WARREN ANDERSON

  • Bhopal gas tragedy: What former Bhopal SP Swaraj Puri saw at the Union Carbide plant December 9, 2014

    Bhopal: Swaraj Puri was the Bhopal Superintendent of Police when the deadly Methyl IsoCyanate gas leaked from the Union Carbide factory in the middle of the night of December 2, 1984. Puri has faced criticism for safely escorting the then the Union Carbide Corporation chairman and CEO Warren Anderson to...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: The man who tried to expose Union Carbide and the warnings that were ignored December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Journalist Rajkumar Keswani shot into fame in the aftermath of the Bhopal gas tragedy in 1984. His passionate stories in 1982, warning of the disaster waiting to happen were ignored. Keswani was so convinced about the threat the pesticide plant of UCIL posed to Bhopal that he wrote...
  • 'Bhopal: A prayer for rain' review: There is a sense of drama in the final moments December 5, 2014

    Director: Ravi Kumar Cast: Mischa Barton, Martin Sheen, Warren Anderson, Rajpal Yadav This month, it will be exactly 30 years since the Bhopal gas tragedy, the world's biggest industrial disaster. In September, Warren Anderson died, without ever having faced trial in India for his role in the horrific catastrophe. Anderson was the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 31, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 4th school rape in a month in Bangalore raises questions on security October 31, 2014

    Sexual assault in schools of Bangalore and Hyderabad reported. Teacher has been arrested for raping a six-year-old in Bangalore. This is the third such case in a month. The Karnataka Home Minister tells CNN-IBN that a circular has been sent across to all the schools and action will soon be...
  • World's worst corporate criminal died unshackled, says Satinath Sarangi October 31, 2014

    Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which claimed over 3,000 lives in one of the world's most lethal industrial accidents, has died in the US state of Florida aged 92. Activist Satinath Sarangi said, "The struggle will go on...
  • 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 Ministers 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 retrial and enhancement of sentence awarded to former Union Carbide officials. The revision petition seeking enhancement of sentence under the new section of 304II...
  • 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 soontobe 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 pollutionrelated 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 disasterhit...
  • 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 September 7, 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 stateowned telephone...
  • Warren Anderson's escape not an issue: Digvijaya August 13, 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 visavis 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 twoyear 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 halfhour...
  • Bhopal retrial not legally tenable: Fali Nariman June 27, 2010

    While the Group Of Ministers (GoM) on the Bhopal gas tragedy recommended the reopening 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...