More instances of plagiarism come to light

Published in the Hindu on March 9, 2012 Three more instances of plagiarism committed by C.N.R. Rao, eminent scientist and Scientific Adviser to the Prime Minister, and S.B. Krupanidhi, senior professor at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, have come to light. Professor Krupanidhi's student Basant Chitara at the IISc is the first … Continue reading More instances of plagiarism come to light

Editorial: Fatal attraction of plagiarism

Published in The Hindu on March 2, 2012 Plagiarism is a curse that afflicts every endeavour where pen is put to paper — journalism, literature and academic research — but when it shows up in the world of science, the consequences can be far more damaging. At stake are not just individual reputations but the … Continue reading Editorial: Fatal attraction of plagiarism