The legal framework of Aadhaar has evolved significantly since its inception in 2009. The Aadhaar Act 2016 constitutes the current legislative framework governing Aadhaar. Aspects of this Act and the Aadhaar project have been challenged in the Supreme Court and await resolution. These challenges—including the question of a right to privacy—inform important areas of future research.
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This post by the Centre for Internet & Society analyses key provisions of the regulations released by UIDAI in support of the Aadhaar Act.Read more
This report, prepared by the Standing Committee on Finance, discusses the National Identification Authority of India Bill (2010). It examines various aspects of the Bill and depositions from multiple stakeholders…Read more