Anurag Behar, CEO of the Azim Premji Foundation, identifies the challenges and some successes of India's COVID-19 vaccination programme.
Between 2011 and 2020, 28,196 clinical trials were registered – with 7,467 trials in 2020 alone.
For more than a century, proponents of Ayurveda have been honing a style of argument that historian of science Meera Nanda calls 'strategic inclusivism'.
Coal-ash ponds across India are not subject to any regulations, engineering standards and guidelines. This is a major policy failure.
From the visually biased perspective of humans, ant architects and engineers seem more admirable because they work entirely in the darkness of the underground.
Scientists described a 'culture of silence' at ICMR, with researchers worried that they would be passed over for opportunities if they questioned their superiors.
In the end it likely just boils down to affordability.
To achieve net-zero by 2050 by the large-scale adoption of renewable energy projects, India needs at least 65,000 sq. km of land for solar and wind installations.