HC seeks Centre’s response on plea to use Aadhaar details of missing persons

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought the Centre’s response on a PIL seeking direction to utilise biometric and Aadhaar details of missing persons, including children, aged and mentally challenged, so that they can be re-united with their families. Notice issued to the Ministry of Home Affairs by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita […]

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Centre willing to extend deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhar

The Centre today informed the Supreme Court that it was willing to extend till March 31 next year the deadline fixed for mandatory linking of Aadhaar for availing various services and welfare schemes. The Supreme Court now will be setting up a five-judge Constitution Bench next week to hear several pleas seeking an interim stay […]

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Court notice to centre on plea against ‘Aadhar’ cards

The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a petition challenging the implementation of the unique identification or “Aadhar” cards scheme on the ground that it violates the privacy of applicants. The plea said the scheme was “highly invasive” and raised serious concerns regarding critical personal and biometric information. A division […]

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Plea against ‘Aadhaar’; HC asks Delhi govt to respond

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Aadhaar, Delhi, Unique Identification Authority of India, High court, Ashutosh Chandola, Aadhaar card, Planning Commission,  public services from the Government, voter I-Card, passport New Delhi: The city government has been asked by the High court here in Delhi to respond to a plea seeking quashing of its executive orders that made Unique Identification Authority of India […]

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NAC for dedicated courts to try offences under SC/ST Act

Here in National Advisory Council (NAC), Sonia Gandhi  recommended setting up of dedicated courts to try offences under the SC/ST Act on fast track basis besides defining ‘wilful negligence’ by public servants The council also suggested that preventing Dalits and tribals from entering places of worship, imposing social boycott on them should be made punishable offences. At […]

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