DOW CHEMICALS

  • Reliving the Bhopal gas tragedy: Disaster that could have been averted December 3, 2014

    The Bhopal tragedy was a disaster in the making as several warnings were ignored. The carbide plant at Bhopal was inferior in design to the one at Virginia and local administration had no information about the nature of the toxic gas that had leaked. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 7, 2012

    Even as Akhilesh Yadav claims his father Mulayam will be the UP CM, clamour within SP has been growing for Akhilesh. ...
  • News360: Akhilesh Yadav rejects party calls to become UP CM March 7, 2012

    After a spectacular victory of his party, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav is all set to become the next chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • News 360: Wait for Norway NRI children gets longer February 27, 2012

    India's special envoy Madhusudhan Ganpathi has taken up the matter with the Norwegian Foreign Minister in Oslo. ...
  • The Last Word: demand to drop Dow sponsorship of the Olympics justified? February 17, 2012

    The charge is that Dow Chemicals bears responsibility for the horrible Bhopal gas tragedy. ...
  • 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." ...
  • Won't drop Dow as sponsors: IOC snubs India February 16, 2012

    In a letter to the IOA, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stated that Dow Chemicals had no role in the 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy. ...
  • London games: MP CM writes to PM over Dow January 28, 2012

    MP CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan has written to the PM, demanding that Dow should pay compensation or India should withdraw from the Olympics. ...
  • Resignation a moral decision: Olympics Ethics Panel chief January 27, 2012

    Meredith Alexander quit, taking a moral stance, in support of the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy and said the London Games organisers should scrap the sponsorship deal with Dow Chemicals. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Should India boycott Olympics because of Dow? December 12, 2011

    The organisers of London Olympics have stuck by Dow, leaving India's Olympic association in a tight spot. ...
  • 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. ...
  • India to pursue Dow Chemicals case August 19, 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 IndoUS trade relations. The issue was raised as the Bhopal gas leak case came in focus again, with reports of...
  • Singhvi defends his help to Dow Chemicals June 10, 2010

    spokesperson Abhsihek Manu Singhvi has been appearing in court for Dow Chemicals, the company that took over Union Carbide in America. ...
  • Dow received legal opinion from Singhvi June 10, 2010

    Congress spokesperson Abhsihek Manu Singhvi has been appearing in court for Dow Chemicals, the company that took over Union Carbide in America. Singhvi had advised Dow Chemicals that the Bhopal ghost will not legally haunt them. Even more surprising is that Dow approached Singhvi after meeting the principal secretary to the...
  • Bhopal victims want Anna Univ to return Dow's money January 15, 2010

    A group of second generation victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy have gone on protest asking the Anna University to return the money it had accepted from Dow Chemicals. ...
  • New York rallies for Bhopal, wants toxic mess cleaned December 5, 2009

    New York: Passionate protests to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy. The Yes Men prankster group in New York, on Tuesday, handed out fake samples of B'eau Pal, a toxic water product they said residents of Bhopal got for free every day. ...
  • Watch: Marches, poetry sessions for Bhopal victims December 3, 2009

    Bhopal: The question of fixing responsibility for the Bhopal gas catastrophe remains unsolved. Both the Union and state government miss no opportunity in expressing sympathy with the victims of thr tragedy, but it is the activists who have kept the flame burning. Every year poetry sessions, seminars and marches are...
  • PMO dilly dallying PSU bribery case, says Karat October 15, 2009

    CPIM leader Brinda Karat says the matter is a case of too little, too late. ...