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Ration cards, Aadhaar, PDS, Jharkhand

Aadhaar-linked PDS: Jharkhand girl's death has become a shameful theatre of blame-games

Those saying it had nothing to do with the family’s non-UID linked ration card being cut off from the PDS are deluded.

POLITICS

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UIDAI, Welfare schemes, Jharkhand, Aadhaar

Jharkhand girl starving to death shows ‘Aadhaar savings’ built on gross exclusions

The poor and vulnerable are dismissed as ‘ghosts’ and ‘frauds’ while authentication errors lead to many going hungry.

POLITICS

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Supreme Court, Constitution, Privacy, Aadhaar

How we got around to talk about privacy

The concept of privacy will have to yield with concepts such as national interest, state interest, public interest and private interests.

VOICES

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POLITICS

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UIDAI, PAN, Supreme Court, Aadhaar

Right to privacy is great, but what happens to Aadhaar now?

The ‘deadline’ for linking UID to PAN is August 31, but is it even legal?

POLITICS

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BJP, Aadhaar, Right to Privacy, Amit Shah

Amit Shah says BJP respects right to privacy. Blames Congress

'We are fully committed to ensure that the poor get their right in terms of service delivery without any diversion.'

POLITICS

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Aadhaar, Section 377, Right to Privacy

Privacy as fundamental right: What changes for Indians beyond Aadhaar

It is settled now that you and I have a fundamental right to our bodies.

POLITICS

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Supreme Court, Right to Privacy, Aadhaar, Ravi Shankar Prasad

Does Centre really think it can now fool us by claiming it was all for right to privacy?

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has claimed government was of the view that right to privacy should be a fundamental right.

POLITICS

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Aadhaar, SC, Right to Privacy

Privacy is a fundamental right: Why Supreme Court’s landmark verdict is worth celebrating

Its first real test will be on Aadhaar and Section 377’s curative petition.