Aadhaar Scam

Aadhaar enabled banking frauds

Title of article Source Location Date Fraud Online banking fraud racket busted – 4 including kingpin held Hindustan Times Delhi 25-05-2018 Banking Fraud Aadhaar-link con calls may wipe out your bank balance The Times of India Lucknow 13-05-2018 Phishing Scam Credit card fraud: 3 nabbed in Bengal Times of India Read more…

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Aurangabad firm launches Aadhaar-based blood donor registry

In the latest addition to the ever-expanding Aadhaar ecosystem, Aurangabad-based Strides Software Solutions has launched the ‘d-health’ application, which is touted to be a unique donor engagement platform connecting the various stakeholders involved in blood donations. By centralizing donor registration, the app facilitates donor filtration, helping determine whether the donor Read more…

Aadhaar Enabled Surveillance

What secrets does the RBI report on the proposed Public Credit Registry hide?

In October 2017, the RBI announced a high level task force that would study and help set up a transparent and comprehensive public credit registry (PCR). The RBI’s PCR was intended to be “an extensive database of credit information for India that is accessible to all stakeholders”. The PCR was intended to help improve efficiencies in the Indian credit market, aid financial inclusion, help control deliquencies and in general improve the ease of doing business.