Day: May 31, 2018

For mobile SIM, voter ID, passport, or license – Aadhaar is no longer needed

For mobile SIM, voter ID, passport, or license – Aadhaar is no longer needed

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This development came after the Supreme Count issuing an interim order on March 14, stating an indefinite extension of the deadline to link Aadhaar with mobile numbers, bank accounts and passports. Aadhaar is no longer needed to get a mobile connection. Telecom companies will now be accepting other documents also, like driving license, passport and voter ID, since the Centre directed them to implement the new rule immediately. The previous deadline was of March 31 and Supreme Court issued an interim order on 14th March which indefinitely extends the deadline for linking Aadhaar to mobile phone numbers, bank accounts, passports and other services. Dipak Misra, Chief Justice, headed a five-judge bench and mentioned that till the time no judgment comes on the constitutionality of “unique