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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.......

Aadhaar's next goal: Financial inclusion in rural areas

Since the first Aadhaar number was issued in September 2010, more than 1.33 billion Aadhaar cards have been generated till June 2022. Photograph: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com With the Aadhaar enrolment......

Why India denied China 5-G trial

Given the security dilemma prevailing between India and China, India should curb the operation of Chinese telecom companies in India, assserts Dr Rup Narayan Das. Photograph: Rafael......

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......

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