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CPCB fails to file report on water pollution at Bhopal site


July 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has failed to file a report in the Supreme Court on the status of groundwater contamination at the Union ... Read more...

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Why was Anderson released? Arjun Singh’s book tells all


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A top bureaucrat in New Delhi and not then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had lobbied for bailing out Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson after his ... 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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Don’t participate in London Olympics: Aslam Sher Khan


December 14th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 14 (IANS) India should not participate in the London Olympics-2012 if Dow Chemicals was retained as the event's sponsor, newly elected Olympian Association of India (OAI) president Aslam Sher ... 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 shuts down for gas tragedy affected


October 11th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 11 (IANS) The Bhopal bandh called Tuesday by five organizations for the first time in their fight for justice since 27 years of the gas tragedy got good ... 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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Rs.1.09 crore distributed to Bhopal gas survivors: Minister


December 28th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 28 (IANS) Over Rs.1 crore was distributed as compensation to 719 claimants of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy from Dec 19 to Dec 27, a minister said Tuesday."The gas claims ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh under hazardous wastes threat


December 25th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 25 (IANS) If you think Union Carbide is the only hub of hazardous wastes in Madhya Pradesh, you are in for a shock. There are seven other sites ... Read more...

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We are starving, say ex-staff of Union Carbide


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 23 (IANS) They are neither victims nor accused in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy and yet 632 former permanent employees of the now defunct Union Carbide plant find ... Read more...

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Distribution of gas tragedy compensation begins - but not for all


December 17th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) The process of distributing enhanced compensation of Rs.750 crore to the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy has begun but it would not be for all ... Read more...

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26 years on, Bhopal gas survivors rally for justice


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) Thousands of survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy held rallies at different locations in this city Thursday to mark the 26th anniversary of the world's worst industrial ... Read more...

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Bhopal survivors burn Anderson’s effigy


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 2 (IANS) Hundreds of survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy 26 years ago burnt effigies of the then CEO of Union Carbide Warren Anderson here Thursday, demanding his arrest ... Read more...

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GoM for Bhopal tragedy yet to fulfil tasks, say survivors


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 2 (IANS) The central government this year set up a group of ministers (GoM) for a second time to assuage the deep wounds of victims of the ... Read more...

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Obama, Tata face wrath of Bhopal survivors


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 2 (IANS) They had nothing to do with the Bhopal gas tragedy, but US President Barack Obama and Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata are still the target ... Read more...

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Bhopal will remember its dead and dying - and how


December 1st, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 1 (IANS) Bhopal can never forget the gas tragedy 26 years ago that made it synonymous with the world's worst industrial disaster. If a torch rally will be a harrowing ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s toxic reality - 26 years and still hurting


December 1st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 1 (IANS) Another year, another anniversary, another round of protests. But the thousands of survivors of the world's worst industrial disaster are unwilling to give up the ... Read more...

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Bhopal Gas tragedy: Victims oppose Government stand


October 29th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Bhopal gas tragedy victims have slammed the Centre's decision of non-intervention in the ongoing case for the clean-up of the contaminated site against the former Union ... Read more...

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Law Minister Moily says Centre not to pursue Bhopal gas tragedy case in US courts


October 28th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister M Veerappa Moily has said that the Central Government has decided not to pursue Bhopal gas tragedy compensation case in the US ... Read more...

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Bhopal panel recommends enhanced Rs.72 crore compensation


September 27th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The ministerial panel on the Bhopal gas tragedy Monday recommended additional compensation of Rs.72 crore for the families of the victims of the 1984 industrial disaster ... Read more...

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Companies Bill to factor in apex court verdict on Bhopal tragedy


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday said the directive of the Supreme Court on a curative petition on the Bhopal gas tragedy will have to be "factored in" ... Read more...

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Gadkari woos Muslims with promises of welfare, safety


August 27th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Aug 27 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has said that whenever his party returns to power, it would protect every Muslim who loves being ideal patriot.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Centre to pay for clean-up of Union Carbide plant


August 20th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Based on the recommendation of the Group of Ministers, the central government has decided to bear the cost of clearing up the toxic waste lying at the ... Read more...

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Political establishment has let down Bhopal victims: Chidambaram (Second Lead)


August 13th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The political establishment and the executive have let down the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy in the 26 years since the industrial catastrophe, Home Minister ... Read more...

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Chidambaram admits executive, parliament let Bhopal gas tragedy victims down


August 12th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday candidly admitted that the victims of the December 3, 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy had been let down by the executive ... Read more...

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Parliament, executive let down Bhopal victims: Chidambaram


August 12th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The political establishment and executive let down the victims of Bhopal gas tragedy by allowing the judiciary to deal with its aftermath, Home Minister P. Chidambaram ... Read more...

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Sushma seeks enhanced compensation for Bhopal victims (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Urging higher compensation for the victims of the Bhopal gas disaster, Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj Wednesday suggested that parliament pass a unanimous resolution to scrap the ... Read more...

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Sushma calls for parliament resolution on Bhopal (Lead)


August 11th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Pressing for higher compensation for the victims of the Bhopal gas disaster, Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj Wednesday suggested that parliament pass a unanimous resolution to scrap ... Read more...

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Sushma calls for parliament resolution on Bhopal


August 11th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Pressing for higher compensation for the victims of the Bhopal gas disaster, Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj Wednesday suggested that parliament pass a unanimous resolution to scrap ... Read more...

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CBI sends new evidence for Anderson extradition


August 5th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)has sent additional evidence to the ministry of external affairs against Warren Anderson, the global chief of Union Carbide during the ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas affected protest new compensation package


June 25th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Organisations championing the cause of the Bhopal gas victims Friday protested the new compensation package announced by the government and demanded proper categorisation of the victims. Protesting the ... Read more...

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CPI-M for all-party meeting on Bhopal (Lead)


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to call an all-party meeting to review a ministerial panel's recommendations on the Bhopal ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy: More money for victims, clean-up by state govt


June 21st, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): The reconstituted Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Home Minister P Chidambaram on Bhopal gas tragedy on Monday concluded its meeting after finalising recommendations for Prime ... Read more...

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GoM on Bhopal gas tragedy to submit its report to PM today


June 21st, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): The reconstituted Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Home Minister P Chidambaram will submit its report on Bhopal gas tragedy to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today.The ... Read more...

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Bhopal panel discusses environmental issues (Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The ministerial panel on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy met here for the third day Sunday to finalise deliberations on the areas that require attention for ... Read more...

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