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Biometric Update regularly publishes news about India. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to India. More tags may be perused by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Indian law proposed to allow biometric data collection on arrest or detention

The Lok Sabha, the lower house of India’s bicameral Parliament, has recently passed the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill 2022 which…

 

Aadhaar exclusion from biometrics block to be lifted for 2.7M in Assam

A state government decision in Assam, India has been made to issue Aadhaar digital identity accounts and the associated ID…

 

National initiatives for digital ID, forensic biometrics advanced in Asia, Middle East

A number of governments located in Asia and one in the Middle East have unveiled new updates regarding the state…

 

FMI identifies biometric passport trends as U.S. announces new document design

A new report from Future Market Insights (FMI) has suggested the global electronic passport market may increase from a valuation…

 

Jamaica plans biometric ID card issuance pilot, Pakistan and Vietnam upgrade systems

Jamaica has announced that it will begin issuing national ID cards through the National Identification System (NIDS) as from the…

 

Indian state court to consider unblocking biometrics to allow Aadhaar registration

The High Court of Assam, India in Gauhati will consider whether the biometrics of a father-son pair who petitioned the…

 

Indian justice proposes police loophole for Aadhaar biometrics access

Pressure is growing for increased access to and sharing of Indians’ personal data and even biometrics. A series of legal cases…

 

3-year prison term for providing false biometrics under new Aadhaar penalties

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has increased the penalties for hacking, sharing, or using Aadhaar data without authorization,…

 

India to sign MoU to bring Sri Lanka its own digital identity system

Sri Lanka and India are to sign a memorandum of understanding where India will provide a grant to fund the…

 

India allays privacy fears as bill to link Aadhaar with voter IDs passed by parliament

There will be no interference with or access to citizens’ data either by government authorities or any third parties when…

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