Issue Date: Oct 21, 2011
Survivors of the gas disaster that struck Bhopal in December, 1984 have accused the government of downplaying the scale of the devastation caused by the gas leak from the Union Carbide pesticide plant. In the curative petition filed in the Supreme Court, the government has asked the court to direct the US-based company, now owned by Dow Chemicals, to compensate for 5,295 deaths and 527,894 people getting injured in the tragedy.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
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