A scientific vision—conceived to encompass the social and the natural sciences—was profoundly a part of the Indian national movement. India’s struggle for independence was not simply to free itself from British rule. It was also … Read moreWhere are Science and Development After 75 Years of the Indian Independence?
We must fight the battle for a sovereign, socialist, secular democratic republic, for it is also a battle to re-distribute the benefits of development to all sections of people of the nation. India’s struggle for … Read moreBuilding an India with a Scientific Vision
WE now see a new Anglo-Mysore War being waged: the RSS has aligned with the British to deny Tipu Sultan his role in Indian history. Yediyurappa says Tipu was “not a freedom fighter”, a strange … Read moreTipu Sultan and BJP’s War on History
INDIA became a republic on January 26, 1950, when the constitution, steered by Babasaheb Ambedkar in the Constituent Assembly, came into effect. It is the constitution that guarantees that all sections of people – irrespective … Read moreRemembering the Republic, Planning and Science in the Times of Unreason