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No deadline for linking Aadhaar card to services says SC: Top developments

'The government cannot insist for mandatory Aadhaar even for issuance of Tatkal passport,' the Supreme Court said

Aadhaar Linking Mandatory
The deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail various services and welfare schemes run by the government has been extended till the Supreme Court passes final verdict on the validity of Aadhaar

Supreme Court judgement on Aadhaar card: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the March 31 deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail various services and welfare schemes run by the government till its constitution bench delivered its verdict on the validity of the 12-digit biometric number and its enabling law. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra extended the deadline after the Centre said it had already submitted that they were ready to extend the March 31 deadline for linking of the national biometric identifier with all ...