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Aadhar - Unique Identity (UID) Card

Rijiju Lauds Central Govt's Efforts Towards Electoral Reforms

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Linking Aadhaar with electoral roll will clean voters list of multiple enrolment: Govt sources

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The government sources said the bill incorporates various electoral reforms which have been discussed for a long time.

Explainer | Will Aadhaar-Voter ID Link Lead To Privacy Breach And Mass Disenfranchisement?

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.

Controversial Election Laws (Amendment) Bill Introduced in Lok Sabha

Dec 20, 2021 PTI

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'.

Govt Introduces Bill To Link Aadhaar With Electoral Rolls, Opposition Says SC Judgement Violated

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'.

23 August, 2021

Is Your Aadhaar Card Genuine Or Fake? Here's How To Know It

Outlook Web Bureau

Recently, the UIDAI warned that 'not all 12-digit numbers are Aadhaar.'

20 July, 2021

Now, Postmen Will Update Mobile Number On Your Aadhaar Card Right At Your Doorstep

Outlook Web Bureau

Till now, people had to visit designated bank branches or post offices for getting the same updated.

09 July, 2021

EPFO Alert! You Won’t Be Getting PF Money If You Fail To Follow This Rule

Outlook Web Bureau

The labour ministry made amendments to Section 142 of the Code of Social Security 2020 to implement this new rule.

03 June, 2021

Rajasthan HC Asks Govt To Explain Why Pakistani Refugees Are Not Eligible For Covid Vaccine

Tabeenah Anjum

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.

27 May, 2021

No Covid Vaccine Without Aadhaar For Hindu Refugees From Pakistan

Tabeenah Anjum

Refugees who came from Pakistan to Rajasthan say that they are unable to get vaccinated against Covid because they don't have Aadhaar cards.

12 April, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccination To Go Contactless With Aadhaar-Based Face Recognition: Here’s What It Means

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


31 March, 2021

Deadline To Link PAN With Aadhar Extended To June 30; Here's How You Can Do It Online

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

31 December, 2020

Beware! Govt Cautions People Against Sharing Aadhar Number, OTPs For Anti Covid Vaccination


The phone calls being made allegedly on behalf of the state Health Department officials to the general public to get themselves registered for inoculation

12 April, 2020

These Aadhaar-integrated Cameras Can Be A Game-changer In Fight Against Covid-19: Experts

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

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?

19 February, 2020

'How Many Muslims, Dalits?': Owaisi Slams Aadhar Body For Issuing Summons To 127 People

Outlook Web Bureau

Assadudin Owaisi also demanded the police chief to specify as to how many of those 127, who were notices,are Muslims and Dalits.

26 December, 2019

Born-Again NPR A Big Brother Vehicle, Not A Friendly Pocket-Book

Madhavan Narayanan

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.

03 December, 2019

Man Lies Down In Front of Rajnath Singh's Convoy Demanding Change In Aadhaar Card

Outlook Web Bureau

The man said he wanted to meet the PM Modi to get his name changed in Aadhaar card.


22 November, 2019

SC Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Against Amendment Allowing Private Entities To Use Aadhaar Data


A five-judge constitution bench had said private entities cannot be allowed to use the data

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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