LPG subsidy payments worth Rs 190 crore was allegedly routed to over 30 lakh Airtel payment bank accounts, with some of the accounts even having been opened without informed user consent. How did this happen?
Is the Aadhaar system as a method of unique identification better than what we had before? Will it curb corruption and fraud even if India’s bureaucratic and administrative apparatus doesn’t play ball?
What are the possible ways in which privacy in a setup like Aadhar may be breached?
Aadhaar is premised on the infallibility and security of an individual’s biometric data – her fingerprints and iris scans. But that is just a myth.
New Delhi: Despite five Supreme Court orders since September 2013 stating that the Aadhaar card cannot be a mandatory requirement for access to government services or subsidies, the reality on the ground continues to remain very different. The point was underlined at a press conference in Delhi yesterday where, besides lawyers […]