Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicIndian Science Congress

Topic: Indian Science Congress

‘Innovate, patent, produce, prosper’ — Modi’s message to students for faster development

Speaking at 107th Indian Science Congress, Modi says science and technological innovations that can uplift livelihoods of the poor should be encouraged.

IIT, AIIMS, IISc faculty slam Indian Science Congress, urge it to promote real science

37 professors from top education institutes demand that the association should be more careful in choosing its speakers in the future.

Vedic plastic surgery to test-tube Karna — non-science claims flowed from Modi downwards

Not just at the Indian Science Congress, incredulous scientific claims have been made by prominent people, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Narendra Modi’s reservation lollipop and vanishing magic tricks

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Beyond Modi waves, Ravana airports: What media failed to report on Indian Science Congress

If there are big discoveries to report, relatively little attention will be paid to the preposterous.

The not so science Congress and Rahul loses out in UP

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Indian Science Congress vows to get its science speakers right after Kauravas & Newton row

Organisers of the science congress have expressed 'shock' at comments like Einstein and Newton didn't understand physics, or Kauravas were test tube babies.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.