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Blog Entry Aadhaar Bill fails to incorporate suggestions by the Standing Committee
by Amber Sinha published Mar 10, 2016 last modified Mar 10, 2016 03:58 PM — filed under: , , ,
In 2011, a standing committee report led by Yashwant Sinha had been scathing in its indictments of the Aadhaar BIll introduced by the UPA government. Five years later, the NDA government has introduced a new bill which is a rehash of the same. I look at the concerns raised by the committee report, none of which have been addressed by the new bill.
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Aadhaar Body Talked About Virtual ID 7 Years Ago, Put It Off: UIDAI Chief
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
"And at that time, it was felt that let us first give Aadhaar number, let us see how it plays out and then, at an appropriate time, this will be introduced," Ajay Bhushan Pandey, the chief executive officer of UIDAI, or the Unique Identification Authority of India said in an interview to NDTV this week. He called it an "extra layer of security" for the 119 crore people issued Aadhaar numbers.
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Aadhaar by Numbers
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 21, 2016 last modified Sep 11, 2016 04:36 PM — filed under: , ,
Sunil Abraham will be addressing a public seminar at an event organized by National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) in New Delhi on Friday, April 29, 2016.
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Aadhaar Card: One Identity, Multiple Disorders
by Prasad Krishna published May 26, 2017 — filed under: , ,
It is still hazy to see the desperation of the union government to imposing the Aadhaar Card mandatory when matters related to Aadhaar Card are already sub judice.
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Blog Entry Aadhaar Case: Beyond Privacy, An Issue of Bodily Integrity
by Amber Sinha and Aradhya Sethia published May 03, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The insertion of Section 139AA in the Income Tax Act has been challenged and is being heard by a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court.
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Aadhaar data leak: Take precautions while sharing info on websites, MEITy tells all depts
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 — filed under: , ,
‘Publishing identity info is in clear contravention of the provisions of the Aadhaar Act, 2016’
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Aadhaar data leaks not from UIDAI: Centre
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 08:27 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Aadhaar is foolproof, it tells SC
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Aadhaar data of 130 millions, bank account details leaked from govt websites: Report
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 09:13 AM — filed under: , ,
Just how leaky is the Aadhaar data? A lot, says a study published by Centre for Internet and Society, a Bengaluru-based organisation (CIS). In a study published on May 1, two researchers from CIS found that data of over 130 million Aadhaar card holders has been leaked from just four government websites. As scary as this is, there is more to it. Not only the Aadhaar numbers, names and other personal details of millions of people have been leaked but also their bank account numbers.
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Aadhaar data of over 13 crore people exposed: New report
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 08:57 AM — filed under: , ,
Ajay Bhushan Pandey, CEO of UIDAI, the nodal body for Aadhaar, said, “There is no data leak from UIDAI.”
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Aadhaar data of over 89 lakh MNREGA workers in Andhra Pradesh leaked online
by Admin published Apr 27, 2018 last modified May 05, 2018 08:43 AM — filed under: , ,
Independent security researcher Kodali Srinivas tweeted screenshots of Aadhaar data of 89,38,138 MNREGA workers available on the Andhra Pradesh Benefit Disbursement Portal.
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