Bhopal gas victims see a ray of hope

May 16, 2012 No Comments by

By MAHIM PRATAP SINGH from The Hindu BHOPAL, May 6, 2012 “When we protest against the government and demand clean water, the government slaps cases against us” With the Supreme Court directing the Bhopal Municipal Corporation to provide clean water to the areas worst affected by the Union Carbide gas leak within three months, the […]

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PM urged to protest Dow sponsorship for Olympics

Aug 12, 2011 No Comments by

Express News Service , The New Indian Express Posted on Aug 12, 2011 at 10:32am IST CHENNAI: Victims and survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy have written to the Prime Minister asking him to register his protest with the UK government for accepting Dow Chemical’s sponsorship for the 2012 Olympics to be held in […]

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Indian protests planned over Olympics sponsor

Aug 12, 2011 1 Comment by

10-Aug-2011 http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/4b245556-c2ae-11e0-8cc7-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1UhNtIsb2 By Vanessa Kortekaas in London and Girija Shivakumar in New Delhi Anger is mounting in India at the appointment of Dow Chemical as a 2012 Olympics sponsor, marking the fiercest criticism yet of the London committee’s sponsorship programme. The London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (Locog) recently selected Dow to produce a […]

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Olympics organisers have forgotten what they stand for

Aug 10, 2011 No Comments

Anant Rangaswami Aug 9, 2011 http://www.firstpost.com/world/olympics-organisers-have-forgotten-what-they-stand-for-56805.html Have you ever heard of a company called Palomar Pomerado Health? No? I hadn’t either, till yesterday. Their website says that “Palomar Pomerado Health receives hundreds of requests each year to financially sponsor events: street fairs, luncheons, galas, rotaries, chambers of commerce etc. In order for us to promptly […]

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80% of people enrolled in drug trials at BMHRC were gas victims

Aug 08, 2011 No Comments

Hemender SharmaHemender Sharma, CNN-IBN Updated Aug 07, 2011 at 08:52am IST http://ibnlive.in.com/news/bhopal-drug-trials-conducted-on-gas-victims/173624-3.html Bhopal: Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre has been carrying out clinical trials on gas victims. CNN-IBN has accessed documents that show that at least 80 per cent of the patients on whom trials were conducted, were victims of the gas tragedy. What […]

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London 2010 Olympics Sponsor Dow: Don’t Judge us on Bhopal Deaths

Aug 06, 2011 No Comments

http://www.metro.co.uk/news/871416-london-olympics-sponsor-dow-dont-judge-us-on-bhopal-deaths#ixzz1UFQUAtt0 Joel Taylor – 4th August, 2011 London 2012 Olympics sponsor Dow: don’t judge us on Bhopal deaths The Dow Chemical Company, which has links to the infamous Bhopal chemical disaster, has defended its plans to sponsor the £7 million Olympic stadium ‘wrap’. The wrap, which will be seen by 4billion TV viewers, was scrapped […]

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Maharashtra MP opposes the move to transport Bhopal toxic waste to Nagpur

Aug 06, 2011 No Comments

Muttemwar raises Bhopal toxic waste matter in LS TNN Aug 4, 2011, 01.07am IST Tags: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-08-04/nagpur/29849758_1_toxic-waste-toxic-material-nagpur NAGPUR: City MP Vilas Muttemwar has opposed the proposal to dispose of in Nagpur the toxic waste from Union Carbide plant site in Bhopal. Raising the issue in Parliament, he has also sought a clear-cut policy on disposal of […]

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Bhopal gas tragedy: Govt, Union Carbide struck ‘secret’ deal post leak

Jul 27, 2011 No Comments

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/site/story/bhopal-gas-tragedy-union-carbide-india-deal/1/146044.html Dinesh C. Sharma  | New Delhi, July 25, 2011 | Updated 08:44 IST More skeletons relating to the handling of the Bhopal gas tragedy are tumbling out of the Indian government’s cupboard. New revelations show that Union Carbide mooted the idea of a “negotiated settlement” within weeks of the gas leak that took place in its Bhopal plant […]

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Nagpur NGOs move HC on toxic waste issueNagpur NGOs move HC on toxic waste issue

Jul 27, 2011 No Comments

http://www.waste-management-world.com/index/from-the-wires/wire-news-display/1463296640.html DNA Correspondent DNA July 24, 2011 The protest in Vidarbha to proposed shifting of the Union Carbide toxic waste for disposal at a DRDO establishment is growing. An MLA from NagpurDG Fadnavis, the Vidarbha Environmental Action Group and the Janmanch have oved an application in the MP high court for permission to intervene in […]

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‘No entry’ for in Mah for Bhopal toxic waste

Jul 27, 2011 No Comments

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-07-22/nagpur/29802891_1_toxic-waste-pithampur-incinerator-facility Vaibhav Ganjapure, TNN Jul 22, 2011, 12.27am IST NAGPUR: The Nagpur bench of Bombay high court on Thursday extended its ban for a week on entry of trucks/containers in Maharashtra carrying nearly 250 tonnes of toxic waste left behind after 1984 Bhopal gas catastrophe killing thousands. However, a division bench comprising justices Bhushan Dharmadhikari […]

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