‘How to Link Aadhaar With PAN’ Most Searched Query on Google in India in 2017

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‘How to Link Aadhaar With PAN’ Most Searched Query on Google in India in 2017

The Google Search in 2017: Top trends for India reveal that the most searched query in India was 'How to link Aadhaar card with PAN card' followed by 'How to book Jio phone' and 'How to buy bitcoin in India'.

New Delhi, December 15: As 2017 draws to a close, Google India recapped the top trends during the year by releasing the ‘Year in search results’. Like it does it every year, Google India analyzed the Trends data to see what the country was searching for. The Google Search in 2017: Top trends for India reveal that the most searched query in India was ‘How to link Aadhaar card with PAN card‘ followed by ‘How to book Jio phone’ and ‘How to buy bitcoin in India’.

Google has released its annual list of popular searches. Apart from a few entrants, most of the lists in India hold no surprises. The Google trends in India are categorized in sections like How to, What is, news, songs, movies, etc throughout the year. The government has been making efforts to mandate linking Aadhaar number with bank accounts, PAN card, mobile number, as well as various schemes to enjoy uninterrupted services. It has to be noted that the government has extended the December 31 deadline for PAN accounts to Aadhaar numbers by three months to March 31, 2018. The notification came even as the Supreme Court decided to begin hearings on petitions challenging the validity of the Aadhaar scheme from Thursday.

It has to be noted that section 139 AA (2) of the Income Tax Act says that every person having PAN as on July 1, 2017, and eligible to obtain Aadhaar, must intimate his Aadhaar number to the tax authorities. Reports state that over 13.28 crore out of 33 crore PANs have been linked to the 12-digit biometric identifier Aadhaar till November.

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1.How to link Aadhaar with PAN card
2.  How to book Jio phone
3.How to buy bitcoin in India
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6. How to file GST returns
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10. How to buy ethereum in India

The top trending Overall queries on Google Search was Baahubali 2 followed by Indian Premier League, and Live Cricket Score while the top trending news event was Indian Premier League along with ICC Champions Trophy and CBSE Results. UP elections, Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Budget also featured among the trending news events.