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Tamil Nadu Govt Must Reconsider Its Move Mandating Aadhaar For Schemes - Sarasvati NT

The Internet Freedom Foundation has requested the Tamil Nadu government to provide residents with a choice to produce an alternate document of identification - Medianama The Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF) has written to the Tamil Nadu Finance Secretary requesting the government to provide residents with a choice to produce an alternate document of identification such as a driving license, voter ID, or passport to avail benefits of government schemes. Violation of privacy and...

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UIDAI allows updating address in Aadhaar online with consent from head of family

-PTI/ Hindustan Times The new option to update address is in addition to the existing address update facility using any valid proof of address document prescribed by UIDAI. Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has now allowed residents to update addresses in Aadhaar online with the consent of their head of family, an official statement said on Tuesday. The new process can be initiated after submitting proof of relationship documents like a ration...

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Govt. amends Aadhaar rules; supporting documents may be updated ‘at least once’ in 10 years

-PTI/The Hindu The updation would ensure “continued accuracy” of Aadhaar-related information in the Central Identities Data Repository The government has amended Aadhaar regulations, specifying that supporting documents may be updated "at least once" by Aadhaar holders on completion of 10 years from the enrolment date. "Aadhaar number holders may, on completion of every 10 years from the date of enrolment for Aadhaar, update their supporting documents in Aadhaar, at least once, by submitting...

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Dr. Gopal Krishna, law and policy researcher, and a member of the Citizens Forum for Civil Liberties, interviewed by Gursimran Kaur Bakshi ( ‘Convergence of all sensitive databases is another unmet open constitutional challenge’, says law and policy researcher, Dr. Gopal Krishna THE Comptroller and Auditor General of India [CAG] published an audit report titled ‘Functioning of Unique Identification Authority of India’ on April 6, 2022. The Aadhaar project, established through the Unique Identification Authority of India [UIDAI] in January 2009, has generated more than 129.04 crore Aadhaars till the end of March 2021....

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Migrant workers bore the brunt of 2020 lockdown due their poor access to social security schemes & legal rights, depicts latest NHRC report

The rise in COVID-19 daily new cases and daily new deaths compelled many state governments to impose local level lockdowns during April-May 2021. As of 20th April, 2021, partial lockdowns were noticed in 10 states across the country and complete lockdown was imposed in Delhi. As of 8th May, 2021, nearly the entire country was under complete lockdown as a result of either partial lockdowns and night curfews or complete...

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