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The UIDAI has asked banks to provide Aadhaar-based onetime password (OTP) for opening of bank accounts only in the presence of the customer, in a banking outlet, The Hindu reports. In a letter addressed to commercial banks, UIDAI Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey essentially admits that OTP based authentication can and HAS been…

Read More UIDAI admits risk of misuse of Aadhaar, asks banks to be vigilant.


Manda Prathap Reddy of Hyderabad applied for an Aadhaar. His application was rejected because of a failure to capture his biometrics accurately. In the meanwhile, he was employed by an Aadhaar enrolment operator as he was in need of money. He worked there for half a month or so. Subsequently, he reapplied for an Aadhaar,…

Read More UIDAI’s process of blackmail to resolve fingerprint matches


MUSSOORIE: All claims of a unique identity for each Indian seem to have crashed for a security guard’s family in Mussoorie when he learnt that his Aadhaar card had the same number as a junior government official. Because of the faux pas, the guard’s Aadhaar card has now ceased to be functional, and he has…

Read More Two people, one card. One got his Aadhaar late, other stopped getting subsidies then