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Ready to extend deadline to link Aadhaar with services: Centre to SC

NEW DELHI: The central government told the Supreme Court on Monday that it was willing to extend up to March 31 next year the deadline to link Aadhaar with various schemes and services, including bank accounts and phone numbers.

The current deadlines for linking of bank accounts and mobile phone numbers with Aadhaar,  are December 31 this year and February 6, 2018 respectively.

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Election commissioners appointment should be more transparent – SC

NEW DELHI: On Wednesday,the Supreme Court warned the central government , it must write a law on the appointment of election commissioners or face an intervention by the judiciary.

Appointment of the election commissioner should be more transparent. Presently, the government appoints election commissioners without consulting other political parties.

The court came with this issue a day after the government named Achal Kumar Joti as the next chief election commissioner succeeding Nasim Zaidi for a period of six months. Continue reading

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