Biggest data breach? 81 cr Indians’ Aadhaar & passport info on sale on dark web: Report
US-based cyber security company Resecurity says a threat actor, ‘pwn0001’, posted a thread on ‘breach forums’, brokering access to 815 mn Aadhaar & passport records
Centre calls Moody's concerns on Aadhaar 'baseless'
Moody's says India's Aadhaar faces hurdles, including the burden of establishing authorisation and concerns about biometric reliability.
DPI reshaping India into ‘one mega economy’: Nilekani
India has transformed in many ways over the last several years and digital transformation is at the heart of its economic growth, says Nandan Nilekani
Why protecting privacy remains a challenge in India
For six years, the country hasn't passed the law to protect privacy while private data is stolen from web portals
₹2000 note exchange: Banks ask for ID proof from non-bank customers
RBI has told banks to maintain daily data on deposits and exchange of ₹2000 banknotes
Govt proposes rules to enable Aadhaar authentication for private entities
The government says that the move is part of its commitment to make Aadhaar people-friendly and enable ease of living and better access to services for citizens.
Govt extends deadline to link PAN with Aadhaar to June 30
The PAN of taxpayers who have failed to intimate their Aadhaar shall become inoperative from July 1, 2023.
Economic Survey 2023: Aadhaar essential tool for social delivery; used 8,621 cr times
Explaining the benefits of Aadhaar, the survey called it an essential tool for social delivery by the state.
‘Logistical marvel’: IMF says India's DBT scheme is ‘quite impressive’
Paolo Mauro, deputy director, fiscal affairs dept at IMF, says it’s a logistical marvel that programmes helping people at low-income levels reach hundreds of millions of people in India.
NITI Aayog for full-scale digital bank licence to make India global fintech leader
However initially, applicants seeking a digital bank licence should get a 'restricted digital business bank licence' and enlist under the RBI's regulatory sandbox, Aayog suggests