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The first UID holders and their stories

Apart from the 12-digit identity number issued to 10 people of tribal-dominated Tembhali village in Maharashtra's Nandurbar district by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia......

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......

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.......

No place for Big 3 in first UID project

India's top three IT companies are understood to have been rejected by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for a project related to the country's biggest biometric count. Tata......

First set of UID numbers by next year

The chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India, Nandan Nilekani, saidgovernment would be rolling out the first set of unique identification numbers in12 to 18 months.Nilekani made a......

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......

HealthifyMe: A start-up that helps people live healthy

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Holders Italy, written off at home as no-hopers to retain their world title and traditionally slow starters, are in danger of being caught napping by in-form Paraguay in their Group F opener on......
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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... ...

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