The Pros and Cons of Aadhaar: Examining India’s Controversial ID System

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) introduced the Aadhaar programme in 2009 to provide residents of India with a unique identification number. The programme aimed at streamlining government services and facilitating the distribution of welfare benefits to the needy. However, the Aadhaar system has generated intense controversy, with critics expressing concern about privacy and … Read more

Aadhaar Data Breach: Is Your Personal Information Safe?

In 2010, India initiated a project to create a unique identification system called Aadhaar. In the aftermath of this initiative, millions of Indians were registered under the system, and their demographic data, fingerprints, and iris scans were stored in a central database managed by the government. However, there have been several instances of data breaches … Read more