Editors’ Note : This article reports an investigation of a purported treatment facility, undertaken out of regard for public interest and the need to emphasize scientific temper in the choice of clinical services.¬† It was a day for the two of us to get treated by Positive Homeopathy at their newly opened branch at Mangalore. Sheela who is hypothyroid and I, a border-line diabetic and a hypertensive under treatment from the past 12 years decided to go in for Positive [...]
Articles By: Narendra Nayak
Narendra Nayak, President, FIRA, writes about a meeting of Indian rationalists with James Randi in Bengaluru in November 2012.
Prof. Nayak calls the bluff of a practitioner of a dozen occult arts who failed miserably in predicting the outcome of his own talk to a skeptical audience.
While people can make their own rules for their private spaces, the public spaces like government departments cannot be run as per the whims of the individuals employed there as the establishment is run using state funds.
Narendra Nayak recounts the ongoing tale of charlatanry and brazen exploitation of the suffering and gullible by faith-healers like Chris Panos, Benny Hinn, Jira Ma and more recently, Chosen Generation Ministry.
Prof. Narendra Nayak performs a ‘debunking’ of a different sort, this time exposing the misinformation which compensation-seeking flood-victims in Uttar Pradesh had been subjected to at the hands of civic authorities.
She can only ¬†be identified as M as she is still a minor. But she had the courage to refuse to get married to a man who was 15 years older to her- only 9 years younger to her father, who incidentally has two more daughters. M had the courage to protest. When her engagement was¬†conducted with this man a year ago, she had protested but was of no avail.¬†¬†She was sent to her uncle‚Äôs house¬†to ‘cool off!’¬†¬†which¬†she did not. [...]
Section 295A, Indian Penal Code: Deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings or any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs.
If there is a Nobel Prize for hypocrisy then the religious forces would have a tough contest among themselves. It could be anything from the attitudes of Roman Catholic Church to priests‚Äô outings with young boys to Mullahs molesting young girls to our legislators watching porn in the legislative assembly- hypocrisy seems to be a monopoly and the stronghold of the religious revivalists.
Narendra Nayak talks about his recent tour to Sri Lanka.