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Exempting Russians from n-liability unacceptable: CPI


September 19th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu unit of the CPI Wednesday demanded that Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as a whole be subject to the nuclear liability law and ... Read more...

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US court absolves Union Carbide in Bhopal gas tragedy (Second Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 29 (IANS) A US federal court has ruled that neither Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) nor its former chairman Warren Anderson were liable for any environmental remediation or ... Read more...

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SC chides government over Bhopal’s toxic waste (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday chided the central government for not doing anything for disposing toxic waste for 28 years since the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.An ... Read more...

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SC chides government over Bhopal’s toxic waste


May 28th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday chided the central government for not doing anything for disposing off toxic waste for 28 years since the 1984 Bhopal gas ... Read more...

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Power generation firms need to improve efficiency: Shinde


April 26th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Power generation firms need to improve efficiency to meet growing demands and reduce dependence on coal and gas supply, Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday.Addressing ... Read more...

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We have no hand in selecting Dow: UK minister


April 20th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) A British minister Friday said his country's government had no hand in selecting Dow Chemical Co. as a sponsor of the London Olympic Games."Selecting the ... Read more...

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India has not asked athletes to boycott Olympics: Maken


March 29th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said the government hasn't asked the athletes to boycott the London Olympics in view of objections over the ... Read more...

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IOA didn’t discuss boycott of Olympic ceremonies: Malhotra


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Friday denied reports in a section of the media that the apex body of India's sport decided ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims write to IOC against Dow


February 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Two groups fighting for justice to the Bhopal gas tragedy victims Wednesday urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the 2012 London Olympics Organising Committee ... Read more...

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India asks IOC to drop Dow as Olympic sponsor


February 27th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Indian government Monday asked International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge to remove Dow Chemicals as the sponsor of the 2012 London Games.In a ... Read more...

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Bhopal Activists: Dow is afraid, so spying


February 27th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 27 (IANS) After WikiLeaks revealed that Dow Chemicals was using a spy to keep a watch on activists fighting for the cause of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy survivors sit-in to move to Delhi


January 20th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 20 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Friday suspended their 18-day sit-in here to protest inadequate compensation and announced they would soon shift it to ... Read more...

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Bhopal tragedy survivors burn Chidambaram’s effigy


January 14th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 14 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Saturday burnt an effigy of Home Minister P. Chidambaram to protest the decision of a ministerial panel not ... Read more...

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Not enough done for Bhopal tragedy victims: Activist


January 12th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has not done enough for the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy and their next generations, an activist said Thursday.A ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors to sit on ‘dharna’ from Tuesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 2 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Monday announced an indefinite 'dharna' (sit-in) from January 3, demanding correction in figures of those killed and injured in ... Read more...

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Bhopal victims stripped, thrashed by police, say kin


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 22 (IANS) Bhopal gas victims and their family members Thursday alleged that police beat up, stripped and illegally detained those arrested for rail blockade here earlier this month. ... Read more...

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IOA president asks IOC to remove Dow as Olympics sponsor


December 20th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA), in a strongly worded letter Tuesday, asked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reconsider 2012 London Games' sponsorship deal with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

94 percent Bhopal victims not properly compensated: Activists


December 20th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 20 (IANS) Twenty-seven years after the world's worst industrial disaster affected around 500,000 innocent lives, 94 percent of the victims have still not received proper compensation, say activists."Neither ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IOA not to boycott London Olympics, to protest against Dow


December 15th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday decided not to boycott the 2012 London Olympics but it will lodge a strong protest with the International Olympic ... Read more...

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Protest needed against Dow sponsorship of Olympics: BJP MP


December 15th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India must protest Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the 2012 Olympics, says Anurag Singh Thakur, executive member of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Bhopal hospital staff seek pay hike, government gets notice (Lead)


December 12th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the central government for its response to the demand by a Bhopal hospital's staff for wage hike and parity with ... Read more...

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Government website on Bhopal gas tragedy shows old figures


December 10th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 10 (IANS) For over a year now a section of a Madhya Pradesh government website has not updated information on the Bhopal gas tragedy. And the facts ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bhopal like hazards growing in urban centres, warn activists


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 3 (IANS) Indians have not learnt a lesson or two from the terrible, man-made Bhopal gas disaster 27 years ago, speakers at a seminar here asserted Saturday and ... Read more...

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Sebastian Coe’s effigy burnt on Bhopal gas tragedy’s 27th anniversary


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 2 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy staged a rally on it's 27th anniversary Friday and burnt effigies of 2012 London Olympics Organising Committee chairman Sebastian ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors to stop trains on 27th anniversary


November 25th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 25 (IANS) The Bhopal gas tragedy survivors Friday said they will blockade all trains passing through the city from Dec 3 -- the 27th anniversary of one of ... Read more...

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Protest Dow’s sponsorship of London Olympics, Chouhan urges Maken


November 24th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 23 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Wednesday urged the central government to lodge a strong protest against Dow Chemical Company's sponsorship of the 2012 ... Read more...

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Bhopal tragedy survivors to observe black day


October 29th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 29 (IANS) The Bhopal gas tragedy survivors will observe a 'Black Day' Nov 1, the 56th Foundation Day of Madhya Pradesh, to protest the state government's inaction ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy survivors call shutdown Oct 11


October 8th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 8 (IANS) For the first time in their 27-year fight for justice, Bhopal gas tragedy survivors will hold a day-long shutdown Oct 11 here, seeking correct government figures ... Read more...

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‘Parallel Games for disabled if Dow sponsors London Olympics’


August 8th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bhopal Gas tragedy survivors as well as those who support their cause worldwide have decided to protest Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the London Olympics 2012. ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victim’s children protest in New Delhi


June 28th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) About a hundred children of the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy demonstrated in front of the Prime Minister's Office Monday demanding medical care, ... Read more...

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Government to pursue Bhopal case despite Supreme Court setback


May 12th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Vowing to press for harsher sentence for those convicted in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy after a Supreme Court setback in the case, the ... Read more...

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Window to appeal still open at Bhopal court: CBI


May 11th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday said the Supreme Court's dismissal of their petition in the Bhopal gas tragedy case was not a set ... Read more...

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Supreme Court turns down CBI plea to reopen Bhopal case (Roundup)


May 11th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In what has been termed a huge setback for the victims of the world's worst industrial disaster, the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a Central ... Read more...

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Government not interested in justice for Bhopal victims: BJP


May 11th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court's rejection of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea asking for more stringent punishment for the accused in the Bhopal gas ... Read more...

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26 years, still no justice, say Bhopal survivors, activists (Lead)


May 11th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhopal, May 11 (IANS) Shock and disbelief were writ large on the faces of activists and survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy whose hopes were dashed when the ... Read more...

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