Aadhaar: Supreme Court suggests ‘less invasive’ IDs
The top court wanted to know why the government wasn’t thinking of less invasive ways of ascertaining the identity of a resident.
Gujaratis declared Rs 18,000 crore of unaccounted money in 4 months under IDS
In a reply to an RTI query, the Income-Tax (I-T) department stated that over Rs 18,000 crore was declared in Gujarat under IDS from June 2016 to September 2016 — 29% of the total declaration of Rs 65,250 crore under the scheme.
Virtual ID option a big positive for consumers: COAI
As per the new circular issued yesterday, consumers can choose to either provide Aadhaar number for verification or generate a Virtual ID for the same,
UIDAI extends deadline to deploy Virtual ID system to July 1
The Virtual ID (VID) feature is aimed at giving users the option of not sharing their Aadhaar number at the time of authentication.
How to disrupt an election: Fake IDs, fraud and Facebook
WASHINGTON (AP) — A year before Donald Trump announced his presidential candidacy, two Russian operatives landed in the United States to lay groundwork for an intelligence operation targeting the legitimacy of the 2016 election.
Register for voter ID, update online from June
Changes can be made through the app called ERONET (Electoral Rolls Services NeT) at any time. So far, 22 states have come on board for the application, Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat told ET.
Aadhaar: World's largest ID database exposed by India government errors
India’s government counts on high-tech encryption, multi-layered authentication, and even 13-feet high walls to protect the world’s largest biometric database.
In poll-bound Karnataka, voter ID cards going for as low as Rs 100
This is how the racket works: candidates bribe registered voters, who they believe would not vote for them for ideological reasons, in exchange for their electors photo identity cards (EPIC).
Fake voter ID: Not satisfied with report, EC sends observer to Karnataka
The report submitted is seen in EC as rather preliminary and short of full facts as it has left key questions on the issue unanswered, ET has learnt.
India seeks Aadhaar-like ID for all BRICS nations
India also proposed introduction of realtime alert for any suspicious transactions involving any of the BRICS nations.
iPhone users, take note: Here's how WhatsApp is adding another 'security layer' for you
This nifty feature is sure to be loved by security enthusiasts.
Aadhaar-like ID number for businesses in the works
A government official said the new scheme could be a buildup of the ministry’s existing Udyog Aadhaar project for micro, small and medium enterprises.
Congress to create mobile app database of 20cr
The vehicle to establish an election machinery and an exhaustive database of voters for personalised campaigning is the door-to-door fund collection drive that Congress launched on October 2 and will end on November 19.
Facebook acquires biometric ID verification startup
The startup offers an application programming interface (API) that helps verify government-issued identification cards.
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