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Indian-origin MP gets UK parliament to debate Bhopal gas tragedy

An Indian-origin Opposition Labour Party MP secured a debate in Westminster Hall of the UK parliament to call for justice for the victims of Bhopal gas tragedy, which will mark its 38th anniversary......

33 years on, Bhopal gas tragedy survivors still await adequate compensation

Thirty-three years after the Bhopal gas tragedy, survivors are still fighting for adequate compensation and proper medical treatment for ailments caused by the toxic leak. Families of the deceased......

32 years on, toxic waste still lying in Union Carbide factory

Survivors of 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy on Saturday staged a protest in front of the now-defunct Union Carbide factory in Bhopal on the 32nd anniversary of the world’s worst industrial......

Amnesty slams Modi sarkar's rights record

Human rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday criticised the Narendra Modi-led government, saying under the new regime India has witnessed a rise in communal violence and its Land......

REWIND: Finding Bhopal gas tragedy's Warren Anderson

On Friday, Warren M Anderson, the former chief of Union Carbide Corporation died at a nursing home in Florida. Anderson, 92, faced prosecution for his role in the Bhopal gas tragedy that......

Algos In Wild Bull Market: Disaster Waiting To Happen

Time-automated trading through algos can massively amplify irrationality, leading to more volatility and still more irrationality in an ever-spiralling loop, warns Debashis Basu. IMAGE: Kindly......

Markets end flat amid choppy trade; Nifty holds 8,700

PSU bank shares were the top gainers on hopes of a rate by the RBI on easing consumer inflation Benchmark share indices ended flat, amid a choppy trading session, with state-owned banks gaining......

Reliance's new movers and shakers

The old guard is still involved in broad corporate decision-making, but quite a few new business heads have started making their mark at the group At the Reliance Industries (RIL) annual general......

Obama appoints MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga to key administration post

Ajay Banga is one of the nine members of the Commission on Enhancing National Cyber Security.President Barack Obama on Thursday appointed Indian American Ajay Banga, CEO of MasterCard, as a member......

Future Quotient: Just what is it all about?

Just when you thought that you had figured out the role of IQ and EQ in your own life and in management systems, here comes a new measure of capability. It's called the Future Quotient. Future......

Review: Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain is a haunting film

The images of those who suffered in the industrial disaster will stay with you for quite some time, says Prasanna D Zore. Director Ravi Kumar’s Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain was in......

Bhopal victims hold Special Olympics to protest Dow

Survivors of the deadly 1984 Bhopal gas leak are holding a "Special Olympics" with children suffering birth defects from the tragedy. The event Thursday is intended to shame Olympic sponsor Dow......

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......

'Not yet thought of pulling out of London Olympics'

Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Wednesday said the government has not yet thought of pulling the Indian athletes out of London Olympics due to row over Dow Chemicals' sponsorship but said they have......

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