A woman looking through an optical biometric reader, which scans iris patterns, while registration for an Aadhaar card in Amritsar, India. Photo: AFP

Top Indian court upholds legality of world’s largest biometric database

‘Aadhaar’ system is used for everything from opening bank accounts to government services, but critics argue it could be breached, noting several leaks of personal information

Topic |   India

TOP PICKS

A woman looking through an optical biometric reader, which scans iris patterns, while registration for an Aadhaar card in Amritsar, India. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE