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Supreme Court of India’s ruling on privacy

Supreme Court of India’s ruling on privacy

August 24, 2017

In a historic ruling, perhaps the most significant and far reaching one in decades, the Indian Supreme Court has held that privacy is a fundamental right, delivering a big jolt to the Indian government and its pet scheme of generating biometric ID for all citizens.

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An Aadhaar for everything

An Aadhaar for everything

August 7, 2017

In a statement published on Friday, the Home Ministry of India mandated the possession of an Aadhaar card for registration of death. The move requires quoting the individual’s Aadhaar number for death registration with effect from October 1.

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India moves towards a digital economy post demonetisation

India moves towards a digital economy post demonetisation

December 2, 2016

India is witnessing a surge in digital payment, backed by government reforms and initiatives after high-denomination currency notes were discontinued in early November.

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