Bhopal Gas Tragedy

  • Is India under US pressure on the nuke liability law? September 20, 2013

    A controversy has erupted over the Indo-US nuclear deal ahead of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington next week. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Cabinet Committee on Security is all set to clear a deal between Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) and American company Westinghouse, which...
  • India Positive: Lighting up the path of Bhopal gas tragedy victims December 8, 2012

    NGO Swabhiman Kendriya has been working with the victims of the worst industrial tragedy in the world, making them self reliant. ...
  • London civic body opposes Dow as Olympic sponsor July 12, 2012

    London's municipal authority has urged the organisers of the upcoming London Olympics to rethink their relationship with Dow Chemicals. ...
  • Dow should not sponsor Olympics: Jayanthi Natarajan February 17, 2012

    A day after the International Olympic Council (IOC) turned down the Indian Olympics Association's (IOA) request to drop Dow as a sponsor for the Olympics, Enviroment Minister Jayathi Natarajan on Friday slammed the decision. Jayanthi said, "Someone who is responsible for such a tremendous environmental disaster should not sponsor Olympics." ...
  • Did not bend to pressure from Bhopal victims: Dow December 19, 2011

    Dow Chemicals on Monday clarified that it was never branding the 2012 Games with its logo in the first place. ...
  • Dow shadow getting darker over London Olympics December 14, 2011

    Bhopal gas tragedy victims asked the IOA to boycott the Olympics if Dow Chemicals remains as one of the sponsors. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 2, 2011

    CBI arrests Mahipal Maderna in Bhanwari Devi case. Dow Chemical says it wont pay more to Bhopal victims. ...
  • Bhopal: SC upholds charges against 7 accused May 11, 2011

    Delivering a setback to the CBI and Madhya Pradesh government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the charges against seven people accused in the Bhopal gas tragedy case. ...
  • No protection for Bhopal tragedy victims: Ahmadi May 11, 2011

    Chief justice AH Ahmadi had defended his 1996 judgment on the Bhopal gas tragedy on CNN-IBN last year. ...
  • CNN-IBN @ 5: Revisiting Bhopal gas tragedy January 21, 2011

    CNN-IBN's Nilanjana Bose revisits Bhopal gas tragedy and the trauma for the HIV patients. ...
  • Victims of Bhopal gas tragedy ditched yet again October 28, 2010

    Attorney General of India Goolam Vahanvati has advised the Centre not to become a party in the compensation case for environmental damages pending against the Union Carbide. ...
  • SC reopens Bhopal gas case with stronger charges October 2, 2010

    The apex court reopened the Bhopal gas tragedy case on CBI's plea. It now contains stronger charges against the accused....
  • India to pursue Dow Chemicals case October 2, 2010

    New Delhi: Denying any kind of US pressure, the government said India would not go soft on Dow Chemicals, after a senior US official said pursuing the Bhopal case might hit Indo-US trade relations. The issue was raised as the Bhopal gas leak case came in focus again, with reports of...
  • India@9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 12, 2010

    Take a look at the top stories, big news and the newsmakers of the day on CNN-IBN. ...
  • Govt faces Oppn's ire during Bhopal debate August 12, 2010

    On Thursday, Home Minister P Chidambaram said that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was not responsible for Warren Anderson's escape. ...
  • Bhopal tragedy: Will the truth ever come out? August 11, 2010

    Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Arjun Singh broke his silence over what exactly transpired after the Bhopal gas leak tragedy and who let former CEO of Union Carbide, Warren Anderson, get away after being arrested. The key point from Arjun Singh's speech in the Rajya Sabha was the clean chit...
  • Govt to take over Bhopal Memorial Hospital July 18, 2010

    CNN-IBN had earlier showed how the hospital, meant for treating Bhopal gas tragedy victims was catering to the rich. ...
  • Save Bhopal: Save children born after the tragedy July 14, 2010

    Meet Rashid Ali, who has to live with the daily challenge of caring for a severely impaired child. ...
  • Save Bhopal: Help 6-yr-old victim Meenakshi July 14, 2010

    Meenakshi’s growth is severely stunted and she learned to walk only at age 4. She began to speak just a year ago. ...
  • CJ: Activist's fight for the Bhopal cause June 27, 2010

    This week, the Citizen Journalist show talks to the Bhopal gas victims who had come all the way to Delhi to protest the compensation package proposed by the Government. ...
  • Will US ever agree to extradite Warren Anderson? June 23, 2010

    The government's Group Of Ministers' report submitted to the prime minister on the Bhopal gas disaster on Tuesday, has recommended a fresh attempt at the extradition of former chief of Union Carbide Warren Anderson. Is this at all possible? Or is the government simply keeping up a facade on Anderson's...
  • Should the taxpayer pay for Bhopal? June 21, 2010

    Kamal Nath, GoM member and Satinath Sarangi, Prez, Bhopal group for Information and Action talk discuss the issue. ...
  • Sheen raises his voice for victims of Bhopal gas tragedy June 21, 2010

    Bhopal Gas Tragedy--The world's worst industrial disaster that claimed 15,000 lives and counting, has now been made into a film---Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain--by Indian director Ravi Kumar and stars Martin Sheen, Kal Penn and Mischa Barton in lead roles.. Actor Martin Sheen, who plays the then Union Carbide Chairman...
  • Politicians sold out Bhopal victims: activist June 21, 2010

    Activists are furious about the government's inaction on the issue of providing compensation to the victims....
  • GoM asks govt to take over Bhopal hospital June 20, 2010

    CNN-IBN had exposed how the hospital, meant to treat the victims Bhopal gas tragedy, was treating the rich only. ...
  • Law ministry for fresh move against Anderson June 19, 2010

    The GOM on the Bhopal gas tragedy met again Saturday as sources say the law ministry has recommended fresh efforts to extradite Warren Anderson. ...
  • Does the US have double standards on corporate liability? June 17, 2010

    On Face The Nation, Sagarika Ghose speaks to a panel of experts on the issue. ...
  • Will Congress ever come clean on Anderson? June 16, 2010

    The Congress says it was a systemic failure which led to the exit of Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson from India after the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. ...
  • Should compensation be the focus in Bhopal now? June 15, 2010

    For the last week, the country and indeed, the media have focused on just who allowed Union Carbide boss Warren Anderson to slip out of the country within a week of the December 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. But in India@9, CNN-IBN Editor-In-Chief asked the big question: Should compensation...
  • Union Carbide's toxic dump site sold to citizens June 15, 2010

    In 2005, the Madhya Pradesh government allowed the sale of the land where Union Carbide had dumped its waste. ...