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Cabinet nod to law amendment for Aadhaar seeding with mobile numbers, bank accounts

Updated : December 18, 2018 06:53 AM IST

The Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved amendments to the Telegraph Act and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) after the Supreme Court in September imposed restrictions on the use of Aadhaar by private companies.
The Supreme Court had struck down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act that made seeding of the biometric ID with SIMs and bank accounts mandatory, saying it had no legal backing.
Cabinet nod to law amendment for Aadhaar seeding with mobile numbers, bank accounts

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