BHOPAL GAS TRAGEDY
Bhopal gas tragedy: SC to hear Centre's plea for additional funds on Feb 11
A five-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said it would hear on February 11 the Centre's plea seeking Rs 7,844 crore as additional funds from successor firms of the US-based Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) for giving compensation to victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.
Bhopal gas tragedy: Justice S Ravindra Bhat recuses from hearing Centre's plea for additional fund
The Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), now o...
Bhopal gas tragedy: SC to hear Centre's plea for additional Rs 7,844 crore fund to compensate victims
The bench, comprising Justices Arun Mis...
Why no summons served to Dow Chemical, Court asks MHA in Bhopal Gas Leak case
The Bhopal Group for Information & Action (BGIA), an NGO working for survivors of the gas leak tragedy, had filed an application in this regard. despite six summons issued by the Bhopal district court since 2014, the CBI could not produce authorized representative of Dow Chemical Company in the court, it said.
Bacteria that can degrade pesticide linked to Bhopal Gas tragedy
The bacteria uses the pesticide as food. The researchers speculate that the genes that allow the bacteria to breaking down carbaryl may have been acquired from other species of bacteria, through a process known as ‘horizontal gene transfer’, which is the transfer of genetic material between different organisms.
#SayNoToPragya: Farhan Akhtar responds to 'bit too late' trolls with a savage tweet
Earlier the actor posted a tweet appealing to vote against BJP's Pragya Thakur.
34 years after Bhopal gas leak, survivors continue to fight for proper care
Various organisations fighting for gas leak survivors have been seeking proper medical care, adequate compensation and cleaning of the groundwater.
33 yrs on, gas tragedy survivors still await adequate payout
Families of the deceased and people who bore the brunt of the industrial disaster are now signing a petition, to be sent to the Supreme Court.
Don't allow Union Carbide escape court action, groups urge Prime Minister
The US company, as per criminal laws, will cease to be criminally liable for the tragedy, in which thousands of people lost their lives, after the three-way split, they said.
Memorial of 1984 gas tragedy to come up in Bhopal
It would come up on the premises of the defunct Union Carbide factory here from where toxic gas spewed out on the intervening night of December 2-3, 1984.
32 years on, Bhopal gas victims still await justice
The state government has to give far more attention and provide far larger support to the most vulnerable sections of gas-victims.
Parliament remembers victims of Bhopal gas tragedy
Sumitra Mahajan said the catastrophic consequences were so deadly that many children who were born later were afflicted with various ailments.
After 32 years, government now plans to dispose 332 tonnes of toxic UCC waste via tender
The move comes over a year after the pilot incineration of 10 tonnes of Union Carbide waste was conducted in Dhar district of MP.
Union Carbide should face Indian courts over Bhopal disaster: Survey
People in the United States 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, a recent survey has revealed.
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