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A scientific disaster unfolds in Bhopal

The world had lost an opportunity to know long-term toxic effects of Methyl Isocyanate which had leaked from the Union Carbide factory on the night of December 2, 1984, because government research......

Bhopal gas leak: SC orders disposal of toxic waste

The Supreme Court on Thursday set a six-month deadline for removal and disposal of toxic waste of the the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal and asked the Centre and Madhya Pradesh government to do......

Cabinet approves disposal of Bhopal waste in Germany

The government on Tuesday approved the disposal of nearly 350 metric tonnes of Union Carbide toxic waste in Bhopal by a German company. The approval was given following recommendations from a Group......

'Union Carbide not liable for claims in Bhopal tragedy'

In a setback to the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy, a United States court has held that neither Union Carbide nor its former chairman Warren Anderson were liable for environmental remediation or......

Union Carbide files petition in SC over Bhopal tragedy

United States-based Union Carbide Corporation has filed a petition in the Supreme Court demanding early hearing on the government's curative petition in the Bhopal gas disaster case, saying delays......

Bhopal tragedy: Toxic waste continues to contaminate water

Oliver Twist would feel for the 350 million tonnes of toxic chemicals still sitting inside the defunct Union Carbide factory in Bhopal. In 1984, an accident at the chemical company's plant......

No link between Bhopal and funds: US

The US has dismissed as "incorrect" reports that it is linking India's efforts to seek more compensation from the Union Carbide in the Bhopal gas tragedy with the bilateral investment ties, saying......

Govt looks at banning Mahindra from boards of cos

Amid strong public reaction to the judgement in the Union Carbide case, the government is understood to be looking at legal position to check if Carbide India's non executive Chairman Keshub......

Law ministry shows thumbs down to Dow

Dow Chemicals, which has been insisting that it was not liable to clean up the toxic dirt left by its Indian subsidiary Union Carbide, does not seem to have any support for its position from the......

Should Dow be allowed to do business in India?

The two issues that remain are whether Dow inherited Union Carbide's liabilities and why the government never cleaned up Bhopal after settling with Carbide.Scot Wheeler, Director Communications,......

'Casting couch exists in Bollywood'

It was the day of the debutants at FICCI Frames 2011; the subject under discussion -- Successful Film Content for the Future: Rise of the Debutants. Sharing their struggles, their journey and......

That 70s Show of Bollywood

Seventies is a revered decade for most fashion fanatics. Even as Bollywood came under the grip of the 'angry young man' syndrome, this livewire decade was more than happy to evolve in what came to......

Dow link tarnishes Games' reputation: London Assembly

London politicians called on Olympic officials to rethink their sponsorship contract with Dow Chemical on Wednesday, saying the company's links to the 1984 Bhopal disaster damaged the reputation of......

Olympics organisers willing to meet Bhopal activists

Under tremendous pressure from India to drop Dow Chemicals as London Olympics sponsors, the Games' organising committee chief Sebastian Coe said they are ready to meet the activists protesting......

India hasn't asked athletes to boycott Games: Maken

Clarifying that the government has not asked athletes to boycott the London Olympics over the Dow Chemicals sponsorship, Sports Minister Ajay Maken said that the matter has been pursued at a......

UK's Cameron defends Dow sponsorship of Games

British Prime Minister David Cameron has defended Dow Chemical's sponsorship of the Olympic Games in the face of Indian anger over the company's link to a deadly gas leak in Bhopal in 1984. In an......

IOC will not drop Dow Chemicals as Games sponsor

Reaffirming its stand, the International Olympic Committee Wednesday rejected calls from the Indian Government to drop Dow Chemicals as sponsor of the London Games because of its links to the 1984......

  People speak for union carbide india

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Maha Nayak
Q. Do you know about the recent scandal by Walmart in India? This is even before they have formally entered India.
Maha Nayak:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-know-about-the-recent-scandal-by-walmart-in-india-thi/24598065/answers/

Pradipta pati
Q. Can an Indian Court punish a Norway citizen for making open love freely on an Indian road....which is also an offense as per Indian constitution....???Did the Indian Court punish the MD of Union Carbide who violated the environmental formalities and for which nearly 15,000 ppl in Bhopal died instantly in dec 1984..... ??? This is clear inaction...of Indian foreign Ministry....for which an Indian is abused and punished for trivial violation of rule but a foreigner is given a clean chit....will the NRIs listen...???
Pradipta Pati:  A. WESTERN COUNTIRES AND ITS COMPANIES CAN DO ANYTHING IN INDIA AND ESCAPE. THAT IS WHY UNION CARBIDE KILLED SO MANY INDIANS AND THAT GUY IS WELL...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-an-indian-court-punish-a-norway-citizen-for-making-open-/24595745/answers/24598080

rajesh
Q. what is the use of such development wherein people are not getting pure air to inhale in cities in crowded countries like India? air is not just polluted, it has become poisonous. more and more people will become victim of dreaded diseases at younger age, so think whether you want money or career by spoiling nature or healthy life by taking care of environment. same is the condition of drinking water, people must desist from buying cars or vehicles to show their richness and use cycles or else mass disaster is imminent which will be beyond the control of govt. or people or nation.
Rajesh:  A. no, these are the double standards observed for foreign nationals in India which make them to escape most crimes done by them!! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-use-of-such-development-wherein-people-are-not-g/23791607/answers/24595788

Dharmarajan
Q. WILL BHOPAL GAS TRAGEDY VICTIMS GET JUSTICE NOW AS US COURT ABSOLVES UNION CARBIDE AND ITS FORMER CHAIRMAN WARREN ANDERSON ??
Dharmarajan:  A. mass disaster is imminent which will be beyond the control of govt. or people or nation.very true, remember the BHOPAL Union carbide...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-bhopal-gas-tragedy-victims-get-justice-now-as-us-court-/23238889/answers/23791615

  Web results for Union Carbide India
Union Minister Ananth Kumar's assurance to Bhopal gas tragedy survivors on curative petition

(Pervez Bari): Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar has assured the representatives of five NGOs working for the welfare of... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/union-minister-ananth-kumars-assurance-bhopal-gas-tragedy-survivors-curative-petition
Gas organizations to stage indefinite fast at Delhi

BHOPAL: Gas activists have threatened to go on an indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to remind Union government of its responsibilities... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhopal/Gas-organizations-to-stage-indefinite-fast-at-Delhi/articleshow/42393262.cms
The ugly truth

Caught in the circle of corruption, a common man finds it extremely challenging to live by principles. However, a lot of the afflictions of... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/429476/ugly-truth.html
Six events that changed history and geography of Madhya Pradesh

It is not easy to characterize a state like Madhya Pradesh. Called the heart of India, it has been a melting pot of cultures and outside influences... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/madhyapradesh/six-events-that-changed-history-and-geography-of-madhya-pradesh/article1-1252311.aspx
Nariman

The only thing the government has done correctly — it should have been done 14 or 15 years before — is to increase the compensation, if they... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/interview/it-was-not-a-case-it-was-a-tragedy-nariman/article488996.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Interview&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo

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