Day: September 26, 2018

Supreme Court upholds Aadhaar but curbs use

open view web desk DELHI: Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of India’s ambitious biometric identity project, ‘Aadhaar’, saying it benefited the marginalized and poor, but sharply reined in a government push to make it mandatory for various services. In a ruling with far-reaching consequences, a panel […]

Exclusive: Myanmar’s delaying tactics blocking Rohingya return – Bangladesh PM

open view web desk NEW YORK: Bangladesh’s leader accused neighboring Myanmar of finding new excuses to delay the return of more than 700,000 Rohingya who were forced across the border over the past year, and said in an interview late Tuesday that under no circumstance would the refugees […]

Indian-American Padma Laksmi says she was raped at 16

open view web desk York, Sep 26: Padma Lakshmi, a prominent Indian-American model host, has alleged that she was raped by her boyfriend at the age of 16, saying she wanted to bring out this secret in the wake of allegations of sexual assault on US Supreme Court […]

SC declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid

open view website desk New Delhi, Sep 26: The Supreme Court Wednesday declared the Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme as Constitutionally valid. The apex court’s five-judge Constitution bench said Aadhaar means unique and it is better to be unique than being best. The first of the three judgements was […]

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