Bhopal Tragedy

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Congress Writes To US DOJ Over Criminal Summon In 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy

Twelve US members of Congress have written to the US Department of Justice (DOJ), urging to issue criminal summons to Dow Chemical Company in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. The letter signed by Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib and Pramila Jayapal, and Congressman Frank Pallone Jr, asked that the Dow Chemical Company — the key accused in the tragedy — respond to India’s repeated summons to appear in court.

Fri, 08 Sep 2023 - 03:49 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bhopal Gas Tragedy, 1984 Blast, Congress, US Justice Department, Letter

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Supreme Court

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No Additional Compensation For Bhopal Gas Tragedy Victims: SC

In a major drawback for Bhopal Gas Tragedy victims, the Supreme Court (SC,) rejected the Centre's curative petition seeking additional compensation from Union Carbide Corporation (UCC.)  In the plea, the Centre demanded additional Rs 7,844 crores, over already paid $470 million, which claimed 3,000 lives and maimed thousands more. The five-judge bench led by Justice SK Kaul noted that settlement can be set aside only on the ground of fraud.… read-more

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 - 11:50 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Compensation, five judge bench, Central Government

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy Survivors Protest, Urge Govt To Take Steps For Children

Hundreds of people came together in Bhopal on December 3 to seek justice for survivors of the dreadful 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy. They raised concern that in the absence of proper health care facilities and compensation, the condition of the survivors has been hit severely by the pandemic. Holding placards reading "Mourn the dead, Fight for the Living", the demonstrators demanded the government to take steps towards the medical condition of the… read-more

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 06:43 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Bhopal, Union Carbide, Madhya Pradesh, National news

BMHRC, Bhopal

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60% Covid-19 deaths in Bhopal are victims of 1984 Gas disaster, Survivor groups Claims

Several Survivors groups of Bhopal-Gas-tragedy stated that over 60% of Covid-19 death in the city, are the victims of 1984 gas tragedy. In the last 15 days, six gas-victims with Covid-19 have died at Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, due to negligence at the isolation ward. The group says, they had warned authorities in the month of March that gas-victims are five-times more vulnerable to Covid-19 than others.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 09:25 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Bhopal, Covid-19, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, health care

Courtesy: NDTV