Spotting scientists, lazy scientists

C.N.R. Rao. Source: YouTube

Calling scientists as a community ‘lazy’ is to abdicate the responsibility to make it easier for them to enjoy the fruits of their labours.

‘Poverty first, Mars next’ is a non-idea

Photo: Special arrangement

The government has mismanaged scientific research to the point of the people thinking its only goals are to alleviate poverty.

Of curare-coated crowns

I don’t support Anna Hazare and I never did, and now, I’m feeling increasingly uncomfortable about some of his demands – just as uncomfortable as I was with that yoga guru’s demands. I’ll concede I have no solution of my making for the problems Hazare and Kejriwal seek to address, but that doesn’t mean I’m obliged to side with them. The most unsettling demands, in my opinion, are these: Merging of the CVC and the CEC with the Lokpal Bringing the higher judiciary under the purview of the Lokpal committee Monitoring of… Read More