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Infosys co-founder and UIDAI Chairman Nandan Nilekani. File photo.
The Hindu Infosys co-founder and UIDAI Chairman Nandan Nilekani. File photo.

Nilekani to quit UIDAI, may contest from Bangalore South

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Chairman Nandan Nilekani on Friday said he will quit the organisation by the end of next month to contest Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket. » 8 comments
Biometric scanning of fingerprints in progress for Aadhaar enrolment, in Bangalore. File Photo K. Murali Kumar

Court seeks States’ response on petitions against Aadhaar

‘It is unconstitutional and infringes on individual’s right to privacy’ » 10 comments
The Supreme Court’s order that no person should suffer for not getting the Aadhaar card has put the future of the Unique Identification programme in question.

Failed Number

The Sunday Story The Supreme Court's Interim order defining Aadhaar from subsidies has left the Centre grappling with the future of the Unique Identification programme. It must now provide a cl... » 9 comments
A beneficiary of the Food Security Scheme showing her identity card at Trilokpuri on Tuesday. Photo: Meeta Ahlawat

Despite SC order, Aadhaar still mandatory for food scheme in Delhi

‘Authorities tell beneficiaries they will only accept Aadhaar cards’ »
One complete look: The unique identification number or Aadhaar is generated on the three biometric parameters of Iris scans, fingerprints and facial recognition. - Photo: AP

NPR rolls on, regardless

The Sunday Story The Supreme Court’s latest order on Aadhaar card seems to have little bearing on the ongoing enrolment in the National Population Register (NPR). The reason is simple: it has n... » 5 comments