Opinion  /  Published 17.08.22

Take a fresh look

There is a curious irony to the Government of India withdrawing the personal data protection bill in Parliament and stating instead that a “comprehensive legal framework” would be legislat...
By Arghya Sengupta

India  /  Published 09.08.22

No compulsion on Aadhaar: EC

A senior Election Commission of India official told The Telegraph on Monday that no citizen would be compelled to give their Aadhaar details to poll officials even if they have an Aadhaar number. The...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.08.22

CPM writes to EC on Aadhaar data

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday wrote to the chief election commissioner expressing concern about the linking of voter cards with Aadhaar, flagging issues of privacy and voter deletion...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.08.22

Andhra: Aadhaar drive launched

The Election Commission of India launched a time-bound drive on Monday for collection of Aadhaar numbers of the existing electors in Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer Mukesh Kuma...
By PTI in Amravati

News  /  Published 02.07.22

Cuffs on three Aadhaar forgery racketeers in Salt Lake

Three men, including an 18-year-old youth, have been arrested for allegedly forging Aadhaar cards and selling them to people. Police said these cards are used for procuring SIM cards that are used fo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


Jharkhand  /  Published 31.05.22

Aadhaar: Disability pension denied

The case of a 11-year-old intellectually impaired boy denied disability pensions for lack of Aadhaar card in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district again mirrors lack of awareness about the unique ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 30.05.22

Centre drops advisory after Aadhaar panic

The Centre on Sunday withdrew a two-day-old advisory that had cautioned people against sharing photocopies of their Aadhaar card with any organisation to pre-empt “misuse”, after the warni...
By Reuters, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.05.22

Aadhaar advisory withdrawn

The government has withdrawn an UIDAI advisory that cautioned the general public against sharing photocopy of their Aadhaar with any organisation The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) said it is...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.05.22

Aadhaar: Rampant misuse alerted

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has sent a warning to people that they don't share photocopies of Aadhaar with any organisations citing its misuse, according to ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.22

120 leprosy patients register names for Aadhaar cards in Bankura district

As many as 120 leprosy patients in Bankura on Tuesday enrolled with the Unique Identification Authorities of India (UIDAI) to get their Aadhaar Card, marking a milestone occasion that was facilitated ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


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