Mining Headlines

  • India's top court imposes curbs on biometric identity system

    India's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of a controversial biometric identity system, but flagged privacy concerns and reined in a government push to make it mandatory for everything from banking to telecom services.

    U.S.
  • India's top court imposes curbs on use of biometric identity system

    India's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of a massive biometric identity system, but flagged privacy concerns and curbed a government push to make it mandatory for services from opening bank accounts to securing cell phone connections.

    U.S.
  • Supreme Court imposes curbs on use of Aadhaar

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of India's massive biometric identity system, known as Aadhaar, but flagged privacy concerns and curbed a government push to make it mandatory for services from opening bank accounts to securing cell phone connections.

    IN
  • Supreme Court upholds Aadhaar, but limits its uses

    India's top court on Wednesday upheld the constitutional validity of the country's ambitious biometric identity project 'Aadhaar', saying it benefits the marginalized and poor, but raised multiple concerns around the law that governs it, calling for changes.

    IN
  • India's top court upholds national identity project, but limits its uses

    India's top court on Wednesday upheld the constitutional validity of the country's ambitious biometric identity project 'Aadhaar', saying it benefits the marginalized and poor, but raised multiple concerns around the law that governs it, calling for changes.

    U.S.
  • At U.N., Congo's Kabila vows 'peaceful, credible' elections

    Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila pledged at the United Nations on Tuesday that "peaceful, credible" elections would be held in his country as planned at the end of the year.

    U.S.