UID

  • SC notice to RBI, EC, Centre on PIL to delink subsidised LPG from UID 19-11-2013 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: In a blow to the government's pet Aadhar card scheme, the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Election Commission and the central government asking that services like the subsidised gas cylinder be delinked from the Aadhar card. A public...
  • Supreme Court to hear pleas against implementation of Aadhar scheme 08-10-2013 09:17 AM

    The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a batch of petitions, including the one filed by social worker like Aruna Roy against the implementation of the Aadhar scheme or the "Unique Identification Number" System (UID), by linking it to various welfare schemes. The petition of Roy and others came up...
  • Aadhaar cards cannot be made mandatory for gas connections: SC 23-09-2013 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: In a major setback for the Centre, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Aadhar numbers/cards being prepared by the Unique Identification Authority (UIDAI) can't be the sole proof for the government's various schemes. The SC issued the order after hearing a Public Interest Petition (PIL) seeking to...
  • Instant Aadhaar-linked ID verification for mobile connections 09-09-2013 10:49 AM

    New Delhi: Government is likely to finalise norms by the end of this year that will enable instant identity verification using Aadhaar card biometrics data for getting a new mobile connection. Retailers will take the impression of customers' fingers to match it online with that of the UID card data...
  • Govt approves Rs 3,436 cr for Phase IV of Aadhaar scheme 10-05-2013 05:06 AM

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday approved Rs 3,436.16 crore for Phase IV of the UID (Aadhaar card) scheme, which will commence immediately. The decision to approve Phase IV of the UID project at the cost of Rs 3,436.16 crore was taken in New Delhi at a meeting of the...
  • UID Aadhar: Why Aadhar needs to succeed

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The Aadhar debate has been settled for now. With an consensus emerging on the biometric data, there seems to be an agreement with the establishment...

  • Wipro backtracks on J&K UID deal 02-01-2012 07:49 AM

    Srinagar: The Unique Identification (UID) project in Jammu and Kashmir has entered a limbo after one of the vendors, Wipro, refused to carry out the project. CM Omar Abdullah meanwhile has pleaded ignorance of the issue. Wipro Technologies, apparently in a letter to the Omar Abdullah government, said that it...
  • Why Parliamentary Panel rejected the UID Bill 13-12-2011 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: The much hyped Unique Identification (UID) project led by Nandan Nilekani has run into trouble after the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance rejecting the National Identification Authority of India Bill, 2010 in its present form. The committee headed by Yashwant Sinha pointed out several anomalies in the existing...
  • UID in trouble as Home Ministry raises questions 10-12-2011 07:13 AM

    New Delhi: The UPA government's Unique ID (UID) project has run into trouble after the Home Ministry raised questions about the security of data collected. A Parliamentary Standing Committee has also proposed a new bill in its place. Sources say that this is a last ditch attempt at saving the...
  • Parliamentary Panel rejects UIDAI Bill 08-12-2011 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance on Thursday rejected the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Bill after Congress leader Rashid Alvi gave a dissent note, even as there was a spat between Alvi and SS Ahluwalia of BJP over the draft Bill. The two leaders disagreed on inclusion...
  • Is the UID project losing its identity in J&K? 28-11-2011 06:33 AM

    Srinagar: In Jammu and Kashmir the process of issuing Unique Identification cards to its citizens has fallen prey to red tapism. Months after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was scanned for the Unique Identification Number or 'Aadhar' or UID, he is still to receive his card after the UID project was...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 17-11-2011 11:37 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Face-off: Is the UID project under threat? 17-11-2011 10:49 PM

    It is a face-off between Chidambaram and Nilekani over who has the powers to do the biometric data of Indians. ...
  • UID data not secure, says Chidambaram 17-11-2011 08:07 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram has said that the biometric census done by the Unique Identification project does not pass security criteria. CNN-IBN has accessed Chidambaram and the Registrar General's letters red flagging the biometric data collected by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). Chidambaram has demanded that...
  • This week's CJ Videos and Pictures 22-10-2011 12:31 PM

    CJ Samar Guptas mobile video report from Alwar, Rajasthan and many more pictures you shared on www.ibncj.com ...
  • Tihar inmates to be equipped with UIDs 16-10-2011 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: Tihar jail inmates may soon be given Unique Identification (UID) Numbers so that they can have access to the benefits of Aadhaar scheme once they walk free. Tihar authorities have decided to ask Aadhaar officials to enroll the prisoners inside the jail premises. "If every resident of India...
  • CJ Show: Citizens Turn CJ to Fight Back 15-10-2011 07:17 PM

    Citizens expose scams and battle insensitive authorities. They share their stories, videos and pictures. ...
  • Differently Abled CJ battles for her UID Card 15-10-2011 06:47 PM

    Deepali runs from pillar to post for her UID card because she is differently abled. Are govt schemes insensitive? ...
  • The CJ Show: Here's what you can watch this week 13-10-2011 03:40 PM

    On the show: CJ Raghvendra exposes a ticketing scam and CJ Dipali battles to get her UID card and lots more ...
  • Aadhar will reach target: Nilekani 24-06-2011 01:47 PM

    Bangalore: One of independent India's most ambitious endeavours, Aadhar, (the Unique Identification Number-UID), seems to be on course in achieving its target as Aadhar cards have been issued to over one crore people. Speaking at a seminar organised by NASSCOM on Aadhar and its functioning, Chairman of the Unique Identification...
  • Budget 2010: Pranab's unkept promises 27-02-2011 07:00 AM

    New Delhi: It’s not just the opposition that's facing Pranab Mukherjee's wrath. Babus from various ministries have been at the receiving end as well. That's because while the minister made lofty promises in last year's budget, the bureaucrats meant to carry them out just didn’t deliver. The next budget is...
  • Master Card: The UID Faces Opposition 13-01-2011 05:34 PM

    The unique identity (UID) numbers being issued with much fanfare have no legal sanctity. This may surprise many who casually know about the UID scheme and believe it represents a progressive and transparent new India. The problem is, the Bill which proposes setting up an Authority mandated to issue such...
  • UID can now be your official ID proof 02-01-2011 07:56 AM

    New Delhi: Kartik Burman, 46, is a rag picker from Bengal, living near Nizamuddin in Delhi for the past 10 years. He is being enrolled for the Unique Identification Project or the UID. So when he goes out to demand a job under NREGA or get a ration card he...
  • Watch all top news of the day in 'India at 9' 30-12-2010 12:02 AM

    Watch all the top news of Wednesday in CNN-IBN's prime time special: 'India at 9' ...
  • UID gives identity to India's poor 29-12-2010 10:58 PM

    New Delhi: The Unique Identification Project or the UID is in progress in full swing to provide an official identification to millions of Indians. CNN-IBN finds out the impact the project has at the grassroots. Kartik Burman, a 46 years old rag picker from Bengal - living near Nizamuddin in...