Dow Chemicals

  • Bhopal gas tragedy: Court summons US chemical giant Dow Chemicals 28-02-2014 11:41 PM

    Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Bhopal, Pankaj Maheshwari today issued a notice to Dow Chemicals to appear before the court on July 4 and present its stand with regard to the Bhopal gas leak disaster of December 1984. Bhopal Group for Information and Action, an NGO working with the gas-affected people,...
  • Carbide responsible for Bhopal gas tragedy, new evidence reveals 06-02-2014 07:18 PM

    Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Union Carbide Corp (UCC) have released new evidence to show its "direct role in designing and building the pesticide plant in Bhopal" where the 1984 gas disaster killed thousands. Union Carbide, now a Dow Chemical subsidiary, refuses to clean up the site claiming that its...
  • 'Union Carbide had direct role in designing, building Bhopal plant' 06-02-2014 12:19 PM

    Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Union Carbide Corp (UDC) for the 1984 Bhopal gas leak tragedy released new evidence on Wednesday that demonstrates the company's "direct role in designing and building the pesticide plant in Bhopal, India". Union Carbide, now a Dow Chemical subsidiary, refuses to clean up the site,...
  • Drop Dow as London Olympics sponsors: IOA 20-12-2011 03:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has written to the 2012 London Olympics organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), complaining about sponsor Dow Chemicals lying that there are no pending cases over the Bhopal gas tragedy. In a letter sent to the IOC the IOA demanded that Dow...
  • No Dow Chemicals logo at London Olympics 19-12-2011 08:10 AM

    New Delhi: In what is being seen as a victory of sorts for the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the London Olympics will not carry any logo of Dow Chemicals. The company has clarified that it was never branding the 2012 Games with its logo in the first place....
  • India won't boycott London Olympics over Dow 15-12-2011 02:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) will not the 2012 London Olympics, but will lodge a strong protest over the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy tainted Dow Chemicals sponsoring the sporting event. The decision to not boycott the Olympic Games was taken at the IOA Executive Board meeting on Thursday...
  • London Olympics panel backs Dow as sponsor 12-12-2011 08:14 AM

    New Delhi: The Chairman of London's 2012 Olympic Organising Committee Sebastian Coe has spoken out in favour of sponsor Dow Chemicals, despite criticism over the company's involvement in the Bhopal gas tragedy. Coe said he empathised with the victims of the disaster but said the two were entirely different issues....
  • MP govt pulled up for lathicharge on gas victims 06-12-2011 09:26 AM

    New Delhi: The Human Rights Commission pulled up the Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday for the police brutality on protesting Bhopal gas victims. Taking suo motto cognizance of the police lathicharge on the protestors on December 3, the HRC has asked the state government to submit a detailed report on...
  • India wants Dow ousted as Olympics sponsor 05-12-2011 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: India is mounting pressure on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to seek the ouster of Dow Chemicals as sponsors of London 2012 and the Sports Ministry has written to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in this regard. Dow Chemicals is the company that's believed to be responsible for...
  • Drop Dow as London Games sponsor: Govt 05-12-2011 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry is mounting pressure on the Indian Olympic Association to seek the ouster of Dow Chemicals as sponsors of the London Olympics 2012. The ministry has written to the Indian Olympic Association, asking it to take up the matter with the International Olympic Committee. CNN-IBN accessed...
  • Police lathi charge protesting Bhopal gas victims 03-12-2011 12:48 PM

    Bhopal: Victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak tragedy were lathi charged by the police in Barkheri on Saturday when they carried out a 'Rail Roko' agitation. The gas victims retaliated to the police brutality by burning vehicles and pelting stones at the officials. So far, four trains have been...
  • Bhopal victims to plan 'Rail Roko' agitation today 03-12-2011 06:46 AM

    New Delhi: Survivours of the Bhopal Gas tragedy are planning to hold a 'Rail Roko' agitation on Saturday, demanding correction in death figures and more compensation from Dow Chemicals and Union Carbide. One of them survivour of the Bhopal Gas tragedy Rashida spoke to CNN-IBN and said, "This is shocking...
  • London Olympics under fire for Dow Chemical ties 03-12-2011 02:01 AM

    London: Just a few months ago, Dow Chemical was hailed by the organizers of the London Olympics for saving a visual centerpiece - an artistic wrap around Olympic Stadium. Now, the Olympic sponsor is sparking the kind of controversy that no one wants. Dow's link to the company accused in...
  • Dow refuses to pay more to Bhopal victims 02-12-2011 06:06 PM

    New Delhi: In what comes as a big blow to the Bhopal gas tragedy victims, the Dow Chemicals has told the Supreme Court that it will not pay more compensation for Bhopal victims. According to the Dow Chemicals, the settlement in 1989 of $470 million was more than adequate and...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: CBI seeks Anderson's extradition 22-03-2011 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday moved the Tis Hazari courts in Delhi seeking extradition of Union Carbide Corporation Chairman Warren Anderson for his involvement in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy case. Giving his opinion to the CBI, Attorney General GE Vahanvati on Tuesday said that...
  • UCC, Dow to oppose Govt's petition 28-02-2011 09:21 PM

    Houston: Union Carbide Company (UCC) and Dow Chemicals Company on Monday said it will oppose in the Supreme Court the curative petition filed by the Indian Government seeking enhancement of compensation from Rs 750 crore to Rs 7,700 crore for the victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. UCC and Dow...
  • India to let Dow Chemicals stay on 19-08-2010 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: India has no plans of banning Dow Chemicals from the country while the due process of law will be followed in regard to fixing the firm’s civil and criminal liabilities in the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster. "There is no proposal to blacklist and ban the entry of Union...
  • US warns India not to pursue Dow in Bhopal case 18-08-2010 09:53 PM

    New Delhi: With India pursuing efforts to make Dow Chemicals pay higher compensation in the Bhopal gas disaster, a senior US official reportedly asked the government not to persist with it so as to avoid any "chilling" in the investment relationship between the two countries. "We are hearing a lot...
  • Dow chairman to skip Indo-US CEOs' meet 22-06-2010 07:50 AM

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  • Fight for Bhopal victims reaches the US 15-06-2010 08:44 AM

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  • Arun Jaitley too advised Dow on Bhopal 12-06-2010 03:55 PM

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