Religion and Morality

There is a widespread uninformed belief in the context of Morality that theists' belief in 'God' motivates them to be moral and ethical while atheists do not have any such motivation to cling on to moral values and principles. Is there any truth to this notion? The above notion reflects why ...
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Why am I not a fan of Sadhguru?

A friend wanted to gift me a book written by Sadhguru. I politely declined. I told him to save it for someone and briefly gave my reasons. He did not take it well and made me feel like I have criticised a saint or a seer. It is not that ...
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Fraud Alert – Padmakar Kumar

If you have stumbled upon this paid promoted channel on YouTube recently or somehow came across other similar social media post of this 'Genius Doctor ' and your curiosity has led you to this article then you have reached the right place. However, if you don't know him already then ...
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Fraud Alert – Munir Khan

Munir Khan is a self-proclaimed "scientist" who promises cures nearly every disease including cancer, HIV, diabetes, heart ailments, tumours, paralysis and reversal of premature ageing with a single medicine which he sells for approx. Rs. 30,000 for a bottle of 100ml concoction. Khan predominantly operates via his fraudulent clinic in ...
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Homeopathy is a Scam

Homeopathy is a reckless scam. However, not necessarily all it’s practitioners are knowingly scamming people. They themselves are victims of this age-old scam due to the ignorance and/or ingrained irrationalism. Homeopathy is terribly dangerous and unethical 'treatment' method as it causes people to delay seeking effective treatment. Homeopathic 'medicine' has ...
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Ashwagandha can help cure COVID-19

Claim: DAILAB @ IIT Delhi's claimed that Ashwagandha can help cure COVID-19 A collaborative research study by DAILAB @ IIT Delhi and DAILAB @ AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), Japan has recently claimed that they have discovered that Ashwagandha may hold an efficient anti-COVID-19 drug. DIALAB's ...
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Pseudoscience of Sadhguru

Mr. Jaggi Vasudev, aka Sadhguru, is a new-age self-styled godman who has abundant modern educated urban Indian and NRI followers. Jaggi Vasudev is a Zakir Naik equivalent in many ways - the key differences are: Articulation, Assertions, Attires and Attachments (religious and political). Jaggi Vasudev's reasoning skills are quite similar ...
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Mass drug overdose – none dead

The 10:23 Campaign The 10:23 Campaign is an awareness and protest campaign against Homoeopathy organised by the Merseyside Skeptics Society, a non-profit organisation, to oppose the sale of homoeopathic products in the United Kingdom in 2010. The campaign has staged public "overdoses" of homoeopathic preparations. The organisers state that ...
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Ayurved and homoeopathy cured Prince Charles of COVID-19

Claim: Ayurved and homoeopathy treatment cured Britain’s Prince Charles of COVID-19 This fake news peddled in leading newspapers in India that Ayurved and homoeopathy cured Prince Charles of COVID-19. Indian media has a reputation of making anything newsworthy just on the basis of word of mouth, Whatsapp messages and other ...
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ISRC busting-hoaxes

Indian Scientists' Response to COVID-19 (ISRC) is a group of Indian scientists who came together voluntarily in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the following ISRC's page, they had busted common hoaxes and myths related to the Coronavirus disease (CoViD-19) which are circulating on online platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, ...
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How Predatory Journals promotes pseudoscience

Let’s understand a few fundamental things first for anyone new to the research publication methods before we discuss Predatory Journals (or Fake Journals). There are broadly two types of scholarly journals: academic and professional journals An Academic Journal is a scholarly journal which publishes articles and serves as a medium ...
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Dr. Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury

Fraud Alert – Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury

By the end of this article, you are going to find out several surprising facts. From medical scams to running fake degree rackets. I tried to make it as authentic as I can by providing appropriate references. There’s more to this person than meets the eye. So, hold your breath ...
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