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 Read more…
Disinformation is false information spread deliberately to deceive. Disinformation is often used to influence public opinion to achieve ends that cannot be achieved through proper procedure, democratic or legal means.
Various claims made by UIDAI and others about Aadhaar create a perception that Aadhaar is more useful than supported by evidence. These claims do not stand to scrutiny.