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Aadhaar not compulsory for treatment: Haryana govt to hospitals

Aadhaar not compulsory for treatment: Haryana govt to hospitals

Aadhaar not compulsory for treatment: Haryana govt to hospitals : The Haryana government has directed hospitals across the state not to deny or delay treatment to any patient without Aadhaar card or any other identity card. The directive assumes significance as it comes after a case of reported denial to a pregnant woman into the labour

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SC’s Constitution Bench to resume hearing in Aadhaar matter

The SC Constitution bench on Thursday will continue hearing pleas filed with regards to the Aadhaar matter. The bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra will begin hearing a number of petitions filed challenging the constitutional validity of the identification number.Earlier on Wednesday, senior lawyer Shyam Divan argued that the Aadhaar Card may cause the death of citizens’ civil rights. Divan, who is

Post matric scholarship: Students can from 22 to 25 January

Post matric scholarship: Students can apply from 22 to 25 January

Post matric scholarship: Students can apply from 22 to 25 January: Government of Punjab has provided relief to those students, who have been deprived of joining the post-matric scholarship scheme for the year 2017-18 due to various reasons. Now the students can apply for the scheme from January 22 to January 25 on the department’s website.There

Benefits denied due to non-matching of thumb print: BJP MP

New Delhi, Dec 29, A BJP member in the Lok Sabha today said millions of people were not getting pension as their thumb impressions no longer matched the impression stored in the Aadhaar data due to old age. Sushil Kumar Singh raised the issue in the Zero Hour and asked the Centre to consider the

Aadhaar required for availing food under nutrition mission

Aadhaar required for availing food under nutrition mission

Aadhaar required availing food nutrition mission: Aadhaar registration is required for children availing food under the centrally-sponsored National Nutrition Mission, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Union Minister of State for Women and Child Development Virendra Kumar said the use of Aadhaar as an identity document for delivery of services or benefits or subsidies simplifies

Citizens hesitant to link Aadhaar details with e-commerce, digital wallets

New Delhi [India], Dec 4 : – In the wake of recent reports on Aadhaar data breach by various sources, results from a survey revealed that a majority of the respondents were uncomfortable in using their Aadhaar accounts to access e-commerce accounts or digital wallets. In the recent past, the government has laid a lot

Govt approves launch of National Nutrition Mission

New Delhi, Dec 1, The government has approved the launch of the National Nutrition Mission (NNM) to tackle the problems of under-nutrition, low birthweight and stunting, with a budget of Rs 9,046 crore for a period of three years. The mission, commencing 2017-18, has a target to reduce under-nutrition and low birthweight by 2 per cent

Aadhaar linking problematic: Mamata

Aadhaar linking problematic: Mamata

Aadhaar linking problematic: Mamata. Kolkata, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday reiterated her criticism of the “problematic” linking of Aadhaar and the alleged disclosure of personal data on government web sites.“Linking of Aadhaar is very problematic. In the name of Aadhaar Card, details have been put out on 210 government web sites. This is

Aadhaar Act

SC to hear plea of Aadhaar Act

Aadhaar Act plea: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a plea challenging the ‘constitutional validity’ of the Aadhaar Act. The plea was filed by Karnataka-based Mathew Thomas, who has challenged the validity of the 2016 Act, citing privacy concerns.Earlier in October, the apex court had referred all Aadhaar cases to a five-judge Constitution bench to

431 Pak Hindus given long-term visas; can get PAN, Aadhaar, buy property

New Delhi, Oct 29, As many as 431 Pakistani nationals, mostly Hindus, have been granted long-term visas by the government, thus making them eligible for PAN and Aadhaar cards as well as allowing them to buy property, a home ministry official said. The move, amidst the strained India-Pak relations, is in line with the Narendra Modi

Maharashtra Govt makes Aadhar Mandatory to avail Fertiliser Subsidy

Maharashtra agriculture minister Pandurang Fundkar today announced that farmers will have to disclose their Aadhar number while purchasing fertilisers through Point of Sale machines at the dealers for availing subsidy. The subsidy on fertilisers purchased would be then deposited in the farmer’s bank account. This system will be implemented from November 1. Farmers won’t need

Look at this- 800 People in this village share same birth date

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has faced a hitch after reports of over 800 people in Haridwar’s Gaindi Khata village sharing January 1 as their date of birth in their new Aadhaar cards surfaced. This is not the first such incidents where errors have occurred.According to the reports, the UIDAI clarified saying that January

Deadline to link Aadhaar with schemes extended: Centre to SC

New Delhi, Oct 25, The deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail benefits of various government schemes would be extended till March 31 next year, the Centre told the Supreme Court today. It told a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that the deadline for Aadhaar linking to avail benefits of the schemes

Bank Aadhaar linking: RBI says never issued any order, RTI reveals

The Reserve Bank of India has clarified that it has not issued any order making it mandatory to link Aadhaar numbers to bank accounts, failing which accounts will be suspended. The central bank added that it “has not issued any instruction so far regarding mandatory linking of Aadhaar number with bank accounts.” Moreover, the RTI also

Jharkhand girl

Jharkhand girl dies as family did not have Aadhaar-linked ration card

Jharkhand girl dies: An 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation in Simdega District of Jharkhand recently, as her family’s ration card was not linked to the Aadhaar Card.After the girl died her mother was unable to feed her. The family was struck off from government welfare rolls for not linking their ration card with the Aadhar

Rohingya man held for illegally procuring Aadhaar card

Hyderabad, Oct 15, The police today arrested a 19- year-old Rohingya man here on charges of illegally procuring an Aadhaar card and illegally staying in the country. The Indian employer of the man, who had claimed to be his father in order to get him the Aadhaar card, was also placed under arrest, a police

Aadhaar now a must for post office deposits, PPF, KVP

The government has made biometric identification Aadhaar mandatory for all post office deposits, PPF, the National Savings Certificate scheme and Kisan Vikas Patra. Existing depositors have been given time till December 31, 2017 to provide the 12-digit unique identification number. Ministry of Finance has issued four separate Gazette notifications making Aadhaar mandatory for opening all

Osmanabad: New born gets Aadhaar card in six minutes

Osmanabad: New born gets Aadhaar card in six minutes

Osmanabad: New born gets Aadhaar card in six

No need to keep Aadhaar card during railway trip

Indian Railways permits m-Aadhar: During Rail travel, there is no need to keep an Aadhaar card for identification. Only M-Aadhar in mobiles is enough for identity. Railway has accepted AM-Base in the form of proof of identity.The Ministry of Railways on Wednesday said it has decided to allow m- Aadhar, a digital version of the