Now, Aadhaar must for death certificates

4 Aug 2017 12:48 PM GMT
In order to prove a dead person's identity, the government has directed that Aadhaar number for the dead person has to be provided by those who will apply for a death certificate, as per an official statement announced on Friday.

I-T dept launches new facility to link Aadhaar with PAN

11 May 2017 11:24 AM GMT
The government, under the Finance Act 2017, has made it mandatory for taxpayers to quote Aadhaar or enrolment ID of Aadhaar application form for filing of income tax returns (ITR).

Aadhaar is safe, secure: Ravi Shankar Prasad

10 April 2017 1:05 PM GMT
Replying to a short duration discussion in the Rajya Sabha on Aadhaar – its implementation and implications, Minister for Information Technology and Electronics Ravi Shankar Prasad sought to allay the opposition's fears that biometric and demographic data collected for Aadhaar could be leaked and misused.

No question of Aadhaar data being leaked: Government

5 April 2017 1:44 PM GMT
Following M.S.Dhoni's Aadhaar details becoming public, the Government on Wednesday told the Parliament that there is no question of Aadhaar details getting leaked.

Finance Bill gets presidential assent, takes effect from today

1 April 2017 9:50 AM GMT
President Pranab Mukherjee has expressed his approval to the Finance Bill 2017 to make effective the restriction on cash transaction above Rs 2 lakh and compulsory quoting of Aadhar for filing tax returns.

'Aadhaar-linked midday meals will check pilferage, misuse'

23 March 2017 12:11 PM GMT
Making Aadhaar Card mandatory for midday meals will check pilferage, misuse and siphoning of funds meant for the central scheme, an official of the...

Tax dept app to track refunds; plans to issue PAN in real time

10 March 2017 5:15 PM GMT
The I-T department has developed a mobile app for paying taxes and tracking refunds and is considering issuing PANs on real time basis using Aadhaar...

Aadhaar data base fully safe and secure, says UIDAI

5 March 2017 11:50 AM GMT
Dismissing reports of misuse of biometrics data, the government today said Aadhaar-based authentication is "fully safe and secure".Moreover, subsidy...

No identity for the poor

4 May 2012 3:47 AM GMT
Mano Devi of Bunkheta village in Jharkhand’s Ramgarh district is distraught. A woman in the late 30s, who is dependent on the manual work given by the...
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