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G Madhavan Nair is the former chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). He is succeeded by Dr K Radhakrishnan.

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  • January 2009: Padma Vibhushan 2009 for his contributions to Science & Engineering

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Govt. assures justice for scientists in Antrix-Devas spectrum deal
Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), V. Narayanasamy, on Thursday assured that the government would give justice to scientists involved in the controversial Antrix-Devas spectrum deal.

Nair's second letter to PMO asks for 'comprehensive' review into Antrix-Devas deal
Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief G. Madhavan Nair has written a second letter to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) asking for a 'comprehensive' review of the controversial Antrix-Devas spectrum allocation.

Madhavan Nair regrets Roddam Narasimha's resignation
Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief G Madhavan Nair has expressed his unhappiness over top scientist Roddam Narasimha's decision to resign.

ISRO row: Narayanasamy asks scientist Narasimha to reconsider his resignation
With Roddam Narasimha resigning in protest against the blacklisting of former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair and three other scientists over the controversial Antrix-Devas deal, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Friday said the government will follow the procedures and urged the eminent scientist to withdraw his resignation.

Top scientist quits over govt. treatment of ex-chairman Nair, three others
A top aerospace scientist has quit as the member of the Space Commission in protest over the government's decision to blacklist former ISRO chief G Madhavan Nair and three other scientists over the controversial Antrix-Devas deal.

Moily defends Manmohan Singh on Antrix-Devas deal issue
Corporate Affairs Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily on Tuesday defended Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on the Antrix-Devas deal issue, and said that the latter never wanted to hide anything and had acted promptly.

No vendetta against Nair, says ISRO chief Radhakrishnan
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Radhakrishnan on Monday said that there has been no vendetta behind blacklisting his predecessor G Madhavan Nair and three other scientists in connection with the controversial Antrix-Devas deal.

ISRO Chief Radhakrishnan says 'nothing personal' against predecessor Nair
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Radhakrishnan on Monday said that he had nothing personal against his predecessor, G Madhavan Nair, who has been indicted along with three other scientists on the Antrix-Devas deal.

Ex-ISRO chief Nair says Pratyush Sinha Report does not reveal facts accurately
Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief G. Madhavan Nair on Sunday said the ISRO committee's report on the Antrix-Devas deal was one-sided and had not brought out facts accurately.

ISRO makes crucial report Antrix-Devas deal public
An Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) committee indicted former ISRO chief G Madhavan Nair and three other senior scientists late on Saturday night for acts of commission in Antrix-Devas deal.

Space scientists back former ISRO chief Madhavan Nair over govt. ban row
Senior scientists extended strong solidarity with the former chief of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), G. Madhavan Nair, on Tuesday, criticising the government for barring him and three other scientists from holding any state appointments.

Ex-ISRO chief Nair writes to Manmohan Singh over job ban
Former chief of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), G Madhavan Nair, on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to review the government's decision to ban him and three other former ISRO scientists from government jobs in the wake of the controversial S-spectrum deal.

Ex-ISRO scientists slam government, support Nair on Antrix-Devas deal
Former colleagues and top scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have criticized the UPA II government alleging ineptitude in the handling of investigations related to the Antrix-Devas deal, and also raised questions about the authority and credibility of the report submitted by current ISRO chairman Dr. K Radhakrishnan.

Antrix-Devas deal row: ISRO is bigger than any individual, says Kalam
Former President Dr. AP.J. Abdul Kalam on Wednesday said the controversy surrounding the clash between former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman G. Madhavan Nair and his successor K Radhakrishnan will not tarnish the image of the organisation, and added that it would continue to grow in stature.

Antrix-Devas deal: ISRO chairman behind move against me, says predecessor Nair
After the Department of Space barred him and three other space officials from occupying any government position for their alleged role in the Antrix-Devas deal, former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman G Madhavan Nair today accused his successor K Radhakrishnan of being behind the move.

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