Three science academies denounce Satyapal Singh’s statement on evolution

In a first in recent times, three science academies in India have taken a stand and issued a statement denouncing Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Satyapal Singh's statement on human evolution. Two days after Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Satyapal Singh claimed that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution of man … Continue reading Three science academies denounce Satyapal Singh’s statement on evolution

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At last, there’s a welcome push back by the Indian scientific community

Since 2014, starting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there have been many instances when members of the ruling party at the centre have aired absurd statements that would never stand scientific scrutiny. Unfortunately, the scientific community has maintained radio silence. The tide is finally turning. On January 8, 2018, speaking during a programme at the … Continue reading At last, there’s a welcome push back by the Indian scientific community