If you are going to light candles at 9 pm, please be SURE to donate at least Rs 100 per candle to your local relief effort to make your gesture worth something.

Go beyond just token gestures.

RT @1SDhiraj@twitter.activitypub.actor
69Cr out of total 867Cr worth of transactions have failed during Aadhar based DBT payments, that's whopping 8% failure rate!


The accused allegedly used to charge ₹1,400-₹4,000 per Aadhaar card. They were also allegedly involved in making PAN (permanent account number) cards fraudulently,” said Rajeev Gupta, district’s Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) officer.


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“As many as 195 fake Aadhaar cards, in the name of different people, 930 Aadhaar forms,1,066 blank Aadhaar cards and ₹2 lakh have been seized from their possession. Scanners for iris and fingerprints, and laptops have also been recovered.”

According to a district administration official, 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗶𝗼𝗺𝗲𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗰 𝗺𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀 𝘄𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗰𝘂𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗮 𝗥𝗮𝗷𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗻-𝗯𝗮𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿, 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝗴𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝘂𝗺𝗯𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗿𝘂𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗺𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗲.

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Five held for running fake Aadhaar card racket - gurugram
Hindustan Times
Updated: Feb 07, 2020 21:56 IST

"At least five persons were arrested for running two fraudulent Aadhaar card centres in Chakkarpur, a police officer said on Friday"

Ved Prakash, SHO, Sector 29 police station, said -

ANSWERED ON: 03.02.2020

Linking of Aadhaar with PAN and Property

As on 27.01.2020, a total of 17,58,03,617 PANs are not linked with Aadhaar.

Link to the reply in the Lok Sabha.

And now, there this.
(Wondering if each one of these 25,000 fake aadhaar numbers will be able to get a "PAN allotted online on the basis of without any requirement of detailed application").

PIB India

Finance Minister proposes wide-ranging facilitation measures in Direct Tax Regime.

PAN to be allotted online on the basis of without any requirement of detailed application.

Details ➡️ bit.ly/2RQr8nv


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Part two of two.

2/2: आधार कार्ड का Misuse: पुलिस से लेकर PM तक गुहार लगा चुके हैं!...


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Interview with Vikram Sheokhand himself.

Part one of two.

1/2: आधार कार्ड का Misuse दो सो बार, 33 लाख का फाइन!


1:56 AM · Feb 22, 2019

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@pavanduggal, Cyber Expert:

If this is the way things are happening that day is not very far when will be used to target the sovereignty, security & integrity of India. It's high time we woke up.


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Mirror Now

Rachna Khaira,

: If an operator's or village level entrepreneur's biometrics can be stolen, what is the surety for the safety of the biometrics of lakhs & lakhs of people who are approaching these VLEs? It is a serious concern.


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Watch all three videos please.

Start here -

Mirror Now

Feb 21, 2019

Can hackers misuse our biometrics? Is the Aadhaar system vulnerable? Is our Aadhaar data safe?


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The fantastic Vikram Sheokhand aadhaar hack case.

Hack just one operator, generate 143 fake station IDs and 25,000 fake aadhaar numbers.

As recent as Jan 2019, so the system truly stands thoroughly discredited.

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The Vikram Sheokhand aadhaar hack case is truly incredible.

And classic UIDAI.

"Meri ID no. station ID hai, usko hack karke farzi station ID, 143 station ID generate ki, aur 25,000 ke lagbhag farzi aadhaar card banaye. 333 aadhaar card bagair documents ke bane hue hain"

Aadhaar is generating data that Indians will be able to sell or barter for benefits- Nandan Nilekani

The Excerpt from the book "Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code" (by Ruha Benjamin) below talks about how data sharing 'streamlining marginalization'.
RT @Abebab@twitter.activitypub.actor
“Data sharing,” for instance, sounds like a positive development... But access goes both ways. If someone is marked “risky”…

RT @AListRap@twitter.activitypub.actor
Sudha Bharadwaj has been in prison for 16 months now.

There isn't a single person in this country who can explain what for.

Nubian Rights Forum

We are in court awaiting the judgement

Stay tuned for live updates
Privacy International and 9 others

5:44 PM · Jan 30, 2020


This also *gains in significance given the current focus on updating the NPR and subsequently preparing the NRC*. Amid all the confusing notifications, we have lost sight of the fact that possessing an Aadhaar number does not constitute proof of citizenship.

We request your support in ensuring that we conduct the Tribunal with inputs from many relevant stakeholders and take the discussion on Aadhaar to a greater level.

To know more about the Tribunal, and to contribute

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A *People's Tribunal on Aadhaar-related issues* is scheduled to be held in Delhi from February 29 to March 1, 2020.

The Tribunal seeks to review the on-ground impact on rights and lives of people over the ten years of the Aadhaar project’s existence.

The Tribunal is aimed at developing a widely endorsed *critique of the government’s continued reliance on the Aadhaar number as a “truth machine”* which has claimed numerous lives while the government continues to issue denials.

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