The apex court has refused to revive a defamation case against Rajdeep Sardesai and Raghav Bahl.
The recent consultation in Delhi was the first of four taking place around the country this month.
In light of the Aadhaar data breach, there are several questions that need to be answered by UIDAI and its enrollment partners.
A group tapping UIDAI data may have sold access to one lakh service providers.
“Premani’s death is a grim reminder of how vulnerable people like her routinely experience uncertainties in accessing their lifelines owing to complex systems like Aadhaar.”
Tuesday’s notification is in line with the Centre last week informing the Supreme Court that it is willing to extend till March 31 the deadline fixed for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail various services and welfare schemes
The government seems to either not notice or not care about the many glitches in the Aadhaar system, as it enters more and more parts of our lives.
So far, erratic and anecdotal research has informed the Aadhar debate. As a result, a number of concerns have remained insufficiently analysed.
The court must hear pending cases on Aadhaar urgently, before the government further inhibits people’s rights and liberties under the facade of ’empowerment’.
Why was the Delhi police and not a national investigation agency roped in to probe what may be the first publicly-known misuse of biometrics by an authorised agency?
The government is banking on mainstream acceptance of the biometric authentication system before the next court hearing.
The questions and criticism of the Aadhaar initiative are often generated from an inadequate understanding of the programme, say two UIDAI team members.