Alleging that opposition parties were spreading lies that by linking Aadhaar and voter ID it would become known to whom the voter is going to cast his vote, Rijiju said the people should not be taken as stupid for they know well who is spreading lies and who is telling the truth.
The government sources said the bill incorporates various electoral reforms which have been discussed for a long time.
As Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 is approved in the Lok Sabha, let's take a look at the challenges the Aadhaar Card and Voter ID linkage faces while the government says it passes all legal scrutinies.
The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 seeks to allow electoral registration officers seeking the Aadhaar number of people who want to register as voters 'for the purpose of establishing the identity'.
The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 seeks to allow electoral registration officers to seek the Aadhaar number of people and link it with electoral rolls for the ones who want to register as voters 'for the purpose of establishing the identity'.
Recently, the UIDAI warned that 'not all 12-digit numbers are Aadhaar.'
Till now, people had to visit designated bank branches or post offices for getting the same updated.
The labour ministry made amendments to Section 142 of the Code of Social Security 2020 to implement this new rule.
Hindu Singh Sodha, president of the Seemant Lok Sangathan, said that the state government has failed to act upon the high court's direction which clearly states that Pakistani migrants should not be excluded from vaccination.
Refugees who came from Pakistan to Rajasthan say that they are unable to get vaccinated against Covid because they don't have Aadhaar cards.
All the eligible citizens will be required to register for the Covid-19 vaccination setup via the Co-WIN portal on the Aarogya Setu app.
If you fail to link your PAN with your Aadhar by June 30, 2021, then your PAN will become inoperative and you could also be fined for Rs 1000.
The phone calls being made allegedly on behalf of the state Health Department officials to the general public to get themselves registered for inoculation
The blend of Aadhaar and Artificial Intelligence can be a game-changer in the fight against Coronavirus. But it also raises a question: does it risk the privacy of the people?
Assadudin Owaisi also demanded the police chief to specify as to how many of those 127, who were notices,are Muslims and Dalits.
Under BJP, the National Population Register (NPR) has morphed from a development tool into a surveillance aid, a clear shift from Congress-era priorities. No wonder this has generated a trust deficit.
The man said he wanted to meet the PM Modi to get his name changed in Aadhaar card.
A five-judge constitution bench had said private entities cannot be allowed to use the data
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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