Missing evidence

Missing evidence

Questions are being raised about the authenticity of forensic samples of Bhopal gas victims, crucial for establishing the cause of deaths. Have they been lost?

Beyond Bhopal: incentive for unsafe industries

Beyond Bhopal: incentive for unsafe industries

A judgement by a Bhopal court has brought the worst gas tragedy into spotlight. It has galvanized the media and the government into action. A group of ministers has recommended relief measures, clean-up of the factory site and asked the government to go after Bhopal’s prime culprit, Warren Anderson. RAVLEEN KAUR, KUMAR SAMBHAV and SAVVY SOUMYA MISRA revisit the tragedy and uncover why liability has not yet been fixed, where the courts and authorities went wrong and what it will take to remove the toxic waste at the site  

Subterranean  Leak

Subterranean Leak

25 years after the gas leak, another tragedy is unfolding in Bhopal. CSE tests reveal the water and soil in and around the Union Carbide factory are loaded with pesticides

BHOPAL: the bad dream continues

BHOPAL: the bad dream continues

Bhopal is a metaphor for disaster, industrial and human. It has been the object of much speculation and typically endless litigation. A case study in regulatory law, it could serve as wonderful proof in an argument to uphold the precautionary principle. Reams of paper -- research unpublished or not undertaken -- and crores of cash -- money unspent, or non-funding -- facilitate the entry of a new generation of the city's residents into the 21st century, and death by unknown illness

The chemistry of living death

The chemistry of living death

THE world's biggest industrial disaster has been rendered today its most trivial. Criminal corporate culpability and governmental concern for its poorest of the poor are the 2 elements missing in Bhopal a full decade aft methyl isocyanate leaked from a U Carbide plant and littered the city's streets with the dead, the dying am those destined to ebb in slow agony. Death can be bribed into postponing its grim reaping, but it requires money. The government has made sure that the disaster's victims don't have enough of it. If there is aspect of the disaster that is not co with a miasma thick as that stink smog 10 years ago, it is that the living today are worse off than the dead. Union Only a 6th of Bhopal's 600,00 registered victims have received the begging bowl amount called, with irony whatsoever, "compensation doesn't even begin to compensate. hospitalisation charges, soaring like pack of vultures. There are some lawyers who have grown fat and sleek in the labyrinths oflegality where Bhopal's victims are routinely led astray, but that is all. Meanwhile, the world's stockpile chemicals that have not been tested toxicity or contraindications increase by 3,000 every year. All of us are seething with chemicals of dubious it safety, chemicals that come from ostensibly benign things like lipsticks and preservatives. There is a Bhopal ticking away in each one of us.

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  • yes very sad but very

    yes very sad but very informational on the governments reaction afterward

    Posted by: Anonymous | 2 years ago | Reply
  • It was very sad for bhopal

    Posted by: Vivek Singh | 9 months ago | Reply
  • Bhopal is the example that Gas and radiation is dangerous for human life, I hope so and request for present government take some good action for humanity.

    with crying heart,
    Arvind

    Posted by: Arvindkumar | 3 months ago | Reply
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