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Indian Science Congress
West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.19

Have no patience for absurd claims: Amartya Sen

Economist Amartya Sen on Monday expressed dismay with the claims at the Indian Science Congress, where some scientists tried to pass off mythological accounts as evidence of scientific advancement. ‚...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.19

Surgical strike against science and scholarship

A term greatly beloved of the Narendra Modi government is ‚Äėsurgical strike‚Äô. It was first invoked in September 2016, after a cross-border raid undertaken by the Indian army on camps in Pakistan. N...
By Ramachandra Guha in

India  /  Published 05.01.19

How scriptures are ahead of Darwin, VC teaches science congress

Hiranyakashipu, Ravan, Bakasura, Darwinasura…. To the list of those slain by Vishnu’s incarnations has now been added the name of Charles Darwin.The Indian Science Congress on Saturday heard that ...
By PTI in Jalandhar

India  /  Published 06.01.19

Science searches for myth filters

When a vice-chancellor told the Indian Science Congress last week that the Kauravas were test-tube babies, the usual expressions of shock were somewhat muted by a sense of déjà vu as well as a shrug...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.01.19

Proactive ignorance: The BJP's gift to India

Each political regime wishes to gift something unique to the country. The Bharatiya Janata Party, led by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, has been giving India many unprecedented gifts, one of the more no...
By The Editorial Board in


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