Ramchandra Guha, Satish Dhawan Chair at IISc and Modi bashing

Lalit Shastri An opinion piece by Ramchandra Guha, with the title “ Why Modi And Shah Fear Young Activists” has been published by NDTV on Tuesday February 16. Ramchandra Guha has been occupying a chair at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) under the Satish Dhawan Visiting Professor/Scientist Program funded by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO),… Read More Ramchandra Guha, Satish Dhawan Chair at IISc and Modi bashing

The myth called ISRO and the fictitious post of ISRO Chairman

Lalit Shastri Who created the myth called ISRO and the associated post of Chairman ISRO and why? This is a big question that the Department of Space (DoS) will have to answer in national and larger public interest. Newsroom24x7 has done extensive research and as per available information no Government of India order exists for… Read More The myth called ISRO and the fictitious post of ISRO Chairman

ISRO: The fault line and the siege within

Lalit Shastri The seniority of two distinguished ISRO scientists has been bypassed to appoint P. Kunhikrishnan as a Member of the Space Commission. Kunnikrishnan is Director UR Rao Satellite center. Chandrayaan-2 was made there. Kunhikrishnan’s appointment order was issued this past Wednesday in a hush-hush manner. Since ISRO chairman K Sivan is on extension and… Read More ISRO: The fault line and the siege within