September 14, 2017
Aadhaar: India's 12 Digit Revolution - A Review by The Statesman
Shankkar Aiyar speaks to The Statesman about his new book, Aadhaar: A Biometric History of India's 12 Digit Revolution.
September 13, 2017
Identities: Lost and Found
Shankkar Aiyar’s book opens by offering a peep into the bureaucratic backrooms in the days and months that led up to the birth of Aadhaar in 2009.
September 13, 2017
Book Review: Aiyar's Aadhaar is a definitive story of unique identity project
The definitive story of unique identity project Aadhaar, from when it was a mere idea to a day when it has 1.5 billion enrollments.
August 22, 2017
Aadhaar necessary, but issues need ironing out
Shankkar Aiyar speaks at an event for his new book on Aadhaar to discuss the platform - its benefits and drawbacks.
August 16, 2017
Nandan Nilekani Defends Aadhaar
An identification number was the only way to make government spending on citizen welfare “more efficient” and ensure the benefits reach the “right people”.
August 02, 2017
What Does The Biographer Of Aadhaar Think Of It?
An Exclusive Interview with Shankkar Aiyar, author of ‘Aadhaar: a Biometric History of India’s 12 Digit Revolution’ on the politics, personalities, principles and persuasions behind Aadhaar.
July 27, 2017
Excerpt of Aadhaar: A Biometric History Of India’s 12-Digit Revolution
Swarajya carries an engrossing excerpt of Shankkar Aiyar's latest book, which looks at how a thirty-minute meeting between Nandan Nilekani and Prime Minister Modi that resurrected the Aadhaar.
February 06, 2017
Budget 2017 presents the power of ideas; now, find champions for success
Shankkar Aiyar highlights the need for champions who can power the ideas that lie latent in Budget 2017
August 31, 2016
Reaching Out to the Unbanked
Following the announcement a new micro-finance initiative by Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani and Vijay Kelkar, this Economic Times Editorial, " Why Small Banking Makes Big Sense", maintains that despite the failures in the Micro-finance space in recent...
February 16, 2016
Rebooting India With Nandan Nilekani: NDTV Dialogue
Watch Nandan Nilekani in this NDTV exclusive talk about Aadhaar, contesting elections and what are the big solutions for India that Aadhaar and technology can deliver.