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The bill that is about to change your driving habits forever

It was being opposed by opposition parties for curtailing the powers of states and favouring corporates.

Aadhaar Amendment Bill gets Cabinet approval, to be introduced in upcoming Parliament session

The Aadhaar Amendment Bill 2019 will be introduced in the ensuing session of Parliament, according to an official release.

Trai mulls approach to determine unique mobile subscribers base

The latest Trai data pegs India's total wireless subscriber base at 1,161.8 million as on March 31, 2019, while the wireless teledensity stands at 88.46.

How to take home loan under PMAY

To apply for a loan under PMAY, the annual income for MIG I should be below Rs 12 lakh and for MIG II it should be between Rs 12 lakh and Rs 18 lakh.

PM should focus on underground resources, give Rs 2 lakh loan to Aadhaar holders: Anil Agarwal

India, Agarwal says, is in 'satyug' under the Modi government where coteries have been demolished and only performance recognised.

Soon, single card to let you ride any Metro in the country

Sources said the government is also working to offer other options to passengers including the option to generate QR code or giving a paper slip with QR code for single journey.

Government calls all-party meet before Parliament session

The government will seek the support of the opposition parties in getting crucial bills passed in the session including one on triple talaq

UN panel lauds India's digital initiatives for economic inclusion

The panel, tasked to map the trends in digital technologies, identify gaps and opportunities and outline proposals for strengthening international cooperation.

How to download Aadhaar from the UIDAI website

If you have applied for an Aadhaar card but have not received it yet, you can download a PDF of it online from the UIDAI's website. Watch this video for the step-by-step guide to download Aadhaar from UIDAI website.How to download Aadhaar from the UIDAI website

Banks can use Aadhaar for KYC with customer's consent: RBI

The RBI specifies Know Your Customer norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including opening of bank accounts.

Banks can use Aadhaar for KYC with customer's consent: RBI

The RBI specifies Know Your Customer norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including opening of bank accounts.

Government mulling tax on cash withdrawal of Rs 10 lakh a year

Govt plans to impose tax on those withdrawing Rs 10 lakh per year to promote digital payments.

Experts’ body must guide tech policy-making, says Wharton School professor

Kartik Hosanagar says policy changes have been made in response to popular sentiment.

India to rein in China's gift horse

Govt mulls cap on overseas gifts received by individuals to prevent misuse of customs norms.

Expediting market development key to achieving long-term growth potential

Health of the financial services sector also requires urgent attention.

Bills on 10 ordinances lined up for house session starting June 17

The list includes the contentious triple talaq bill, and amendment bills on Jammu and Kashmir reservation, Aadhaar laws, Companies Act and Indian Medical Council Act.

4 ways to link PF account with Aadhaar

As per the unified portal of EPFO, if you wish to file an online claim for your EPF, then you have to mandatorily link your UAN with Aadhaar.

How to check the status of Aadhaar card

After the enrolment, there are two ways to check the status of your Aadhaar card.

Mahantesh Sabarad on 4 reforms market seeks from government

There is a lot of reform expectations and the budget will be one of the key indicators, says Sabarad

Vakrangee Kendras are leading the country towards a digitally inclusive future

The Modi government also wants digital delivery of government services.

New offline KYC rules will ease fintech's pains for now

The banking regulator’s move has opened up opportunities for the fintech sector, with innovative means of leveraging the Aadhaar database.

How to apply for Aadhaar card

To apply for an Aadhaar card, here are the six steps you should follow.

Aadhaar services that you can avail via SMS

These services are useful for those individuals who do not have access to the Internet, UIDAI's website or m-Aadhaar app.

RBI formed panel suggests roping in local retailers to act as cash points

The committee has proposed a network of cash disbursement points where a customer can seamlessly convert digital money to physical cash.

Piyush Goyal pushes for nations’ sovereign right to use data for social welfare

Commerce and industry minister also says advocacy on free trade should not lead to justification of data free flow.

In its first Parliament session, government plans to convert 10 ordinances into law

The ordinances were issued in February-March this year by the previous government as these could not be converted into Acts of Parliament in the last session of the 16th Lok Sabha.

It makes sense to avoid NBFCs and pharma despite corrections: Hemang Jani

We continue to be buyers in consumer biggies from an investment perspective, says Jani.

The enablers: These changemakers are helping millions, breaking barriers

Across India, with their set of unique product offerings, many new age, tech-led players such as Payworld, ShopX and Shiprocket are playing an enabling role for MSMEs.

What are the documents required to apply for Aadhaar Card?

To apply for Aadhaar card, you are required to provide valid documents of proof of identity, address proof and date of birth.

Now you can lock your Aadhaar number. Here’s how to do it

Once you have locked your Aadhaar number, the authentication services using any method cannot be done using Aadhaar number.

PIL seeks to link Aadhaar with social media accounts

The petition has been filed by advocate and Delhi BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay.

How to link Aadhaar card to bank account

The process of linking your Aadhaar with a bank account can be done both online and offline.

How to check if PAN is linked with your Aadhaar

The government has extended the cut-off date for linking Aadhaar with Permanent Account Number (PAN) to September 30, 2019. The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld that PAN must be mandatorily linked with Aadhaar as per Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act. As per this section, if your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar, then it would be deemed to become invalid. Here's a quick guide to check if the two are linked.How to check if PAN is linked with your Aadhaar

Pushing digital payments: Cash, but no cash

Digital payments have expanded 10 times since the BJP-led government assumed charge in 2014.

Aadhaar just an ID, says Nandan Nilekani

Defending Aadhaar, the Infosys co-founder said it never collected data on individual.

India’s leadership in e-payments cemented by strong rules: RBI

There has been substantial growth in e-payments by government and also in digital infrastructure.

UPI transactions fall 6% in May

However, amount transferred registered a record high of Rs 1.5 lakh crore last month

Strong regulations help India’s payments system grow, says RBI

In addition, the innovations and changes have lowered costs and have increased social welfare.

How Modi govt's 2nd term may impact your money and what full budget 2019 may bring

Here are 8 ways in which Narendra Modi's second term in power can impact your finances.

Market Movers: What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping

Let's check out the factors that could move markets through the day.

How to open an NPS account online without Aadhaar

Aadhaar based registration for NPS account has been disabled since January 2019. Here's the process to open an account online.

Election Results: Startup ecosystem to restart talks on a range of issues with Modi government

Stakeholders in the startup ecosystem have also been clamouring for greater clarity on the FDI in ecommerce policy, which was implemented in February earlier this year.

Soon, non-banking companies may verify via eKYC

Access to Aadhaar database will be a boon for mobile wallets and digital lenders.

PAN-Aadhaar linkage deadline extended

It would still be mandatory, however, to quote the Aadhaar number while filing ITR.

Karnataka education department puts Aadhaar details of 5,000 scholars online

Sources in the education dept told that Aadhaar details of the students are linked to the Student Achievement Tracking System and hence the data showed up on one PDF page.

SC refuses to entertain plea challenging Aadhaar Ordinance

A bench of Justices asserted that they are not expressing anything on the merits of the case.

IT Firm working for TDP has Aadhaar data of 7.8 crore

TDP has said that they did not have access to raw Aadhaar data and that it was only being used to verify beneficiaries of welfare schemes.

PAN to become invalid if not linked with Aadhaar by September 30

The earlier deadline to link PAN and Aadhaar was March 31, 2019, but, there was no clarity among chartered accountants and legal experts as to whether PAN will become inactive.

Govt probes I-T and GST mismatch in crackdown against evaders

One of the most glaring gaps noticed by tax officials is the use of shell companies to make bogus claims. In several cases of fraudulent claims, identity theft was also noticed.

PAN, Aadhaar linkage is mandatory; here is how you can do it

The government has notified the deadline to link PAN with Aadhaar. The last date to link PAN with Aadhaar is September 30, 2019. Also, it is mandatory to quote and link Aadhaar number while filing income tax return (ITR) unless specifically exempted from April 1, 2019. So, if you have not linked the two, it is better that you do it soon otherwise your PAN will become invalid. How can you link your PAN with Aadhaar? Watch this videoPAN, Aadhaar linkage is mandatory; here is how you can do it

Led by IndiaTech, Startups look to restart Governmnt talks

IndiaTech has been leading efforts to establish a listing norm for startups and is also pushing for differential voting rights.

How to open a PPF account for your minor child

An individual with a PPF account of his own and as a guardian of his child can avail a maximum deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh taking both the accounts together.

Govt may have to extend ITR filing deadline for FY18-19; extends Form 16 issue date to July 10

​​If employees get Form 16 by July 10th it leaves very little time for tax payers to file their returns.

Will your PAN become invalid if not linked with Aadhaar by March 31? Experts differ

Last date to link PAN with Aadhaar is March 31. However, CAs and legal experts have differing opinions on the validity of PAN after the deadline.

Here's how you can link your PAN with Aadhaar via SMS

There are three ways to link PAN with Aadhaar which are as follows: (a) Through SMS, (b) Through e-filing portal, and (c) While e-filing income tax return.

3 reasons Ridham Desai's confident a new growth cycle has dawned

I pay attention only to valuations and earnings, and so far, valuations are okay: Ridham Desai

View: Before big reforms understand Modi govt's politics, optics and tactics

The government view and experts’ view on the economy may be quite different.

Govt eyes 40 billion e-transactions in FY20

For the financial year ended March 2019, the target was of about 30 billion digital transactions, of which 90-95% was met.

Fintech not sure of Aadhaar KYC ordinance gains

The permission to use offline Aadhaar could emerge as a ray of hope for the fintech companies, bogged down by paper-based documentation process.

Telcos prefer QR code verification, say Aadhaar eKYC costly

The current procedure of customer verification requires telcos to physically validate their details.

How to check if PAN is linked with Aadhaar

Currently, the deadline for this has not been set by the government although those who have filed ITR for FY16-17 are required to do the same by March 31, 2019.

New big opportunity for IT firms as cooperative banks finally go digital

For India's cooperative banks, there seems to be only one way to remain relevant in the fast changing times.

New Govt to use fintech for flagship programmes: Amitabh Kant

The transaction value for the Indian fintech sector which was approximately $33 billion in 2016 is slated to reach $73 billion in 2020, growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22%.

Job creation up at 8.14 lakh in March: EPFO

In 2018-19, the highest job creation was recorded in January 2019 at 8.31 lakh against the provisional estimate of 8.94 lakh released last month.

Businesses need to pay up to Rs 20 for using Aadhaar services

The UIDAI source said with a nominal cost for each eKYC transaction entities would still be saving on Know Your Customer (KYC) cost.

Aadhaar-based e-KYC to boost user adds for telcos: Experts

Aadhaar, they said, would be a simpler and more foolproof authentication mechanism than the one using QR codes to verify IDs of new users before selling mobile connections.

Data empowerment will help all: Nandan Nilekani

Nilekani says digital infrastructure will play a key role in reviving the economy.

Cabinet approves Ordinance for voluntary use of Aadhaar for bank accounts, sim cards

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced that the cabinet has approved the ordinance to allow voluntary use of Aadhaar as identity proof for opening bank account and procuring mobile phone connection. Cabinet approves Ordinance for voluntary use of Aadhaar for bank accounts, sim cards

Aadhaar seeding waived for PM-KISAN’s 2nd instalment

The Cabinet waived the need for Aadhaar seeding of bank ac-counts for the second instalment of the income transfer to small and marginal farmers under PM-KISAN scheme.

Against crony capitalism, not corporates: Rahul Gandhi

Not in favour of Aadhaar’s use for surveillance; discussions needed on reservations in private sector; will not force decisions without consultations.

Indane leaked millions of Aadhaar numbers: French security researcher

Elliot Alderson, who exposed Aadhaar leaks in the past, has found that Aadhaar data of 6.7 million dealers and distributors have been leaked.

Indane leaked millions of Aadhaar numbers: French security researcher

Elliot Alderson, who exposed Aadhaar leaks in the past, has found that Aadhaar data of 6.7 million dealers and distributors have been leaked.

Aadhaar e-KYC holders struggle with last minute investments in ELSS mutual funds

Many Aadhaar-based e-KYC holders are struggling to invest in ELSS funds as part of their last minute tax planning exercise this financial year.

Aadhaar e-KYC holders struggle with last minute investments in ELSS mutual funds

Many Aadhaar-based e-KYC holders are struggling to invest in ELSS funds as part of their last minute tax planning exercise this financial year.

Linking Aadhaar-PAN is mandatory for tax filers; to be completed by March 31: CBDT

The Supreme Court on February 6 had confirmed that linkage of PAN with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing of ITRs.

Economic Agenda 2019: Putting Aadhaar back in the loop

It had come to be regarded as a means of bringing millions into the banking system, expanding mobile connectivity and boosting digital transactions.

RBI eMandate nod paves way for auto-debits by fintech firms

The retail payments body has asked banks to implement both the emandate measures by June 30.

Linkage of PAN with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing ITR: Supreme Court

The court's direction came on an appeal filed by the Centre against a Delhi High Court order allowing two persons to file ITR for 2018-19 without linking their Aadhaar and PAN numbers.

Govt’s new Aadhaar campaign to mention PM Kisan Nidhi Scheme, earlier IT Return filing

Under the PM Kisan Nidhi Samman scheme, over 120 mn farmers will be receiving Rs 6K in 3 instalments directly into their Aadhaar-linked back a/c.

In stance shift, Congress adopts Aadhaar in Madhya Pradesh

Those farmers whose names are in the white list will have to go to their concerned bank branch to get the Aadhaar seeding done.

Aadhaar: Twists and turns in the biometric tale

UIDAI's efforts around offline modes like eAadhaar and QR code are likely to gather pace in 2019.

Aadhaar: Twists and turns in the biometric tale

UIDAI's efforts around offline modes like eAadhaar and QR code are likely to gather pace in 2019.

Cabinet approves Aadhaar Ordinance to allow its use as ID proof for bank accounts, SIM connection

"Aadhaar can be used as KYC on a voluntary basis under the Telegraph Act and PMLA rules," the IT minister said.

Cabinet approves Aadhaar Ordinance to allow its use as ID proof for bank accounts, SIM connection

"Aadhaar can be used as KYC on a voluntary basis under the Telegraph Act and PMLA rules," the IT minister said.

Loan waiver tough for Madhya Pradesh farmers with no Aadhaar card

Farmers were required to mention their Aadhaar number and attach a copy of their Aadhaar card to the loan waiver form.

SBI alleges Aadhaar data misuse, UIDAI rubbishes charge

​​Logins and biometrics of Aadhaar operators have been misused to generate unauthorised Aadhaar cards, said SBI.

SBI alleges Aadhaar data misuse, UIDAI rubbishes charge

​​Logins and biometrics of Aadhaar operators have been misused to generate unauthorised Aadhaar cards, said SBI.

Fintech companies seek access to Aadhaar

Without legal backing, the JAM (Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile) trinity has been severely curtailed and has thrown up hurdles for digital expansion by fintech companies and banks.

Fintech companies seek access to Aadhaar

Without legal backing, the JAM (Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile) trinity has been severely curtailed and has thrown up hurdles for digital expansion by fintech companies and banks.

Lok Sabha passes bill to amend Aadhaar act

The compulsory use of Aadhaar-based KYC for mobile connections and bank accounts was prohibited by the apex court.

Yogi Adityanath cites Lohia's 'prediction', suggests Narendra Modi will run nation for 25 years

In an interview to , the chief minister expressed confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party will win 74 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in his state, three more than it bagged on its own in 2014.

Government introduces Aadhaar amendment bill in Lok Sabha

Theh govt said that it has prepared a data protection bill and it will be introduced in Parliament soon.

Government writes to banks on patchy PoS numbers

Banks were allocated targets of 20 lakh physical and mobile PoS deployment in FY19 but achieved only 44% of the target by the end of January.

Banks confused on biometric use post Aadhaar verdict-ex-RBI governor

According to him, the cost of operations of those fintech companies have tremendously increased consequently, affecting their profitability and also threatening their continued existence.

View: Fundamental shifts in India's electoral politics witnessed in the 2019 poll battle

What once appeared to be unchallenged assumptions in Indian politics have now been altered.

UIDAI cautions schools not to insist on Aadhaar for admission

The word of caution from UIDAI comes at a time when admissions to nursery and entry-level classes have just begun in over 1,500 private schools in Delhi.

Internet data firms stirring up Aadhaar privacy debate, suspects Trai chief

Trai had recommended that the right to choice, notice, consent, data portability, and right to be forgotten should be conferred upon the telecommunication consumers.

Liquidity issues, Aadhaar ban roil NBFCs, micro-credit plunge 15 pc in Q3

Disbursements stood at Rs 41,840 crore for the third quarter of the current fiscal year, down from Rs 49,450 crore in the preceding three months.

India's fintech companies struggle for an alternative to Aadhaar

The apex court's ruling which barred private companies from accessing the biometric database hit the banking and broader financial services sector hard.

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