Unknown to most Indians, the biometrics they surrender to Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) during enrolment for Aadhaar is being used for surveillance. According to documents in possession of GGI News this surveillance is being carried out through technology provided by foreign companies – many with direct links toRead More →

By Ranjit Devraj [NEW DELHI] India’s ambitious plans to force its 1.3 billion citizens to use biometric identity cards to access government benefits have fallen foul of the country’s highest court which says the project could undermine rights to privacy.   After finding that the biometric ID, referred to asRead More →