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Bhopal survivors burn effigy of IOC president


February 19th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 19 (IANS) The survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide disaster Sunday burnt an effigy of International Olympics Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge, who has said that Dow Chemical, ... Read more...

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Paralympics urge to cancel Dow Chemicals sponsor


February 1st, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Prominent paralympians and para-athletes joined Bhopal gas tragedy victims and campaigners here to demand that the London Olympics Organising Committee cancel Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of ... Read more...

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Restore Anna’s rights, Bhopal survivors urge president


August 17th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 16 (IANS) About 150 survivors of the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal Tuesday urged President Pratibha Patil to intervene for restoring the constitutional rights of civil ... Read more...

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Bhopal victims write to PM on Dow sponsoring London Olympics


August 11th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 11 (IANS) After announcing a "parallel" Olympics for those disabled in industrial mishaps of Union Carbide, five organisations of Bhopal gas survivors have now written to the ... 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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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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Will abide by Supreme Court’s ruling on Bhopal: Moily


May 11th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily Wednesday said the government will abide by the Supreme Court's ruling on the Bhopal gas leak case, where it dismissed ... 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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Supreme Court rejects CBI plea to reopen Bhopal case (Second Lead)


May 11th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) petition seeking more stringent punishment for then United Carbide India Ltd (UCIL) chairman Keshub ... Read more...

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Apex court rejects CBI plea to reopen Bhopal case (Lead)


May 11th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a petition of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) challenging its 1996 verdict diluting the charges against accused Keshub Mahindra, ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy widows to get Rs.1,000 pension


March 31st, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 31 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has issued orders for monthly pension of Rs.1,000 for the next five years to the widows of victims of the Union Carbide ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims allege unethical drug trials


February 24th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) Hundreds of survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy Thursday marched to the Bhopal Memorial Hospital here, demanding suspension of senior consultants, who they alleged, were involved in ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy survivor, activist Irfan dies


February 18th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 18 (IANS) Syed M. Irfan (62), a frontline activist for justice in the case against Union Carbide and himself a survivor of the Bhopal gas disaster, died Friday afternoon at ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas leak victims protest at pollution control board’s office


June 29th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, June 29 (ANI): Hundreds of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster demonstrated at the office of the Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board demanding explanation of its role in the toxic ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims file RTI plea on nuclear liability bill


May 4th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A group of Bhopal gas tragedy survivors Tuesday filed a Right to Information (RTI) plea at the Prime Minister's Office seeking to know whether the central government ... Read more...

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Bhopal continues to suffer from contamination, 25 years after Union Carbide disaster


December 1st, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Dec.1 (ANI): Twenty five years after one of the most horrific industrial tragedy in which over 3000 people were killed and thousands affected, Bhopal continues to suffer as a latest report ... Read more...

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