Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: UIDAI

Why Justice D.Y. Chandrachud gave a dissenting judgment on Aadhaar

Legal experts have said that Justice Chandrachud’s loud dissent against the Aadhaar verdict will be valuable if ruling is reviewed in future.

Aadhaar undergoes ultimate scrutiny, SC judgment landmark: Nandan Nilekani

Aadhaar architect Nandan Nilkani insists the scheme is an inclusive one, says it has become stronger.

21.08 crore PAN-Aadhaar linkages till now, shows data

According to the data, the total issued permanent account numbers are over 41.02 crore as per the same time line.

Aadhaar verdict is a criticism of the way Indian engineers look at world

An engineer, who was part of UIDAI’s Aadhaar project, says there is a sobering and profound learning in Supreme Court’s judgment.

BJP heaves a sigh of relief after Supreme Court’s Aadhaar judgment

BJP leaders say adverse ruling would have been a 'huge embarrassment' to Modi who pushed for Aadhaar, making it the basis of welfare schemes.

5 key takeaways from Supreme Court’s Aadhaar judgment

From bar on private companies to allowing citizens the right to redress a breach, Supreme Court has put in restrictions in use of Aadhaar. 

What will Supreme Court do with Aadhaar? Here are 3 possible scenarios

The court will examine Aadhaar in light of last year’s landmark privacy judgment, and decide issues like its legality and if it can be made mandatory.

India can offer a radically new way of looking at data: Nandan Nilekani

We must have protection. But there’s more than that. Is there a way to empower people to use their data to their own advantage? That’s really a whole new idea.

Trump’s tweets and Theresa May’s Brexit proposals

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Data protection report ready but still no agreement on including Aadhaar

Some members of Justice Srikrishna panel are also strongly opposed to making it mandatory to host data collected from Indian citizens in India.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.