The proposal to link Aadhaar with Voter ID is unconstitutional

Synopsis: Recently, ECI proposed de-duplication of Voter ID by linking it with Aadhar. This needs careful consideration. Introduction This week marks 3 years of the Puttaswamy judgement. In the Judgement, a constitutional bench of the Supreme Court (SC) had reduced the scope of the Aadhaar project to contain its risks to the privacy of citizens.… Continue reading The proposal to link Aadhaar with Voter ID is unconstitutional

Inaccessible UIDAI system leaves Aadhaar users in lurch

Source: The Hindu What is the News? The IT systems of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) have been down over the past week. This is creating problems for the Aadhaar cardholders as deadlines are approaching to link their UIDAI identity details with their Employees Provident Fund and the Income Tax Departments Permanent Account… Continue reading Inaccessible UIDAI system leaves Aadhaar users in lurch