Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Topic: Aadhaar

Deadline to link Aadhaar with voter ID extended to 31 March 2024

The Union government has extended the deadline for linking the Aadhaar number with voter ID to 31 March 2024 from 01 April 2023. The Ministry...

Karnataka: Woman, twin babies die as hospital refuses treatment for not carrying Aadhaar

A pregnant woman and her twin babies were died after the woman denied treatment at a government hospital on Wednesday night as she was not carrying an Aadhaar card.

Digital rights groups stand against Aadhaar based facial recognition for COVID-19 vaccination

The undersigned human rights and digital rights organisations and individuals, including those from the public health community express their deep concern on the National Health Authority’s plans to use facial recognition for “contactless” COVID-19 vaccine delivery. Facial recognition technologies (FRT) pose a grave threat to human rights, including privacy, and are being rolled out in the absence of a valid legal basis. We recognise that the timely and efficient delivery of vaccines is vital. However, the use of facial recognition for authentication does little to ensure this, and will in addition put in place rights-infringing technologies that enable mass surveillance and the erosion of fundamental rights.

The journo who exposed Aadhar. Rachna Khaira talks

The fight will go on and on till the time there is Rachna Khaira present in every Newsroom.

No order on compulsory Aadhaar- mobile phone linking: Supreme Court

If you have linked your mobile phone numbers with Aadhaar, because your mobile operator threatens to disconnect your SIM otherwise and that it has been made mandatory by the government to do so, then this piece of news will make you regret it.