Aadhaar Contradictions

Aadhaar is replete with contradictions. Where one thing is said and its opposite is done in blatant misinformation and bullying of the people that forces them into vulnerability with their data and finances.


CEO of UIDAI Mr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey while speaking to Nitin Sethi of Business Standard in 2016 said that consent of people enrolled with UIDAI was not required. This was said while speaking about how the efficacy of Aadhaar will be monitored and what challenges it faces as it reaches the one-billion enrollment mark, after…

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When The Tribune reported that access to the Aadhaar database was being sold for Rs. 500 on WhatsApp, the UIDAI and BJP attempted to pass it off as fake news. When The Quint backed the news with its own follow up of the story saying that access was being sold in this manner because users…

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