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Eight things you must know about new Aadhaar legislation

Aadhaar is mandatory. That’s what the Aadhaar (targeted delivery of financial and other subsidies, benefits and services) Bill, 2016, tabled in the parliament on Thursday, says. The bill main

Money bill is latest in Modi’s governance model

Aadhaar is finally getting legal backing – after years of going on without it. The government has chosen to classify it as a money bill. So, it needs to be cleared only by the Lok Sabha, and

Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar Bill; govt promises privacy

The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Aadhaar Bill amid opposition pro

Why Aadhaar is baseless?

It was no less than a roller-coaster ride for Aadhaar, a programme formulated by the UPA government to assign a 12-digit unique number to every Indian resident. From the time it came into being in

‘Good governance’, but through subterfuge!

The government has tabled the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016, in the Lok Sabha. It seeks to give a legal basis for issuing Aadhaar, t

Money Bill: Lost in translation

The government brought in the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016, to give statutory backing to the Aadhaar scheme launched in 2009. While

Citizen, surveillance and statistics

Aadhaar has faced a volley of criticism for limiting a citizen’s right to privacy. But Aadhaar is not alone in intruding into your life. You can stake a claim to genuine privacy and escape st

Yet another ID

The government has proposed to provide a new unique identification number to eight crore BPL households, or approximately 40 crore people, for its new insurance scheme, National Health Protection S

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