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Bhopal gas tragedy


Explained: What are the safeguards against chemical disasters in India?

May 09, 2020 12:25 pm

At the time of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was the only relevant law specifying criminal liability for such incidents.

Bhopal gas tragedy case: CBI arrests absconding convict from Nagpur

February 19, 2020 9:13 pm

S I Qureshi, an employee of Union Carbide who was convicted in the case by a Bhopal court in 2010, was nabbed on Tuesday and would soon be produced before a court, an agency spokesperson said.

1984 Bhopal gas tragedy: Justice S Ravindra Bhat recuses from hearing Centre's plea for additional funds

January 28, 2020 1:08 pm

A five-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra adjourned the hearing till Wednesday. "We will not take it up today. We are waiting for CJI's order," said the bench also comprising justices Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran, M R Shah and Bhat.

Bhopal gas tragedy: SC to hear plea seeking extra funds

January 29, 2019 4:02 am

The curative petition has sought Rs 7,844 crore over and above the earlier settlement amount of $ 470 million to compensate the victims.

Digging the Surface

September 04, 2018 12:11 am

Artist Manish Pushkale’s latest exhibition is a reminder of the Bhopal gas tragedy and an ode to languages on the verge of extinction.

Bhopal gas tragedy victims to get aid for kidney and liver transplant

March 21, 2018 10:32 pm

"The Cabinet has decided that the government would provide assistance to victims of Bhopal gas tragedy as well as their children for transplant of liver and kidney in any hospital within or outside the state," Public Relations Minister Narottam Mishra said.

Gas disaster survivors to campaign against BJP in Madhya Pradesh bypolls

February 15, 2018 5:10 pm

Bhopal Gas Peedit Nirashrit Pensionbhogee Sangharsh Morcha's Balkrishna Namdeo said the BJP's campaign in the by-election mostly rests on the promises made by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Survivors hold a march on Bhopal Gas Tragedy anniversary

December 02, 2017 10:16 pm

Residents of Old City area, which is next to the factory, where the groundwater is said to be contaminated by hazardous chemical waste lying on the factory premises, were also part of the march.

Bhopal Gas tragedy: In court, defence names former plant employee as ‘saboteur’

November 14, 2017 5:24 am

Abdul Jabbar of Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Udyog Sangathan said the accused were resorting to delaying tactics by coming up with the sabotage angle and naming the former employee.

Bhopal Gas Tragedy survivors stage protest on Environment Day

June 05, 2015 7:59 pm

Tests have shown that the contamination by Union Carbide Factory has spread beyond 22 communities and it will continue unless the buried waste is removed from the site.


Bhopal gas tragedy: 30 years later we revisit the site of disaster

December 02, 2014 3:56 pm

A look at the contemporary environmental and social situation in Bhopal through the lens of award-winning Magnum photographer Raghu Rai.