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Linkage with bank accounts; mobile numbers, school admissions not mandatory, rules SC
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The Supreme Court today declared the Centre's flagship Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid but struck down some of its provisions including its linking with bank accounts, mobile phones and school admissions.

NEW DELHI

The Congress today said the Supreme Court verdict striking down several provisions of the Aadhaar biometric system is a "slap" on the NDA government while the ruling BJP called the judgement a big victory for the "pro-poor" Modi government.

Kolkata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court's verdict on Aadhaar, saying not linking it to mobile phones and bank accounts was a great relief for the common people. "We welcome the verdict by the Supreme Court.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today said its 2006 verdict putting the benefits of quota in job promotions for SC/ST employees need not be referred to a seven-judge bench.

Kolkata

Incidents of violence were reported from some West Bengal districts when BJP and Trinamool Congress supporters clashed during the 12-hour bandh called by the saffron party Wednesday to protest the killing of two students in a clash in North Dinajpur district, police s

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to live-streaming and video recording of court proceedings, saying "sunlight is the best disinfectant".

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea challenging the appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India, saying the petition was "devoid of merits".

NEW DELHI

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra Wednesday broke his silence on the charges of corruption levelled against him by the BJP and said the ruling party had been indulging in a "baseless political witch-hunt" against him for the last four years.  The

NEW DELHI

The following is the chronology of events leading up to the Supreme Court on Wednesday declaring the Centre's flagship Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid although it struck down some provisions including the linking of the biometric ID with bank accounts, mobile

NEW DELHI

The AIIMS has inked an MoU with the National Health Agency (NHA), the apex body implementing the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, thus becoming the first hospital in Delhi to have become apart of the Centre's health insurance programme.

Pithoragarh

The Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra through the Lipulekh pass came to a delayed conclusion this year with the last lot of pilgrims leaving for New Delhi, Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN) said Wednesday.

NEW DELHI

Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the key political parties of Uttar Pradesh seem to have chosen their favourite gods.

Shillong

The Meghalaya government will soon hold an all-party meeting for discussion before embarking on an NRC-like exercise in the state, chief minister Conrad K Sangma announced in the Assembly today.

Guwahati

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Kripanath Mallah was today elected unanimously as the deputy Speaker of the Assam Assembly.

Itanagar

Delhi Police will conduct a recruitment drive for candidates from Arunachal Pradesh for the post of constable for both male and females in October.

Aizawl

Mizoram remained cut off by road from the rest of the country today with the Opposition Mizo National Front(MNF) staging a 12-hour blockade on the vital NH-54 in Kolasib district, police said.The Kolasib district unit of the MNF organised the road block to protest bad

Bhubaneswar

As the strike by Odisha fire brigade personnel entered the third day today,  the state government placed at least six fire personnel under suspension on charge of deleliction in emergency duty.

Imphal

The Manipur government has said that disciplinary action would be taken against government employees if they don't attend offices during the 48-hour general strike called by joint students organisations which will commence from Wednesday midnight.

Guwahati

Assam government Wednesday said the state has nearly 20 lakh literate and semi-literate unemployed youths, who have registered themselves in the employment exchanges.

Patna

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed concern over attacks on police personnel in the state by anti-social elements and those involved in illegal sand mining and liquor trade.

Agartala

The fish-loving citizens of Tripura are facing a harrowing time with Bangladeshi exporters stopping  supply of fish to the state early this month over alleged extortion demand by anti-socials.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha minister Prafulla Samal Wednesday distributed 150 laptops among students with blindness who were pursuing higher education.

Itanagar

Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal Pradesh Ninong Ering has criticised the Central Water Commission's report on the condition of the Siang river and demanded dredging of its riverbed.

Berhampur

A local court today convicted a man in a case of acid attack on a woman over eight years ago and awarded him five years of rigorous imprisonment.

Dumka

A court here today sentenced two Maoists to death for killing a superintendent of police and five other policemen in Dumka district five years ago.

Kolkata

As directed by the acting Chief Justice of Kolkata High Court, Helpline Number 033-22303826 was provided for the passengers for obtaining any information regarding running of train during Bangla Bandh on September 26.

Kolkata

With a view to further improve passenger amenities and cleanliness, Eastern Railway has introduced disposable pillow covers as a trial basis in Howrah – New Delhi Rajdhani and Sealdah – New Delhi Rajdhani Express.

Shahjahanpur

Prove yourself to be a hygiene champion and become Shahjahanpur's DM for a day, albeit minus financial powers. The offer has been made by Shahjahanpur district magistrate Amrit Tripathi himself.

Chandigarh

The Haryana government has approved a proposal to regularise the services of its employees who are working on adhoc, work-charged and part-time basis for the last 20 to 25 years.

Bengaluru

The Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting convened here to draw strategies for the coming elections to the Lok Sabha and legislative council in Karnataka witnessed party MLAs and MLCs venting their grievances against the state government.

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