Paytm may buy stake in Yes Bank; Govt considering linking social media accounts to Aadhaar

Team TC

One97 Communications, which runs digital payments platform Paytm, is in talks to pick up stake in Yes Bank. NITI Aayog ropes in ....

10 September, 2019

Nilekani-led panel suggests measures to grow digital transactions tenfold by 2021

Payal Ganguly

A five-member committee headed by former Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chairman Nandan Nilekani has envisioned ....

4 June, 2019
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Policy Wrap : Aadhaar now open for eKYC, RBI’s 2021 vision document sees digital payments rise

Payal Ganguly

Fintech companies can now avail of Aadhaar-based eKYC In a circular dated May 9, the department of revenue, under the Ministry ....

17 May, 2019

RBI sets up digital payments panel led by Nandan Nilekani

Payal Ganguly

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday announced setting up of a committee for deepening digital transactions led by Nandan ....

8 January, 2019

After ban on Aadhaar-based eKYC, mobile wallet transactions show sequential decline

Payal Ganguly

Transactions using mobile wallets declined month-on-month for November 2018, both in value and volume, following a September judgment ....

8 January, 2019

With Aadhaar-based eKYC off the table, firms are finding workarounds

Payal Ganguly

Indian companies are exploring workarounds to meet Know-Your-Customer norms electronically in the wake of last month’s Supreme ....

18 October, 2018
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Data localisation norms deter Apple from launching payments service in India

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Apple has decided to put off its plans of launching a digital payments service based on Unified Payments Interface ....

6 September, 2018

Locked out of Aadhaar due to fading fingerprint? No sweat, say cheese!

Anirban Ghoshal

In a relief to those who can't pass Aadhaar biometric tests due to fading fingerprints, the Unique Identification Authority ....

24 August, 2018

Mystery surrounding UIDAI helpline number ends as Google admits to adding it in Android

Anirban Ghoshal

The mystery surrounding the entry of the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) helpline number in phone contact lists ....

4 August, 2018

UIDAI denies role after Aadhaar agency's 'helpline number' pops up in phonebooks

Anirban Ghoshal

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Friday denied it had any role to play in a toll-free number purportedly ....

3 August, 2018
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Microsoft's India cloud plans get booster shot as Flipkart signs up

Manu P Toms

Global technology leader Microsoft and India's top e-commerce firm Flipkart have announced a broad collaboration under which, ....

20 February, 2017

UIDAI rolls out its website in five regional languages, more to follow

Sainul K

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the authority involved in issuing the Aadhaar card, has launched its multi-lingual ....

20 September, 2013

Government to soon introduce Aadhaar-linked instant ID verification for mobile connections

Sainul K

Customers will soon be able to use their Aadhaar card for instant identity verification to get a new mobile connection. The government ....

9 September, 2013

Aadhaar Presents A Plethora Of Opportunities For India Inc.

dev khare & Anand Rai & Shrija Agrawal & Aashish Bhinde

The $1.6 billion 'Aadhaar' initiative by the Indian government will change the lives of a billion residents very soon. Initially ....

31 May, 2011

UID to Cover Half the Population by 2014

Rajeev Mantri & Ian Wylie

Nandan Nilekani, chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), has confirmed that nearly half of the Indian ....

29 March, 2011

Budget 2011-12: The Social Inclusion Agenda Riding On Tech

Preethi J

Much of Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee's populist announcements and social agenda in Budget 2011-12 ride on the technological ....

28 February, 2011