Warren Anderson

  • Bhopal gas leak: PMO has no record of Anderson's flight August 10, 2013

    The Prime Minister Office's has no record available on arrest and subsequent release of former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson, and also on provision of a state plane which flew him back to Delhi, the Commission probing the 1984 Bhopal gas leak case has been informed. According to the PMO, "desired...
  • No record on Anderson's flight, PMO tells Bhopal gas leak panel August 9, 2013

    Bhopal: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has no record of the arrest and release of former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson and the state plane which flew him back to Delhi. Official sources said the PMO told the Commission probing the 1984 Bhopal gas leak case that the “desired information was...
  • Dow can't evade responsibility for Bhopal Gas tragedy: Audrey Gaughran July 25, 2013

    A Bhopal district court has issued summons to Dow Chemicals in the ongoing criminal case on the world's worst industrial disaster that, in December 1984, claimed thousands of lives and wounded many more thousands. Will the victims ever get justice? joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Will...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: Plea on convicts' sentence declined May 21, 2013

    Bhopal: A local court here on Monday rejected an NGO's plea to raise the quantum of punishment given to the convicts in the Bhopal gas tragedy case. The petition to raise the quantum of punishment in the case was filed by the Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Udyog Sanghthan convenor Abdul...
  • Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Anderson's extradition still pending April 3, 2013

    Bhopal: The extradition request of former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson, main accused in the Bhopal Gas Tragedy case, is still under examination as no decision has been taken by the US' Department of Justice in this regard, the CBI said in its status report filed with a local court....
  • Bhopal gas leak: Notices sent to Anderson return October 11, 2012

    Bhopal: Two notices, sent to former Union Carbide CEO Warren Anderson at his US addresses by a probe panel, were returned by the authorities concerned on the ground of "person unidentified and insufficient address", sources said on Wednesday. The two notices were sent through the government of India to Greenwich and...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: CBI's review petition dismissed August 29, 2012

    Bhopal: A sessions court on Tuesday upheld a 2010 verdict of a trial court in the 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy case while dismissing the CBI's petition seeking re-trial and enhancement of sentence awarded to former Union Carbide officials. The revision petition seeking enhancement of sentence under the new section of 304-II...
  • Arjun's claim on Anderson's release not true: BJP July 6, 2012

    Bhopal: BJP leaders on Friday disagreed with claims of late Congress leader Arjun Singh in his soon-to-be released autobiography on the issue of then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson's release and alleged that it was an attempt to shield Rajiv Gandhi on the issue. "Former Union Home Secretary RD Pradhan has...
  • Bhopal tragedy: US court lets off Union Carbide June 28, 2012

    New York: In a setback to 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy victims, a US court has held that neither Union Carbide nor its former chairman Warren Anderson were liable for environmental remediation or pollution-related claims at the firm's former chemical plant in Bhopal. US District Judge John Keena in Manhattan dismissed a...
  • 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. ...
  • Bhopal: SC refuses CBI's plea to reopen case May 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The quest for justice for Bhopal gas tragedy victims has hit yet another dead end. 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. The apex court has rejected the...
  • Court allows CBI to extradite Warren Anderson March 23, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday allowed the CBI to seek extradition of Union Carbide Corporation chairman Warren Anderson, an accused in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy case, from the United States. "Considering the entire facts in its holistic perspective and sentiments of the disaster-hit...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: CBI seeks Anderson's extradition March 22, 2011

    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 there...
  • Anderson's escape from India will remain a mystery October 2, 2010

    New Delhi: The circumstances under which United Carbide chief Warren Anderson suddenly fled the country after he arrived in the aftermath of the Bhopal gas tragedy will continue to remain a mystery. MTNL, which could have thrown some light, said it was unable to provide phone call details. The state-owned telephone...
  • Warren Anderson's escape not an issue: Digvijaya October 2, 2010

    Bhopal: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday said the way in which former Union Carbide Corporation CEO Warren Anderson left the city after the 1984 gas disaster was not an issue at all. "It does not matter whether Anderson left Bhopal in a plane or train or walked to New...
  • 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...
  • Arjun Singh blames Rao for Anderson's exit August 11, 2010

    New Delhi: Breaking his silence, Arjun Singh on Wednesday appeared to point fingers at the late PV Narasimha Rao in the exit of former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson in the wake of Bhopal gas disaster in 1984, thereby giving a clean chit to the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. "The...
  • CBI refuses to reveal 'MEA letter' on Anderson July 13, 2010

    New Delhi: CBI has refused to part with information on a purported letter of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) asking it not to pursue extradition proceedings against then chairman of Union Carbide Warren Anderson after the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. "The case is still pending prosecution vis-a-vis Anderson, who is...
  • Keshub Mahindra gets bail in Bhopal gas leak case July 1, 2010

    New Delhi: Former Union Carbide chairman Keshub Mahindra, a convict in the Bhopal gas tragedy, has been granted bail by a local court hearing the petition challenging the trial court's verdict awarding two-year jail to seven Union Carbide executives including Mahindra. Mahindra has been given bail on a bond of...
  • India to seek Anderson's extradition: Govt June 29, 2010

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (on board his Special Aircraft) on Tuesday said that his government will try to ensure that the US takes a "more favourable attitude" towards the extradition of former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson to stand trial in India in the Bhopal gas leak case. Singh told journalists...
  • PM, Obama discuss terror; skip Anderson June 28, 2010

    Toronto: India on Monday told the US that Pakistan should realise the importance of the disclosures made by LeT operative David Headley and take action against terrorism emanating from its soil directed towards it. India's concerns were conveyed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to US President Barack Obama during a half-hour...
  • Bhopal retrial not legally tenable: Fali Nariman June 27, 2010

    While the Group Of Ministers (GoM) on the Bhopal gas tragedy recommended the re-opening of certain cases including former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson's extradition, senior advocate Fali Nariman, who also represented Union Carbide in 1985 feels what the Government is saying is not legally tenable. He also said that...
  • 'Don't dump toxic waste in our backyard' June 27, 2010

    Bhopal: Angry villagers in Indore are protesting the proposed incineration of 346 tonnes of toxic waste from the now defunct Union carbide factory at the Pithampura Industrial area near Indore. Their fears have been fuelled by the report from the Central Pollution Control Board that says underground water got...
  • Cabinet accepts GoM advice on Bhopal tragedy June 24, 2010

    New Delhi: Union Cabinet on Thursday accepted all the recommendations of the Group of Minister on Bhopal gas leak tragedy and will file a curative petition to challenge the judgement by a Bhopal trial court in the gas leak tragedy. The curative petition will be filed in the Supreme Court. The...
  • Victims protest Bhopal GoM report on relief June 24, 2010

    New Delhi: Bhopal gas victims are holding a protest in Delhi on Thursday even as a Cabinet meeting is expected to discuss the relief package recommended by the Group of Ministers (GoM) on Bhopal. Organizations working with gas victims are now trying to impress upon the Prime Minister to...
  • 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...
  • Fali Nariman regrets defending Union Carbide June 23, 2010

    Senior advocate Fali S Nariman, who had defended Union Carbide in 1985, has told CNN-IBN that he regrets having taken up the case. He also feels that filing of a curative petition against the 1996 judgement of former Chief Justice of India Justice AH Ahmadi as recommended by the Group...
  • Difficult to detoxify Bhopal's Union Carbide plant June 22, 2010

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers while submitting its report to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on has set a 2012 deadline for the clean up of the industrial disaster site in the Bhopal plant of Union Carbide. The Government now plans to float global tenders to detoxify the site. The proposed...
  • Dow chairman to skip Indo-US CEOs' meet June 22, 2010

    Washington: The Chairman and CEO of Dow Chemicals Andrew Liveris will not attend the Indo-US CEO Business Forum meeting scheduled to be held on Tuesday. "He is not attending because of his prior engagement," Dow spokesperson told PTI. A high-level Indian delegation led by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee along with Commerce...
  • 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....