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PIL In Delhi HC To Link Social Media Accounts With Aadhaar To Curb Fake, Paid News

Oct 23, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay in his petition, seeks the relief, alleging fake social media accounts are used to propagate 'fake and paid news' during elections.

Laws To Regulate Social Media By January 2020: Centre Tells Top Court

Oct 22, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court will hear petitions on social media regulation issues after the laws are formed.

Govt Extends Aadhaar Seeding Date For PM-Kisan Scheme To Nov 30

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said over 7 crore farmers have already benefited under the PM-Kisan scheme, under which Rs 6,000 is being provided to each farmer in three equal installments.

PAN-Aadhaar Linking Date Extended By Three Months

Sep 28, 2019 PTI

It is now mandatory to link PAN Card with Aadhaar Card for income tax purposes.

Need To Decide Issue Of Linking Social Media With Aadhar At The Earliest: SC

The Tamil Nadu government had on Thursday claimed in the apex court that Facebook Inc and other social media companies were not complying with Indian laws, resulting in 'increased lawlessness' and difficulties in 'detecting crimes'.

20 August, 2019

Linking Aadhaar With Social Media: SC Agrees To Hear Facebook's Plea For Transfer Of Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre, Google, Twitter, YouTube and others and sought their response by September 13.

19 August, 2019

Linking Aadhar With Social Media Needed To Check Fake News: Tamil Nadu Govt Tells SC

Outlook Web Bureau

Facebook Inc said that it cannot share the Aadhaar number with a third party as the content on its instant messaging WhatsApp was end-to-end encrypted and even they do not have access to it.

07 July, 2019

Aadhaar ID Can Be Used For Cash Transactions Beyond Rs 50,000: Revenue Secy

Outlook Web Bureau

Banks and other institutions will make backend upgrades to allow acceptance of Aadhaar in all places where quoting PAN is now mandatory.

05 July, 2019

Five Takeaways For Middle Class From Union Budget 2019-20

Outlook Web Bureau

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union budget on Friday and said the NDA government had set the ball rolling for a "new India" in its first term, saying there is a lot to cheer about for the middle class.

05 July, 2019

Union Budget 2019: Petrol, Diesel To Be Costlier; Super Rich To Be Taxed More; Sops To Housing, Startups

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Finance Minister Sitharaman announced a surcharge on individuals having taxable income of Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore and for those above Rs 5 crore which will hike their effective tax rate by 3 percent and 7 percent respectively.

05 July, 2019

Govt Proposes Doing Away With 180-Day Rule For NRIs To Get Aadhaar

Outlook Web Bureau

Under the present rule, NRIs with Indian passport are required to wait for 180 days to get the Aadhaar card.


24 June, 2019

Amit Shah's First Bill In Parliament Today On J&K Quotas

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Home Minister, Amit Shah will table the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill 2019, which proposes to give reservation in government jobs and educational institutions, to those living within 10 km of the International Border in Jammu on a par with people living along the Line of Control in Kashmir.

05 April, 2019

SC Refuses To Hear Plea Challenging Aadhaar Ordinance

Outlook Web Bureau

The bench, however, allowed the petitioner to withdraw the plea and granted liberty to approach the high court.

19 February, 2019

LPG Brand Indane ‘Leaking Aadhaar Numbers Of Customers’, Claims French Researcher

Outlook Web Bureau

Baptiste Robert, who goes by the online handle Elliot Alderson and has exposed Aadhaar leaks in the past, wrote in a blog post on Monday that the Aadhaar data of nearly 6.7 million dealers and distributors of Indane, accessible only with a valid username and password, was left exposed.

14 February, 2019

Aadhaar Data Breach Report Incorrect: UIDAI Tells Delhi High Court

Outlook Web Bureau

The plea was filed by Shamnad Basheer alleging that the dissemination of personal information of Aadhaar holders made it clear that the government is responsible for any breach of right to informational privacy.

07 February, 2019

23 Crore PAN Cards Linked With Aadhaar Ahead Of Mar 31 Deadline

Outlook Web Bureau

Supreme Court has made it mandatory that Income Tax returns will be filed with Aadhaar and the last date for linking PAN with Aadhaar is March 31.

06 February, 2019

Linkage Of PAN With Aadhaar Is Mandatory For Filing IT Return: SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The court's direction came on an appeal filed by the Centre against a Delhi High Court order allowing two persons, Shreya Sen and Jayshree Satpute, to file Income Tax returns for 2018-19 without linking their Aadhaar and PAN numbers.


08 January, 2019

Nandan Nilekani To Head 5-Member RBI Panel To Boost Digital Payments

Outlook Web Bureau

Besides Nilekani, other members of the panel are former RBI deputy governor H R Khan, former MD and CEO of Vijaya Bank Kishore Sansi and former secretary in ministries of IT and steel Aruna Sharma.

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.

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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.

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