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Curative petition in Supreme Court: Organisations working among Bhopal gas victims demand revision of death figures

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: The not for profit organisations working for the cause of the survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster have asked the central and state governments to revise the figures of death and illness caused by the disaster before the Curative petition for additional compensation is heard by the Supreme Court next month. The

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Bhopal has gone through 34 years of continuous disaster

Prakash Pillai Thirty-four years after world’s worst industrial holocaust, Madhya Pradesh and Union governments still mulling ways to dispose poisonous Carbide waste & undertake remedial measures to treat ground water contamination. Victims of Bhopal Gas Disaster, their families and offspring are still suffering— there is no long-term healthcare or economic rehabilitation for them. Barring a

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Bhopal disaster: NGOs for steps by Indian government to hold Dow Chemical criminally liable

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Representatives of organisations working among the survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal today expressed distress and accusing the state and central governments of apathy hinted at the strong possibility of the US Corporation Dow Chemical escaping criminal liability for the disaster. At a press conference, the representatives of various organisations

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Bhopal gas disaster: Collector and SP to be booked after 3 decades

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: A trial court in the State capital has ordered that a case be filed against the then Bhopal collector and Superintendent of Police for letting prime accused and the then Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson flee the country immediately after the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster. Bhopal Chief Judicial Magistrate Bhubhaskar Yadav on

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Gas disaster victims condemn absence of Dow Chemical in Bhopal Court

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Five organisations, fighting for the rights of the survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal, have expressed anger at the repeated non-appearance of The Dow Chemical Company, USA, current owner of Union Carbide, in response to the notice sent by the Bhopal District court. The organizations blamed the Indian

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Bhopal: The Disaster continues

Lalit Shastri Bhopal, Dec. 2: The Bhopal gas disaster and several issues linked with it continue to present a disastrous and gloomy picture even thirty years after the state capital was struck by the worst industrial catastrophe that claimed thousands of lives and left more than a hundred thousand others critically wounded and affected by

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