Publicly reported cases of fake or forged Aadhaar

Title of article Source Location Date Fraud How Aadhaar in Database Other Documents
Fringe area tenants under cop scanner The Telegraph Palamu 23-09-2018 Property rent Forged NA Y
Aligarh killings: Police to quiz ex-SP MLA over ‘fake encounter’ charge The Times of India Aligarh 23-09-2018 NA NA NA Y
Two men held for producing fake bail bonds on behalf of arrested gangsters Hindustan Times Ghaziabad 21-09-2018 Fake bail documents Forged N Y
Chinese national arrested with fake Indian passport, Aadhaar card The Times of India New Delhi 21-09-2018 Illegal migrants NA Y Y
Fake bail bond racket busted 2 held in UP The Week Noida 21-09-2018 Fake bail documents NA NA Y
High profile sex racket busted, two Russian women rescued The Times of India Nagpur 21-09-2018 Sex racket NA NA Y
Whistleblower Narrates How UP Officials Staged Aadhaar-Ration Scam The Quint Uttar Pradesh 19-09-2018 Siphon PDS grains NA NA N
Fraudsters run fake Aadhaar centres, busted The Times of India Gurugram 19-09-2018 Aadhaar racket Rubber thumbprints Y N
Two held for preparing fake Aadhaar cards, driving licences The Hindu Reddygudam 18-09-2018 Aadhaar racket Forged N Y
Woman with two Aadhaar cards held The Hindu Bengaluru 17-09-2018 Fake bail documents NA NA N
Another Aadhaar Scam, E-Shopper Shares Data, Loses Rs 11,000 India Times Mumbai 17-09-2018 Phishing Scam NA NA NA
Chandigarh: Drug peddler held with 260 gm heroin The Indian Express Chandigarh 15-09-2018 Drug peddling Fake documents Y Y
Jaish-e-Mohammed commander killed in encounter in north Kashmir’s Sopore DNA Sopore 13-09-2018 Terrorist living in India NA NA N
Two Bangladeshi nationals with fake Aadhar, PAN held from Vrindavan The Times of India Vrindavan 12/9/2018 Illegal migrants Fake documents Y Y
West Bengal: DCW rescues two women sold at GB road on pretext of jobs The Live Mirror New Delhi 12/9/2018 Sex racket NA NA NA
Raipur resident tries to fly on his friend’s ticket, arreste .. The Times of India Mumbai 10/9/2018 Air travel Forged N N
Under-age drinkers in Bengaluru smart-app their way into pubs The New Indian Express Bengaluru 8/9/2018 Under-age drinking Forged N Y
Rs 1.33 crore siphoned off from NRI’s bank account The Tribune Chandigarh 2/9/2018 Bank Account NA NA N
Man with fake currency arrested in UP Business Standard Lucknow 29-08-2018 Fake currency NA NA Y
Fake Aadhaar cards used multiple times to withdraw ration Hindustan Times Ghaziabad 26-08-2018 Siphon PDS grains Complex N N
Gurugram: Man’s signature blows the lid off his planned loan fraud The Times of India Gurugram 24-08-2018 Loans Forged N Y
Married woman found dead inside hotel in Odisha capital beau absconding Odisha Sun Times Bhubaneshwar 24-08-2018 NA NA NA N
Two held for making fake Aadhaar cards The Indian Express Gurugram 23-08-2018 Aadhaar racket Stolen Aadhaar data Y N
Online Tirumala Tirupati seva ticket booking scam unearthed The New Indian Express Tirupati 19-08-2018 Online darshan ticket scam Forged N N
Instagram, Facebook lead cops to couple who ‘ran job cons’ The Indian Express New Delhi 19-08-2018 Con Jobs Forged N Y
Couple held for cheating several women over matrimonial sites Millennium Post Noida 17-08-2018 Matrimony fraud NA NA Y
Four from Myanmar held in Hyderabad for illegal stay, cheating Telangana Today Hyderabad 14-08-2018 Illegal migrants NA NA Y
One with ‘fake’ Aadhaar card detained E-Pao Imphal 11/8/2018 Illegal migrants NA NA N
Gurugram: Bihar man held for getting forged PAN card, driving licence under assumed name Hindustan Times Gurugram 10/8/2018 Illegal migrants NA NA Y
Man submits fake Aadhaar card as bail surety in Gurugram court, arrested Hindustan Times Gurugram 9/8/2018 Fake bail documents Fake documents Y Y
Institutes misused Aadhaar to claim SC scholarships: CAG The Tribune Chandigarh 8/8/2018 Scholarships NA N N
Thane: Gang held for fake bail surety to 150 undertrials The Times of India Thane 43289 Fake bail documents Forged NA Y
Woman booked for giving false certificates The Tribune Rajpura 6/8/2018 Visas NA NA Y
Fake Aadhaar card gang busted in Peddapalli Telangana Today Peddapalli 5/8/2018 Aadhaar racket Updation System Y N
Bangladeshi held at KIA with Indian passport The Hindu Bengaluru 4/8/2018 Illegal migrants Fake documents Y Y
Online fraud: Tonk cops recover Rs 23 lakh from six accused The Times of India Jaipur 3/8/2018 Banking Frauds NA NA Y
Two men use stolen Aadhaar details to run insurance scam The Times of India New Delhi 2/8/2018 Insurance Scam Change Aadhaar-linked mobile # Y N
Charges framed against eight – Bought costly mobiles on loan using fake ID proofs The Tribune Chandigarh 28-07-2018 Loans Forged N Y
Afghan national securing Indian passport deported The Times of India Pune 27-07-2018 Passport NA NA Y
UP STF arrests 2 men for duping students seeking admission in medical colleges India Today Ghaziabad 27-07-2018 SIM cards NA NA Y
Gang involved in bank frauds busted The Hindu Chennai 26-07-2018 Loans Forged N Y
Two Bangla women held with fake Aadhaar The Telegraph Kolkata 25-07-2018 Illegal migrants NA NA Y
Police arrests two Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh members in Noida averts major terror strike in NCR FirstPost Noida 24-07-2018 Terrorist living in India Fake documents Y N
Fake Passport Racket Helped Sri Lankans Fly Abroad As Indians, Busted NDTV Chennai 14-07-2018 Passport NA NA N
Delhi: Man running fair price shop arrested for ‘foodgrain fraud’ The Indian Express New Delhi 12/7/2018 Siphon PDS grains Misuse OTP NA N
Two Rohingyas held for illegally getting passport, Aadhaar card The Times of India Hyderabad 10/7/2018 Illegal migrants NA NA N
Six held by Gautam Budh Nagar police for producing fake bail documents in courts DNA Delhi 5/7/2018 Fake bail documents NA NA Y
37 duped on OLX by crooks using leaked Aadhaar copies of Army, CISF personnel The Print Rajasthan 5/7/2018 Impersonation Impersonation N Y
Man Arrested for Making ‘Fake’ Aadhaar Cards NDTV Chandigarh 2/7/2018 Aadhaar racket Forged N N
Gang producing fake Aadhaar cards busted The Times of India New Delhi 30-06-2018 Aadhaar racket Illegal use of login credentials Y N
Two fake Aadhaar centres busted The Times of India Ghaziabad 27-06-2018 Aadhaar racket Unauthorized enrolment NA N
SIM card distributor forges fingerprints for commission The Times of India Peddapalli 27-06-2018 SIM Cards Forged fingerprints N N
Police arrest two men from Mumbai hotel with fake papers, Bangladeshi held with bogus identity proof Hindustan Times Mumbai 21-06-2018 Illegal migrants NA N Y
Woman’s land in Talegaon MIDC illegally sold to three Pune Mirror Pune 20-06-2018 Land Forged N Y
Chinese national with Aadhaar card arrested in Bengal Hindustan Times Jalpaiguri 19-06-2018 Illegal migrants NA NA Y
Govt depts help foreign nationals get fake passports News Today Chennai 17-06-2018 Loans Fake documents Y N
Aadhaar officer booked for illegal ‘outsourcing’ The Times of India Aurangabad 10/6/2018 Aadhaar racket Unauthorized enrolment Y N
Three Rohingyas held with fake PAN and Aadhaar cards The Times of India Hyderabad 6/6/2018 Illegal migrants Fake documents NA Y
98 nabbed with fake Aadhaar cards in Manipur Moneylife Imphal 28-05-2018 Illegal migrants NA NA N
Non locals turned back from Mao gate, three held at Tengnoupal with fake Aadhaar cards – Govt issues directives to beef up vigil at border areas E-Pao Tengnoupal 24-05-2018 Illegal migrants NA NA N
Rohingyas held with fake Aadhaar cards in Imphal The New Indian Express Imphal 23-05-2018 Illegal migrants NA NA N
Police arrest one Bangladeshi national,residing illegally The Pioneer Dehradun 23-05-2018 Illegal migrants Forged N Y
Hyderabad: Two Myanmar nationals arrested on charges of forging fake passports The Hans India Hyderabad 21-05-2018 Illegal migrants Fake documents Y Y
Andheri man held for issuing fake Aadhaar cards Hindustan Times Mumbai 19-05-2018 Aadhaar racket Unauthorized enrolment NA N
Gang forged slain widow’s property papers The Times of India Rajkot 17-05-2018 Land Forged N Y
Fake Aadhaar Card Racket Busted In Manipur, Chennai Woman, 9 Myanmar Nationals Arrested NDTV Manipur 16-05-2018 Aadhaar racket NA NA N
Manipur fake Aadhaar card rackets busted The Times of India Imphal 15-05-2018 Aadhaar racket NA NA N
Illegal migrants held in Manipur The Telegraph Imphal 15-05-2018 Illegal migrants NA N N
Bangladeshi arrested with fake Aadhaar card Financial Express Kolkata 12/5/2018 Illegal migrants NA NA N
Bangladeshi carrying fake Aadhaar card held at Kolkata airport The Times of India Kolkata 12/5/2018 Illegal migrants NA NA N
24 Bangladeshi Nationals With Fake Aadhaar Cards Arrested In Tripura NDTV Agartala 10/5/2018 Illegal migrants NA NA N
24 Bangladeshis with suspected terror links held in Tripura railway station Hindustan Times Agartala 10/5/2018 Illegal migrants Forged N N
Nigerian held for online lottery fraud of over Rs 30 lakh The Times of India Bareilly 7/5/2018 Lottery fraud NA NA Y
Aadhaar seeding ‘scam’ in Food Dept The Tribune Chandigarh 07-05-2018 PDS grains Seeding scam NA NA
Fake Aadhar card racket busted in Amroha The Times of India Amroha 5/5/2018 Aadhaar racket Using fingerprints of holder of public service centre Y N
7 fake passports seized, 3 arrested The Hindu Hyderabad 5/5/2018 Passport NA NA Y
Two minor girls rescued from flesh trade, reclaimed by brothel owners using fake Aadhaar, PAN cards Mirror Now Sholapur 1/5/2018 Sex racket NA Y Y
Two women get married in mass wedding, found out after post on FB The Times of India Agra 23-04-2018 Marriage NA NA N
Police arrest one Bangladeshi national, residing illegally The Pioneer Dehradun 23-04-2018 Illegal migrants Forged N Y
Army Recruitment Shocker: Six UP youths held with fake Aadhaar cards in Army recruit rally Financial Express Thiruvananthapuram 22-04-2018 Army recruitment NA NA N
Challan in cheating, forgery case points to Aadhaar data breach The Tribune Chandigarh 17-04-2018 Loans Forged N Y
CISF arrests three Myanmar nationals from Imphal airport for posing as Indians India Today Imphal 16-04-2018 Illegal migrants Fored N N
Aadhaar card scam busted, three arrested The Times of India Ahmedabad 14-04-2018 Aadhaar racket Linkng of biometric with another persons documents Y N
Three held for having multiple passports The Times of India Hyderabad 6/4/2018 Visas NA NA NA
40 bank accounts opened using forged documents in Mumbai, used for export-import business Hindustan Times Mumbai 31-03-2018 Bank account Fake documents Y Y
Fake Aadhaar card in name of Bollywood actor used to book hotel room Indian Express Mumbai 29-03-2018 Book hotel room Forged N N
A fraud of another kind! Man opens fake bank branch in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia, arrested Times Now Ballia 29-03-2018 Opening bank branch Obtained fake Aadhaar in alternate name. Y Y
Rohingya migrant, Andhra man get jail term for cheating India Today Hyderabad 28-03-2018 Illegal migrants Fake documents Y N
Terror threat? Fake Aadhaar cards available for a mere Rs 200 Zee News Mumbai 27-03-2018 Train travel Forged N N
Nepalese passengers forge Aadhaar, boarding passes to fly to Leh DNA Delhi 27-03-2018 Air travel Forged N N
3 booked for making Aadhaar cards on forged documents The Tribune Moga 26-03-2018 Aadhaar racket Fake documents Y N
Arrested Bangladeshis may have harboured suspected terrorists: ATS Hindustan Times Mumbai 21-03-2018 Terrorist living in India NA NA Y
9 detained in Indo-Bangla visa racket The Times of India Kolkata 20-03-2018 Aadhaar racket Forged NA NA
9 detained in Indo-Bangla visa racket The Times of India Kolkata 20-03-2018 Illegal migrants NA NA Y
ATS detains man for making fake IDs for Bangladeshi trio The Times of India Pune 19-03-2018 Illegal migrants NA Y Y
Bangladeshi national issued passport on fake documents, booked The Times of India Bareilly 18-03-2018 Passport Fake documents Y Y
Man arrested in Mumbai for procuring Aadhaar, PAN for illegal Bangladeshi migrants The New Indian Express Mumbai 17-03-2018 Illegal migrants NA Y Y
Man booked for forging Aadhaar, PAN to finance 30 two-wheelers in Doon Hindustan Times Dehradun 17-03-2018 Loans Fake documents Y Y
Rajasthan police bust racket using ‘fake Aadhaar’, computer hacking to help… Times Now Rajasthan 16-03-2018 NA NA NA NA
Fake maid placement agency busted, 11 held for duping 500 Times of India Delhi 14-03-2018 Placement fraud Forged NA Y
Woman uses fake address to obtain Aadhaar The Times of India Bengaluru 11/3/2018 NA Incorrect address Y N
Four Rohingyas held by Balapur police for fake Aadhaar card Deccan Chronicle Hyderabad 8/3/2018 Illegal migrants Local brokers Y Y
B’deshi terrorists procuring forged Aadhaar, Pan cards: NIA lodges case Business Standard Kolkata 1/3/2018 Illegal migrants NA Y Y
29-year-old in Mumbai forges documents to open 31 bank accounts, arrested Hindustan Times Mumbai 28-02-2018 Bank account Forged N Y
Provision store owner arrested in Pune for printing Aadhaar card with manipulated birth date Hindustan Times Pune 26-02-2018 Aadhaar racket Forged N N
Grocer arrested for making fake Aadhaar cards The Times of India Pune 25-02-2018 Aadhaar racket NA NA N
Six arrested for Rs 1.95-crore HDFC Bank loan fraud The New Indian Express Kadapa 25-02-2018 Loans NA N N
Junnar man clones Aadhaar cards to usurp land of two sisters, held The Times of India Pune 23-02-2018 Land Cloned photographs Y N
Tenants dupe actor Meghna Naidu of rent, belongings after showing fake Aadhaar cards Hindustan Times Goa 21-02-2018 Rent fraud Forgery N Y
3 held for Aadhaar fraud The Telegraph Guwhati 19-02-2018 Aadhaar racket Didn’t have permission to enrol Y N
Bengaluru medical seat fraud: Fake Aadhaar cards used to open bank accounts The New Indian Express Bengaluru 15-02-2018 Bank account NA NA NA
Man arrested for making fake PAN and Aadhar card The Times of India Agra 15-02-2018 Bank account NA NA NA
Accused made hundreds of fake Aadhaar, PAN cards The Hindu Mumbai 14-02-2018 Sim cards Forged N Y
Shop making fake Aadhar cards & driving licences raided, 2 held The Times of India Mumbai 11/2/2018 Aadhaar racket NA NA NA
Man modifies copy of Aadhaar card to get credit card in dead man’s name The Times of India Ahmedabad 08-02-2018 Loans Forged N N
NIA Arrests Kerala Man for ‘Forcing’ His Wife to Convert to Islam The Quint Kannur 4/2/2018 Forced conversion Forged N Y
Police arrest couple who forged PAN, Aadhaar to dupe banks, obtained loans on forged property papers India Today Delhi 1/2/2018 Loans Forged N Y
Madhya Pradesh: ‘Aadhaar card forged for 2-wheeler loan’ The Times of India Bhopal 28-01-2018 Loans Forged N N
Bhima Koregaon violence: Police probe fake Aadhaar card with Delhi address The Indian Express Pune 24-01-2018 NA NA NA NA
Seven held for getting mobiles financed on fake Aadhaar cards The Tribune Chandigarh 22-01-2018 Business finance Cloned photographs Y Y
Four arrested for cheating, opening fake bank accounts Millennium Post Delhi 20-01-2018 Bank account Forged NA NA
Fake Aadhaar ID Used to Sell Two Plots in Mumbai, One Arrest The Quint Mumbai 18-01-2018 Land NA NA NA
Two Uzbek women held, one with fake Aadhaar card Millennium Post Gurugram 18-01-2018 Sex racket NA Y N
CISF apprehends two passengers with fake Aadhaar cards in Delhi airport, raises security concerns India Today Delhi 9/1/2018 Air travel Forged N N
Duo try to use fake Aadhaar cards to enter jail, caught The Times of India Pune 6/1/2018 Entering Jail Forged NA NA
Andhra man tries to forge his Aadhaar to sell kidney, Guntur cops bust racket The News Minute Guntur 5/1/2018 Sell kidney NA NA NA
Pak National with Aadhaar Card Arrested from Jaisalmer Air Base The Quint Jaisalmer 4/1/2018 Accessing Air Base NA Y NA
Fake passport racket: UP ATS arrests Bangla national, two others Hindustan Times Saharanpur 3/1/2018 Passport NA Y Y
UP ATS arrests 3 fake passport-makers from Deoband, Ghaziabad The Times of India Ghaziabad 3/1/2018 Passport Forged NA Y
Fake PAN, Aadhaar card racket busted in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli: Police The New Indian Express Shamli 24-12-2017 Aadhaar racket NA NA Y
Assam: Five held for making fake Aadhaar cards in Guwahati! The North East Today Guwhati 20-12-2017 Aadhaar racket NA Y Y
Illegal Bangladeshi immigrants held with Aadhaar cards The Hindu Bengaluru 18-12-2017 Job application Fake documents Y N
Assam UIDAI official involved in fake Aadhaar card job racket arrested Time 8 Guwhati 17-12-2017 Aadhaar racket NA NA NA
Family Forged 11 Year Old Girl’s Aadhaar Card In Order To Marry Her India Times Bulandshahr 16-12-2017 Marriage Forged Y N
Fake documents, forged gazetted letters used to enrol for Aadhaar The New Indian Express Bengaluru 16-12-2017 Aadhaar racket Fake documents Y N
Bengaluru: Retired doctor in the dock for Aadhaar attestation Bangalore Mirror Bengaluru 15-12-2017 NA NA Y N
Prime suspect in fake Aadhaar racket held The Times of India Kolkata 14-12-2017 Aadhaar racket NA NA Y
Mumbai: Fake document racket busted in Bhayandar The Free Press Journal Mumbai 13-12-2017 Aadhaar racket Fake documents Y NA
Three held for Aadhaar card fraud The Hindu Chennai 13-12-2017 Illegal migrants Fake documents Y N
LeT suspect ran tutorial The Telegraph Varanasi 8/12/2017 Terrorist living in India NA NA Y
Lashkar-e-Toiba operative gets PAN, Aadhaar, passport in Bihar The New Indian Express Gopalganj 8/12/2017 Terrorist living in India NA Y Y
Man held for fake passport The Telegraph Kolkata 7/12/2017 Passport Forged NA Y
Bangladeshi nationals with fake PAN, Aadhaar card nabbed Meghalaya Times West Garo Hills 29-11-2017 Illegal migrants NA NA Y
Morphed Aadhaar cards were given to teens to cast vote: UIDAI The Times of India Agra 27-11-2017 Cast votes Forged N N
Al-Qaeda terror suspect arrested in kolkata got fake Aadhaar card made in Karnataka DNA Kolkata 23-11-2017 Terrorist living in India NA Y N
Myanmar national staying in Ajmer Dargah area, teaching children in mosques arrested by police Financial Express Ajmer 11/11/2017 Illegal migrants NA NA Y
Five persons held on charges of generating fake Aadhaar cards Nagaland Post Dimapur 11/11/2017 Aadhaar racket NA Y N
Minor with fake Aadhaar rescued DNA Mumbai 9/11/2017 Flesh trade racket NA Y N
Apps create fake Aadhaar cards Deccan Chronicle Hyderabad 6/11/2017 Aadhaar racket NA NA NA
Fake Aadhaar card gang busted, 2 arrested The Tribune Panchkula 2/11/2017 Aadhaar racket NA Y N
Four held for making fake Aadhaar cards The Tribune Bathinda 31-10-2017 Land NA NA N
Fake Aadhaar cards row: How Maharashtra government prevented payments to 10 lakh fraud accounts Financial Express Maharashtra 27-10-2017 NA NA NA NA
False documents, faked heart attack: How Mumbai gang duped jeweller of diamond worth Rs1 crore Hindustan Times Mumbai 17-10-2017 Theft NA NA NA
Dimapur police busts fake Aadhaar card racket United News of India Dimapur 12/10/2017 Aadhaar racket Eye and finger scanner used to make fake Aadhaar Y N
Two held in Indore for making fake Aadhar cards The Times of India Indore 9/10/2017 Marriage Forged N N
Fake ‘originals’ leave passport officials in a tight spot The Hindu Bengaluru 3/10/2017 Illegal migrants NA Y Y
Rot runs deep: Aadhaar, birth documents easily forged The Times of India Hyderabad 22-09-2017 Marriage Online facility to correct details Y Y
Rohingya man, held for forgery, holds Aadhaar, PAN cards India Today Hyderabad 12/9/2017 Illegal migrants NA Y N
Fake Aadhaar card network busted in Kanpur The Hindu Kanpur 11/9/2017 Aadhaar racket Eye and finger scanner used to make fake Aadhaar Y N
Three Pakistanis issued Aadhaar based on fake papers The Indian Express New Delhi 4/8/2017 Illegal migrants Fake documents Y N
Pakistani narcotic smuggler held in TN had travelled across India with two fake Aadhaar cards The Times of India Madurai 23-07-2017 Illegal migrants NA NA NA
Police arrest two men from Mumbai hotel with fake papers, Bangladeshi held with bogus identity proof Hindustan Times Mumbai 21-06-2017 Tourist visas NA NA Y
Aadhaar centre owner, 4 others held for issuing cards against fake documents The Times of India Bengaluru 16-06-2017 Aadhaar racket Fake documents Y N
Agents Provide Fake Aadhar Card With Real Train Ticket in Patna News 18 Patna 5/6/2017 Aadhaar racket NA NA NA
Two held for running fake Aadhaar card racket Zee Business Delhi 2/6/2017 Aadhaar racket NA N NA
Rail cops uncover fake Aadhar scam The Asian Age Mumbai 31-05-2017 Train travel Forged N N
Bengaluru: Fake Aadhaar, forged IDs land Indo-Pak couple in jail Hindustan Times Bengaluru 31-05-2017 Illegal migrants Fake documents Y N
After Karnataka, Pakistani national with fake Aadhaar card arrested from Haryana’s Bahadurgarh News X Bahadurgarh 26-05-2017 Illegal migrants Fake documents Y Y
Bangla man held with Aadhaar card, Indian ‘passport The Times of India Mumbai 17-05-2017 Illegal migrants NA Y Y
Rajasthan ATS nabs 11 impersonators, forged Aadhaar cards recovered The Times of India Udaipur 30-04-2017 Exams Forged N N
A man arrested for issuing Aadhar cards on the basis of forged documents allegedly committed suicide in police lock-up. Ahmedabad Mirror Ahmedabad 28-04-2017 Aadhaar racket Fake documents Y N
Jobless engineer made over 100 fake Aadhaar cards The Times of India Ahmedabad 28-04-2017 Aadhaar racket Forged N N
Indore: Fake mobile financing gang busted, 11 arrested The Free Press Journal Indore 6/4/2017 Loans NA NA NA
Delhi realtor breaks into businessman’s a/c with fake Aadhaar card, steals Rs 2.5 lakh The Times of India Mumbai 6/2/2017 Phishing Scam NA NA NA
MFIs distribute loans on fake Aadhaar, election cards The Times of India Nagpur 31-01-2017 Loans NA NA NA
Nine held in Aadhaar racket bust The Telegraph Kolkata 20-12-2016 Aadhaar racket Eye and finger scanner used to make fake Aadhaar Y N
Racket in Fake Aadhaar Deccan Chronicle Bengaluru 3/12/2016 Sim cards Forged N N
If Lord Hanuman can get an Aadhaar number, why can’t a Pakistani spy?’ Scroll.in NA 3/11/2016 Illegal migrants Fake documents Y NA
Fake Aadhaar numbers used in PDS Deccan Herald Bengaluru 13-10-2016 Siphon PDS grains Forged N N
Fake Aadhaar troubles passport officials in city The Times of India Visakhapatnam 27-08-2016 Passport Forged N N
Three held for forging Aadhar card documents India Today Mumbai 1/8/2016 Aadhaar racket Fake documents Y Y
Spammed with snail mail, man uncovers Aadhaar card fraud Mumbai Mirror Mumbai 27-07-2016 Aadhaar racket Fake documents Y N
Man files plaint against wife for forging his Aadhaar card The Times of India Aurangabad 10/7/2016 Book hotel room Forged N N
Touts forge Aadhaar IDs to get confirmed berths The Times of India Mumbai 9/7/2016 Train travel Forged N N
Food Dept detects 6L Fake Aadhaar card holders The Pioneer Ranchi 25-06-2016 Siphon PDS grains NA NA NA
Seizure of 5,000 fake Aadhaar cards worries WB authorities E-Gov Malda 18-05-2016 Aadhaar racket Forged N N
Aadhaar card scam busted The Hindu Delhi 17-05-2016 Aadhaar racket Forged N N
Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist from PoK caught, Aadhaar card recovered from him The Economic Times Srinagar 15-05-2016 Illegal migrants NA NA NA
Alarm over seizure of fake passports from illegal Bangladeshi immigrants The Hindu Mumbai 16-11-2015 Passport NA NA NA
Agency issues fake Aadhaar cards with UIDAI data The Times of India Bengaluru 15-09-2015 Aadhaar racket Forged NA NA
Man makes Aadhar card for dog ‘Tommy Singh’, arrested The Indian Express Bhind 5/7/2015 Aadhaar racket NA Y N
South Mumbai RTO stumbles upon fake driving licence scam Mid-Day Mumbai 4/7/2015 Drivers License Forged N Y
Man Arrested for Making ‘Fake’ Aadhaar Cards NDTV Chandigarh 2/7/2015 Aadhaar racket Forged N N
16 held in Aadhaar card scam The Times of India Gudivada 31-10-2014 PDS grains NA NA NA
Bangladeshi man in fake ID card racket The Telegraph Kolkata 27-10-2014 Aadhaar racket Forged NA Y
Four held for making fake Aadhaar cards The Times of India Kanpur 27-06-2014 Aadhaar racket NA NA NA
Illegal immigrants can ‘buy’ Aadhaar for Rs 500: Sting operation The Times of India Delhi 25-03-2014 Aadhaar racket NA Y NA
Duo used fake documents to get AADHAR, PAN cards for clients Mid-Day Mumbai 19-01-2013 Aadhaar racket Fake documents NA N
Seven booked in Aadhaar fraud The Times of India Hyderabad 17-06-2012 Aadhaar racket NA Y NA
Aadhaar card scam unearthed in Hyderabad The Times of India Hyderabad 27-04-2012 Siphon PDS grains Forged NA NA
Cobrapost exposes how illegal immigrants easily avail Aadhaar cards The Firstpost Delhi 25-03-2012 Aadhaar racket Fake documents Y Y

Vidyut

Vidyut is a commentator on socio-political issues with a keen understanding of tech and policy. She has been observing and commenting on Aadhaar since 2010 from a perspective of human rights, democracy and technological robustness.

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