January 09, 2018
Are Your Biometrics Safe And Is Your Privacy Intact With Aadhaar?
How safe is the biometric data? How safe is CIDR from hacking?
December 04, 2017
Habeas Corpus in the Age of Aadhaar
The Justice Srikrishna Committee submitted a white paper on data protection norms. The white paper affords an occasion to focus on citizen-state relationship and the need to establish boundaries for the state and private entities.
February 09, 2017
Key Design Elements for Data Protection
The key elements of a data privacy law for the country.
December 12, 2016
Demonetisation for Behavioural Change
Praveen Chakravarty, Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute, questions the 'shock and awe' move by the government to nudge people towards a cashless society
November 28, 2016
Don’t Waste the Crisis; Leverage Aadhaar for Cashless Inclusion
The demonetisation of large currency notes is an opportunity for financial inclusion
August 27, 2015
Aadhaar and its implicit bargains
There is too much fear-mongering about Aadhaar and the danger to individual privacy. This is far from the truth.
March 30, 2015
Aadhaar, the spectre
Aadhaar was conceived as a multi-purpose identity since its inception. Hence, it could never have been compulsory, by stealth or otherwise.
June 23, 2013
Aadhaar and the rhetoric of fear
Five years on, we need to examine our xenophobic reactions and paranoia of the intrusive state.