Aadhaar can take you places,but not to Nepal

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission(NCDRC) has ruled that Aadhaar cannot be construed as any other ID issued by the Government of India for travelling to a country. This ruling came after complaint was filed seeking compensation from an airline for refusing to accept Aadhaar card as a valid document for travel to Nepal. The… Continue reading Aadhaar can take you places,but not to Nepal

Cabinet nod for Aadhaar as ID proof at banks, telcos

The Union Cabinet has approved “The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019” to replace the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019. The Bill seeks to give effect to the changes in the Aadhaar Act such as giving a child an option to exit from the Aadhar programme on turning 18. The bill says… Continue reading Cabinet nod for Aadhaar as ID proof at banks, telcos

Digital infra to play a key role in reviving economy

According to Infosys Co-founder and architect of Aadhaar,Digital infrastructure would play a major role in reviving the Indian economy. He has said that data was becoming central to the people and there would be a big change once data became the basis for decision-making in many sectors. Further,he said that the country has witnessed digital… Continue reading Digital infra to play a key role in reviving economy

Initials hurdle hits PAN-Aadhaar link

According to Income tax officials,people may not be able to file their income tax returns for the coming financial year.It is because they are unable to link their Aadhaar to the Permanent Account Number(PANs). Since a person’s identity is authenticated biometrically,Aadhaar allows initials in the name.On the other hand,PAN is based on an old system… Continue reading Initials hurdle hits PAN-Aadhaar link