Tag: AADHAAR

View: Beware the new Surveillance Raj that invades personal and political spaces

The first census of independent India — a 10-yearly survey — was conducted in 1951 to gather statistics on population distribution, gauge the status of...

Pandemic helped drive the goals of financial inclusion: Debasish Panda

The pandemic underscored India’s disruptive progress on the touchstone of financial inclusion, with federal welfare payouts directly reaching the intended beneficiaries in a largely fraud-proof...

Assam cabinet decides to increase mobile tower coverage

Assam cabinet has decided to increase the coverage of mobile towers to provide mobile excess to the students for online education. The Cabinet meeting on...

Govt may set up task force on mandatory seeding of Aadhaar for enrollment and remittances under the EPFO

Government may soon set up a task force to address the challenges faced by employers and employees on mandatory seeding of Aadhaar for enrollment and...

Govt extends FCRA registration date for NGOs till September 30

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the validity of the registration certificates issued to NGOs under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), which...

Aadhaar card: Is Aadhaar mandatory for prisoners to get COVID-19 vaccine? HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the Centre and the Maharashtra government to clarify if an Aadhaar card was mandatory for prisoners to get...

Matua votes in Nadia, North 24 Parganas crucial in next phase

Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s visit to Orakandi in Bangladesh, home minister Amit Shah’s address to the Matua community in Bongaon on the Citizenship law and...

Airtel Payments Bank hikes day-end balance by up to ₹2 lakh. 5 things to know for opening an account

Airtel Payments Bank has increased the day-end balance by up to ₹2 lakh, in line with the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) guidelines. This means...

Fears of vaccine exclusion as India uses digital ID, facial recognition | India News

NEW DELHI: Millions of vulnerable people are at risk of missing out on Covid-19 vaccines as India uses its national digital identity for registration and...

From 1 April you may not be able to peform these tasks without Aadhaar-PAN link

You must have gotten an SMS from your bank or mutual fund house or other financial institution about linking Aadhaar and Permanent account number (PAN)...

Linked your Aadhaar with SBI savings account? Know all steps do it

In order to get direct benefit transfer (DBT) of government subsidies in your State Bank of India (SBI) savings account by seeding your Aadhaar in...

Transgenders from Tamil Nadu, WB sought most aid during lockdown | India News

NEW DELHI: In 10 months since the Covid-induced lockdown, the Centre has released Rs 98.5 lakh in aid for transgender people across the country. Through...

Authorities in a fix over Supreme Court’s order on data sharing of NRC

GUWAHATI: With Supreme Court order disallowing sharing of National Register of Citizens (NRC) data unless Aadhaar like regime is set up, options are explored for...

Govt to generate unique health IDs for people giving Aadhaar for vaccination | India News

BENGALURU: If a Covid-19 vaccine seeker provides his/her Aadhaar as identity proof to be inoculated, the government will immediately generate a unique health identity (UHID)...

Aadhaar enrollment drive for students began in Assam’s Hailakandi district

GUWAHATI: What is expected to provide impetus to Aadhaar enrolment in Assam, Aadhaar enrolment drive for students began in Hailakandi district on Monday. The Aadhaar...

NRC: NRC coordinator urges Assam government to unlock biometric details of 3.8 million

Guwahati: National Register of Citizens (NRC) coordinator Hitesh has urged the Assam government to unlock biometric details of more than 3.8 million people who appeared...

Initial cost of foreign remittance to go up

Budget 2020 introduced the provision for tax collected at source (TCS) at the rate of 5% on all remittances above ₹7 lakh under the Liberalized...

EPFO updates KYC details for over 73 lakh members during April-June

Amid novel coronavirus outbreak and subsequent nationwide lockdown in order to curb the virus spread, retirement fund body EPFO has updated Know Your Customer (KYC)...

‘Sustainable growth while managing the risks associated with digital is key’

PayPal has made its presence felt in the digital payments space with over 20 years and 200 markets under its belt. In an interview with...

Four financial tasks you need to finish before the 30 June deadline

The financial year ends of 31 March, which is also the official deadline for completing several financial tasks such as making tax-saving investments and filing...

View: Thanks, GoI, but we’ll be self-reliant

By Dhiraj Nayyar India’s economic goal(post)s have changed in the last fortnight, from a $5 trillion economy to Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India). Of course, in...