Promoting the study of intellectual property rights without focusing on innovation is so misplaced that it's laughable
Ignore US bullying on IPRs
Doing very nicely without IPRs
Push for open source software
A second too long
The world has been adding an extra second at regular intervals to keep pace with the slowing Earth. Will ...
Why do we need patents?
There is no empirical evidence that patents serve to increase innovation and productivity
Whose science should we focus on?
The current debate over ancient India's scientific feats is less about science and more about a cultural `feel ...
Real pride of ancient Indian science
Indian scientists are nowhere to be seen in the world you and I inhabit. This is when our modern ...
Science and the Indian politician
If India conducted its first nuclear test many centuries ago, why did we wait till 1974 AD to ...
Wooing the judges, openly
There is conflict of interest as US patent owners schedule meetings with Indian judiciary and patent regulators
ICAR chases patents for pickle
The National Research Centre on Meat has odd ideas on what can be patented
Jugaad of Indian innovation
Patting ourselves for our ability to arrive at makeshift solutions will not take us far
In praise of open-source innovation
India slams mania for patents and says open-source models work better to spur innovation
The India effect
The US is targeting India's patent law because it is inspiring other countries to follow suit
Debating science risks
Chinese scientists appear to be more open to discussing the risks and ethics of new technologies than their Indian ...
Patently hollow claims of the US
Global organisations and academics defend India’s IP laws and call for US to back off
Spy versus spy and high tech gizmos
From secure manhole covers to Internet tracking systems, NSA has an arsenal of patents
Time for dual standards
A separate time zone for the Northeast can increase productivity at work, save energy
How private is privacy?
Apathy towards online surveillance is making Big Brother more powerful by the day
Big blue trips up Twitter
IBM’s claim of patent violation by Twitter reflects the madness in software litigation in the US
Patent hypocrisies of US
American business lobbies are spreading falsehoods about India’s patent policies—and glossing over their double standards
“What does it feel like?”
The news about Fukushima Daiichi nuclear waste leaking into the ocean and groundwater, prompts us to take a ...
Crazy for GI? Think again
The protection of Geographical Indication is not a guarantee that the artisan or producer will benefit; traders can corner ...
You have the right to remain silent
Reflecting upon the state of freedom of speech and expression in India, in the wake of the shut-down of ...
The Microsoft way
Wherein an Indian firm using pirated Microsoft software here is sued in the US by California state for using ...