Tag: Union Carbide

Union Carbide-a grim reminder

    Lalit Shastri Standing on top of Shamla hill, overlooking the picturesque Upper Lake of Bhopal are buildings that once housed the Union Carbide guest house and research center. Thirty-four years after the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster, these structures have become a grim reminder of how the local authorities had given the primacy of

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There is focus on “Swachh Bharat” campaign; What about problems of Bhopal gas victims

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Two leading not-for-profit organisations working for the cause of the victims of the Union Carbide Gas disaster in Bhopal on the midnight of December 1984 that left in its wake thousands dead and hundreds of thousand gravely affected have in a letter to the Prime Minister have drawn Pirme Minister Narendra Modi’s

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Bhopal disaster: The Warren Anderson Story

Lalit Shastri There is evidence to prove that the decision not to press for the extradition of Anderson was taken at a core group meeting of Government of India as early as 1995. The operative portion of a noting on an External Affairs Ministry (CRV division) document regarding the warrant of arrest against Anderson said that

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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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31st anniversary march to death factory – Bhopal remembers gas tragedy 1984

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal : Methyl Iso Cyanate (MIC), Warren Anderson, Union carbide, gas leakage, 1984, December 2-3 midnight, litigation, after effects — Bhopal wakes up on the morning of December the third, as 31 calendar years have rolled by, some waiting, some reviving, and a few still sheathed under the blanket of side effects of

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A measurable goal for a Nonkilling World

Thinking Beyond Anoop Swarup (From Honolulu, Hawaii) Threats to human existence have been predicted, debated and analysed through the ages by mystics and scientists alike and also the science fiction writers and futurists particularly when it comes to meteorites, gamma ray bursts from distant galaxies, super volcanoes, apocalypses and catastrophes of the unknown kind. There

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