In what is a clear violation of a Supreme Court order that Aadhaar cannot be made mandatory for bank accounts till the case in the Supreme Court is concluded, the Finacle banking software used by banks requires Aadhaar in order to create bank accounts, reports Moneylife. The Supreme Court, in Read more…
Conflict of Interest
A conflict of interest is a situation in which a person or organization is involved in multiple interests, financial or otherwise, and serving one interest could involve working against another and are in a position to derive personal or private benefit from actions or decisions made in a larger official capacity and at the cost of their official responsibility.
UIDAI and Aadhaar are replete with instances of conflicts of interests, connections with dubious foreign organizations, access to data to foreign and other private organizations and more that raise serious questions about whose interests are served by Aadhaar and whether these interests are compatible with democracy, fundamental rights and national interest.