadhaar with PAN Using SMS(31.05.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has directed taxpayers to link their Aadhaar with their PAN, using an SMS-based facility.

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SC Says Aadhaar Not Mandatory, But Linking it to PAN Mandatory for Those Who Have It(09.06.2017)

Supreme Court, while upholding Central Government’s decision to link Aadhaar to PAN for filing IT returns said that it is not compulsory for those who.....

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CBDT: Aadhaar Mandatory For ITR From July 1, As SC Ordered Only Partial Relief(12.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has clarified that for filing of tax returns and for obtaining Permanent Account Number (PAN), Aadhaar was compul.....

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#GST: CBEC Notifies Aadhaar/ Bank Account Based Verification for Purpose of CGST Rules(21.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified Aadhaar based Electronic Verification Code (EVC) or Bank account based One Time Password as mo.....

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Govt: Aadhaar Mandatory For TB Patients to Get Cash Assistance Under Government Scheme(22.06.2017)

Government in exercise of its powers u/s 7 of Aadhaar Act 2016, has notified that Aadhaar is necessary as an identity proof for availing of conditiona.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Govt's Aadhaar Notification(27.06.2017)

Supreme Court has refused to pass any "order or interim order" on plea challenging Centre's notification making Aadhaar mandatory for availing various.....

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Supreme Court:'No Stay on Aadhaar for Social Benefits'(29.06.2017)

Supreme Court has refused to stay government notification which mandated furnishing of Aadhaar cards from July 1 to avail benefits of 17 social scheme.....

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Rajasthan HC: Aadhaar Shouldn’t Be A Pre-requisite For Getting Food Articles From Ration Shops(29.06.2017)

Rajasthan High Court has directed authorities to ensure that all those who hold a Ration Card are issued Rations as per entitlement without insisting .....

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Government: Aadhaar Mandatory for PAN application Form from July 1(29.06.2017)

Income Tax Amendment Rules [Income Tax (17th Amendment) Rules, 2017] which makes quoting Aadhaar mandatory for PAN Application from July-1, has been n.....

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#GST Rollout: Govt Mandates Aadhaar based Verification for CGST, No Bank Account Based Verification(29.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has issued a Notification mandating Aadhaar based Electronic Verification Code for purpose of CGST.

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#Aadhaar_Case: Supreme Court Sets Up 9-Judge Bench(18.07.2017)

Supreme Court has set up a 9-judge bench to examine whether right to privacy is a fundamental right under Constitution. The decision to form the 9-jud.....

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Supreme Court on Right to Privacy: Apple Gets Your Personal Data, Why Not The State?(21.07.2017)

Supreme Court, while hearing a challenge to Government's massive biometric or "Aadhaar" database, has said that companies like Apple already have acce.....

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#Aadhaar: Punjab & Haryana HC Directs Subordinate Courts to Record Aadhaar Number of Parties(02.08.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed all District and Sessions Judges in the States of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh to record Aadhaar numbers .....

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Govt Extends Deadline for Linking Aadhaar to PAN(01.09.2017)

Government has extended by four months the deadline for linking PAN with biometric identifier Aadhaar till December 31.

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Jharkhand HC: Should It Be Made Mandatory For Person Swearing On Affidavit To Mention Aadhaar Number?(06.09.2017)

Jharkhand High Court has directed High Court Rules Committee to examine whether there was a need for amending HC Rules, 2001 to make it compulsory for.....

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SC Slams Mamata Govt on Aadhaar plea, Says State Can't Challenge Law Passed by Centre(30.10.2017)

Supreme Court came down hard on Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government for challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and emphasised that .....

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Supreme Court Refers Aadhaar Cases to 5 Judge Constitution Bench(31.10.2017)

Supreme Court has referred all Aadhaar cases to a five-judge Constitution bench to be formed by the end of November.

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Madras HC Permits Filing of I-T Returns Without Quoting Aadhaar Number(01.11.2017)

Madras High Court has permitted a Petitioner to file her income tax returns manually without quoting Aadhaar number or Aadhaar enrolment ID.

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Madras High Court: Aadhaar Mandatory for Filing IT Returns(09.11.2017)

Madras HC while rejecting the plea for exemption from quoting Aadhaar number while filing income tax returns has held that the provisions of Section 1.....

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Supreme Court Declines Plea Against Aadhaar-Mobile Linking(14.11.2017)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea challenging the linking of mobile numbers with Aadhaar, saying several similar petitions were already pe.....

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UIDAI: PAN–Aadhaar Linking Not applicable to NRIs, PIOs, OCIs(21.11.2017)

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has clarified that PAN – Aadhaar linking is not applicable to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Person of .....

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Lok Sabha Passes The Aadhaar Bill 2016(11.03.2016)

Lok Sabha has passed the Aadhaar Bill 2016, which seeks to give legal sanction to the unique identification number programme or Aadhaar as a single wi.....

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Need For Balance Between State's Actions & Citizen's Right: Supreme Court(25.01.2018)

Supreme Court has said that there is a need to strike a balance between individual's privacy rights and the State's responsibilities at a time when th.....

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Supreme Court: Aadhaar-Based Profiling Fears Serious, But Benefits of Scheme Can't be Ignored(31.01.2018)

Supreme Court has said that apprehensions of profiling of citizens on the basis of Aadhaar data is a serious issue that needs examination but the cour.....

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Supreme Court: What Is Wrong With 'One-Nation, One-Identity'(08.02.2018)

Supreme Court has questioned the West Bengal government for its stand against the Centre's Aadhaar scheme, saying what was wrong in having 'one-nation.....

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Supreme Court: New Law Cannot Cure Pre-Aadhaar Act ‘Data Breaches’(22.02.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that mere absence of a law can be cured by subsequently enacting one with a retroactive effect, but this new law on Aadhaar.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Extend Aadhaar Linking Deadline(23.02.2018)

Supreme Court has rejected a plea which sought extension of the deadline for seeding Aadhaar to a host of services, viz banking & mobile phones, beyon.....

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Supreme Court Extends Aadhaar Linking Deadline Till Verdict on Validity by Constitution Bench(13.03.2018)

Supreme Court has extended the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail various services and welfare schemes run by the government till a Co.....

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Supreme Court: Can a Person Refuse to Follow Law on Secular Matters?(21.03.2018)

Supreme Court has taken note of the submission that a person cannot be asked to part with personal information under Aadhaar scheme on the ground of f.....

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Aadhaar: Supreme Court Suggests ‘Less Invasive’ IDs(22.03.2018)

Supreme Court has asked the Centre how it was planning to deal with financial exclusion of the weak if they failed to identify themselves using Aadhaa.....

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Supreme Court Questions Delay in Bringing Aadhaar Act(23.03.2018)

Supreme Court has questioned the seven-year delay to bring the Aadhaar Act despite concern voiced at the prime ministerial level, way back in 2009, th.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Pulls up UIDAI for Wrong Information on Aadhaar Card(26.03.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice to the Unique Identification Authority of India after it found that Aadhaar cards with wrong details.....

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Need for Robust Law to Protect Citizens Sensitive Information: Supreme Court(28.03.2018)

Supreme Court has said that there was a need for a “robust” law to protect sensitive information of citizens and asked the UIDAI about the safeguards .....

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Govt. Extends Due Date of Linking Aadhaar with PAN till 30th June, 2018(28.03.2018)

Central Board of Direct Taxes ( CBDT ) has extended the due date of Linking Aadhaar with PAN till 30th June 2018.

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Supreme Court: Aadhaar Can't Stop Bank Frauds(06.04.2018)

Supreme Court has slammed the government for suggesting Aadhaar as the panacea for all ills in the system, including bank frauds.

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Supreme Court to Hear Aadhaar Pleas After Concluding Delhi-Centre Matter(29.11.2017)

Supreme Court to Hear Aadhaar Pleas After Concluding Delhi-Centre Matter

Tags : The Centre, meanwhile, informed the bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that it was willing to extend up to March 31 next year the deadline fixed for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various schemes.

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Government Extends Aadhaar-Bank A/C Linking Deadline to March 31, 2018(14.12.2017)

Government has decided to notify 31st March, 2018 or six months from the date of commencement of bank account based relationship by the client, whiche.....

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UIDAI: No Subsidy Diversion Without Aadhaar Holder’s Informed Consent(22.12.2017)

UIDAI has directed the NPCI not to allow override request pertaining to an Aadhaar holder unless it is accompanied by the name of his current bank on .....

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How Will You Issue Aadhaar for Homeless, Asks Supreme Court(11.01.2018)

Supreme Court has questioned the government’s version of Aadhaar as a unique identifier which will benefit the poor to access welfare services, asking.....

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SC Seeks AG's View on Jairam's PIL on Aadhaar(26.04.2016)

SC has sought Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi's stand on Congress MP Jairam Ramesh's PIL challenging introduction of Aadhaar bill in Parliament as a 'm.....

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Bombay HC Denies to Set Aside GR on Aadhaar in School admissions(28.06.2016)

Bombay HC has denied to set aside a Government Resolution (GR) which requires children to submit Aadhaar cards while securing school admission.

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Govt. Notifies Aadhaar Act, Operationalises Some of Its Provisions(13.07.2016)

Union Government has notified Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 and operationalised some o.....

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Delhi HC: Why is Aadhaar Mandatory for Scholarships(08.09.2016)

Delhi HC has issued notice to Union Government on its rule requiring students from minority communities to submit their Aadhaar Unique Identification .....

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Govt. Notifies Aadhaar, Can be Used for Government Schemes(14.09.2016)

Government has notified all but one of the remaining sections of Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsides, Benefits and Services) Ac.....

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SC Reminds Govt. that Aadhaar Can’t be Mandatory(26.09.2016)

SC, while recalling an order, has clarified that “the Aadhaar card Scheme is purely voluntary and it cannot be made mandatory till the matter is final.....

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Govt.: Mention Aadhaar For Filing Governance-Related Grievances(11.01.2016)

Government, in order to reduce number of vexatious and malicious complaint, has decided to encourage complainants to mention their Aadhaar card number.....

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RBI: Aadhaar is Not Mandatory for DBT Scheme(15.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said in a clarification on Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Scheme that use of Aadhaar cards and seeding of bank accounts.....

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Supreme Court Says Aadhaar Card Is Not Compulsory(12.08.2015)

Supreme Court has ruled that Aadhaar Unique Identity System will not be considered mandatory for Indian citizens to avail benefit of Government servic.....

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SC Denies to Modify Order of Aadhaar Card Use(08.10.2015)

Supreme Court has denied to modify an order, which restricted its use to public distribution system and LPG subsidy, creating a setback to government’.....

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SC Forms Bench to Decide on Aadhaar Scheme 's Constitutionality(09.10.2015)

Supreme Court has agreed with Centre's plea to decide Constitutional validity of Aadhaar scheme at the earliest and set up a Constitution bench to hea.....

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Simplified Aadhaar based registration for MSME sector(06.10.2015)

The government has received nearly 800 registrations under the simplified Aadhaar based registration system in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.....

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SC: Aadhaar Card May Be Used Voluntarily For Social Schemes(15.10.2015)

SC while providing relief to the government which has been trying to persuade the Supreme Court to extend Aadhaar's uses, has said that Aadhaar Card m.....

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Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016(07.03.2016)

The Union Government introduced the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of.....

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Unique Identification Authority of India introduced ‘Virtual ID’ Enhancing Protection to Biometric IDs(10.01.2018)

With the aim to strengthen privacy protection for Aadhaar ID number holders, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced ‘Virt.....

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