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Will the Supreme Court declare the Aadhaar Act a black law?

Unless the judges factor in the ungovernability of technologies and their beneficial owners, present and future Presidents, prime ministers, judges, legislators and officials handling sensitive......

SHOCKING! Aadhaar gives OUR personal info to foreign firms

'The most valuable personal sensitive information of present and future citizens has been made available to foreign data firms and governments and non-State actors for all time to come,' says Gopal......

Aadhaar: 'Security is continually evolving'

Experts say the new security features will significantly ensure there is no 'large-scale theft of people's identity'.Alnoor Peermohamed reports. While the introduction of new features such as face......

Aadhaar is based on unscientific thinking, fallible biometric data

Biometric authentication is based on the unscientific and questionable assumption that there are parts of human body that do not age, wither and decay with the passage of time, says Gopal Krishna.......

Right to privacy is deeply linked to national security

Admittedly, EVMs too have a UID number and any convergence of data can make the secret ballot system a party of history, warns Dr Gopal Krishna in the 5th part of his series against Aadhaar.......

Data privacy a major concern in India: Nandan Nilekani

Data privacy, he said, is a broader argument beyond Aadhaar as it includes everything such as issues related to mobile phones and social media data. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Nandan......

Is the largest biometric database in the world also its leakiest?

The need of the hour, as the Supreme Court readies to rule on the constitutionality of Aadhaar, is for the UIDAI to fix the bugs, says Geetanjali Krishna, in the second and final part of her......

Arun Jaitley: 'In India, tax evasion the rule'

'For the first month, we have only had 5.5 million who have paid the tax.''40 per cent have paid nil as tax; 95 per cent of the taxation for the first two months has come from only 400,000......

Meet the man behind GST's IT backbone

GSTN CEO Prakash Kumar tells Sudipto Dey how information technology can improve service delivery of government departments. IMAGE: GSTN CEO Prakash Kumar has earlier worked closely with setting up......

HealthifyMe: A start-up that helps people live healthy

Start-up corner: This is the first in a series tracking emerging India.HealthifyMe is an app that connects users to fitness trainers virtually, motivate them on goals. IMAGE: HealthifyMe’s......

Meet Lal Jose's bold and beautiful Elsamma

Its good to be Ann Augustine. The daughter of actor Augustine is making her Malayalam debut in director Lal Jose' Elsamma Enna Aankutty. And what a debut it is going to......

Arsenal braced for Barcelona backlash

Arsenal will man the barricades on Tuesday in anticipation of a Barcelona backlash while hoping that their second Champions League visit to the Nou Camp in less than a year will be less harrowing......

Police working to curb match-fixing during World Cup

Cricket, betting and match-fixing go hand in hand. With the World Cup round the corner, the menace could only grow bigger. While there are rungs of security guarding the venues and players against......

India on a high ahead of ODI series against SA

Injury-hit but on a roll after drawing an engrossing Test series and winning the only Twenty20 match of the tour, India now get a chance to try different combinations before next month's World Cup......

Youzhny survives barrage of aces to beat Isner

Mikhail Youzhny withstood a barrage of 33 aces to topple American giant John Isner 6-4, 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 on Sunday and reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows. "He served well,......

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