Govt of Karnataka to link social security schemes with Aadhaar : Says R Ashoka

Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Bengaluru : The Karnataka government has decided to link all social security schemes with Aadhaar with the aim of getting rid of bogus beneficiaries, state Revenue minister R Ashoka said on Friday. “Under various pension schemes like old age pension and among others, 65 lakh people are paid every year and total grant for this […]

Aadhaar correction in Gram Panchayats from today

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Mangaluru: Aadhaar Card change or correction will be done at all gram panchayats (GP) in Dakshina Kannada (D.K.) district from September 5th, said district additional deputy commissioner Kumar. It will also begin in Udupi district from the same date. But a some places there is a bit of technical difficulty, barring which the other places […]

OTP fraud: Man loses Rs 1 lakh

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Unidentified cyber thieves have fraudulently withdrawn almost Rs one lakh from a person’s bank account by accessing his one-time password (OTP). The victim Ravi on Sunday received a call on his cellphone from number 9771327694 and the person speaking in Hindi introduced himself as a bank official. The caller told Ravi that his bank […]

Data collection by pvt agencies for Aadhaar not a good idea: SC

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to expedite the hearing of Aadhaar cases challenging the constitutional validity of the scheme but observed that data collection by private agencies is not a good idea. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar made the remarks after senior advocate Shyam Divan sought urgent hearing of […]

Banks pulled up for failing to link Aadhaar to NREG workers’ accounts

Friday, December 30th, 2016
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Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer M R Ravi expressed displeasure at the failure of the bankers to seed Aadhaar number of job card holders under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREG) Scheme to their accounts. Speaking at district-level review committee meeting for banking development and release of Nabard’s potential-linked credit plan […]

Aadhaar benefited only the project head: Sinha

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Bangalore: The only person who has benefitted from Aadhaar scheme is the man heading the project, who got a nomination from the Congress to contest the Lok Sabha polls, senior BJP leader and former Union Finance minister Yashwant Sinha has said. “The parliamentary committee on finances in its report suggested that the government should drop […]

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