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Subhash Kak

Subhash Kak

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Subhash Kak is the Regents professor of electrical and computer engineering at Oklahoma State University and a Vedic scholar.

By Subhash Kak

What Hindu tradition says about evolution

How can minister of state for human resource development Satyapal Singh be so ill-informed about science?

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Mamata Banerjee's purge of Sanskrit words makes her look ridiculous

Somebody in the West Bengal government has acted like a ramchagol!

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It's a shame ancient Indian science isn't being taught to children

There were many sciences based on fundamental principles and empirical observations, and without any mention of gods.

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Why Trump's victory, Brexit is not a defeat for globalisation

New trade protocols will be developed that are less disruptive to society than what people have voted against.

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Why India failed at Rio 2016

Is it just a coincidence that we are currently ranked 61 in the medals won at the Olympics?

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India has sadly forgotten its pre-Independence scientific contributions

Our marvellous tradition goes back to a 2,500-year-old text of physics.

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Bihar results and the mystery around Hocus Pocus

Now that Mahagatbandhan has won, perhaps looking at less serious matters will lighten up things.

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Intolerance only rising in media: Stop bashing Mr Modi, Vedic science

There are those who consider a lecture on ancient discipline as intolerable as a beheading.

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India may have proved Pythagoras Theorem before Greece

Historians undoubtedly believe that Baudhayana in around 800 BC stated the theorem and also provided a geometrical proof.

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India needs to allow reservation, not red tape

Our college intakes in different programmes are set in stone, based on some ideal student-faculty ratio.

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How Left and Right ideologies make and unmake India

They are both capable of profound self-deception.

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Why there have been no earth shaking ideas from India

The post-independence educational institution was not designed for world-class excellence, but rather to train students.

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Why modern scientists shouldn't completely dismiss Vedic knowledge

If students had access to authoritative narratives of Indian science in the university, they would not pay attention to outlandish claims of ancient flying machines.

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Harsh Vardhan is right: Vedic maths needs to be taught

Can a case be made to teach these centuries old clever mathematical algorithms to motivate students to learn the subject?

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How a secular yoga became problematic for religions

Critics are prepared to speak positively of asanas but will not grant anything more.

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