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Supreme Court provides partial relief for Aadhaar
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 18, 2015 — filed under: , ,
In a small but significant win for the government, the Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the use of the Aadhaar number for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, pensions by central and state governments, and the Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme, in addition to its current use in the public distribution system (PDS) and the distribution of cooking gas and kerosene.
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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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Blog Entry Can the Matters Dealt with in the Aadhaar Act be the Objects of a Money Bill?
by Pooja Saxena published Apr 24, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
In this infographic, we highlight the matters dealt with in the Aadhaar Act 2016, recently tabled in and passed by the Lok Sabha as a money bill, and consider if these can be objects of a money bill. The infographic is designed by Pooja Saxena, based on information compiled by Sumandro Chattapadhyay and Amber Sinha.
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Blog Entry The Aadhaar Act is Not a Money Bill
by Amber Sinha published Apr 25, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
While the authority of the Lok Sabha Speaker is final and binding, Jairam Ramesh’s writ petition may allow the Supreme Court to question an incorrect application of substantive principles. This article by Amber Sinha was published by The Wire on April 24, 2016.
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Blog Entry Can the Aadhaar Act 2016 be Classified as a Money Bill?
by Pooja Saxena published Apr 24, 2016 last modified Apr 25, 2016 01:48 PM — filed under: , , , ,
In this infographic, we show if the Aadhaar Act 2016, recently tabled in and passed by the Lok Sabha as a money bill, can be classified as a money bill. The infographic is designed by Pooja Saxena, based on information compiled by Amber Sinha and Sumandro Chattapadhyay.
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Panel Discussion on UID/ Aadhar act 2016 and its impact on Social, Security
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 28, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Sunil Abraham was a speaker at this event organized by Students Christian Movement of India at SCM House in Bangalore on April 25, 2016. Mathew Thomas and Usha Ramanathan also gave talks.
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11th Meeting of Information Systems Security Sectional Committee (LITD 17)
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 19, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Udbhav Tiwari represented CIS at this meeting organized by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) at Manak Bhavan, New Delhi on April 13, 2017.
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Aadhaar seeding: benefits and concerns
by Admin published Nov 23, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Products and services such as bank accounts, life insurance policies and phone connections have to be linked with Aadhaar. But is this of any real help?
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Blog Entry Identity of the Aadhaar Act: Supreme Court and the Money Bill Question
by Vanya Rakesh and Sumandro Chattapadhyay published May 09, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
A writ petition has been filed by former Union minister Jairam Ramesh on April 6 challenging the constitutionality and legality of the treatment of this Act as a money bill. The Supreme Court heard the matter on April 25 and invited the Union government to present its view. It is our view that the Supreme Court can not only review the Lok Sabha speaker’s decision, but should also ask the government to draft the Aadhaar Bill again, this time with greater parliamentary and public deliberation. Vanya Rakesh and Sumandro Chattapadhyay wrote this article on The Wire.
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Submitted Your Biometrics for Aadhaar? Here’s How You Can Lock/Unlock That Data
by Admin published Jan 24, 2019 last modified Feb 02, 2019 02:09 AM — filed under: , ,
Did you know that UIDAI provides a facility that allows users to lock/unlock their Aadhaar biometric data online?
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