Tag: Aadhaar card

  • Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar bill to further empower citizens

    Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar bill to further empower citizens

    New Delhi : (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Aadhaar bill to give legal teeth to the government in ensuring its subsidies and services reach the intended beneficiaries directly, thereby going beyond the scheme’s current mandate of merely assigning a unique identity to residents. The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies,…

  • Aadhaar card not mandatory for social welfare schemes: SC

    Aadhaar card not mandatory for social welfare schemes: SC

    New Delhi:(IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Aadhaar card was not mandatory for availing benefits under the government’s social welfare schemes and personal information furnished by an individual for the card would not be shared with any person or authority. “The production of an Aadhaar card will not be condition for obtaining…