Ahead of Bhopal gas tragedy anniversary, hundreds of survivors form human chain, demand Dow Chemicals pay compensation
Leaking toxic gas from the now-defunct Union Carbide factory in Bhopal resulted in the deaths of thousands of people and left lakhs maimed on the intervening night of 2-3 December, 1984.
A new generation inherits poisoned genes of Bhopal gas tragedy, and the broken promises of govts too
Even 35 years after the Bhopal gas tragedy, the city is still feeling its after-effects. Those born to the survivors have been afflicted with birth defects, while the survivors themselves suffer from a myriad of ailments.
Bhopal gas tragedy: Rajiv Gandhi govt ignored help from Italy, reveals note; 34 yrs on, relief still a distant dream
The Rajiv Gandhi government ignored Italy's offer in the aftermath of Bhopal gas tragedy to provide assistance in containment, evaluation as well as relief work based on Italy's experience in a similar disaster in Seveso near Milan in 1976
Bhopal gas tragedy: Wrong medication killed more people, reveal PMO files; 20-25 dying per month even after 34 years
Tragedy did not strike Bhopal on the intervening night of 2-3 December 1984 but thereafter as horrible relief and rehabilitation measures including wrong medication killed thousands, reveal documents accessed from then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's office
Sofia Ashraf is using her rap video Dow v/s Bhopal | Toxic Rap Battle to get justice for the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy
People in US and India want that Union Carbide face an Indian court for its role in the Bhopal Gas tragedy that claimed more than 20,000 lives.
Warren Anderson, the villain number one of the Bhopal gas disaster, was dying when Narendra Modi was on his much-hyped US visit in September. In fact, he died two days before Modi left the US shores.
The petition was filed to seeking to force Dow Chemicals to admit its alleged criminal liability in the case,
In the past, billionaire investor Daniel Loeb would often wait for an industry conference before revealing his investment ideas. Not anymore.
Madhya Pradesh High Court today appointed former judge, Justice V K Agrawal, as the chairman of the five-member committee constituted on the directive of the Supreme Court for rehabilitation of Bhopal gas tragedy victims.
Ahead of the 29th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy, survivors staged a demonstration in Bhopal today demanding justice.
According to latest lobbying disclosure reports filed with the US Senate and the House of Representatives, Pfizer, IBM,<br /><br /> Boeing, Dow Chemicals, Yum Brands and Colgate Palmolive are among the major companies that lobbied with the US lawmakers in the second quarter on issues related to India.
Dow expects the strategy will result in roughly $500 million in annual cost savings by the end of 2014. Over the next two years, Dow plans to close certain manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Belgium, The Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan.
The IOC has already ruled out any possibility of Dow being removed as the Games sponsor despite repeated protest by the Indian Olympic Association.
He also said that the move would help in raising the diplomatic awareness on this subject and create a wider understanding of India's position.
The IOA said that the Sports Ministry's plan to selectively boycott the London Olympics could have serious repurcussions.
If the Indian government really supports the Bhopal Movement's battle against Dow Chemicals, they need to stop posturing and take decisive action.
When the money is easy, forget the conscience, sports organisers seem to say.