Monthly Archives: May 2011

A tale of two legal battles

When a chambermaid of Sofitel Hotel in Manhattan complained of molestation against no less a person than Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former French finance minister, the then IMF managing director and a potential candidate in French politics to succeed Nicolas Sarkozy, the American legal system moved firmly and quickly to dislodge the latter from a waiting […]

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Disclose details about Anderson extradition: CIC to MEA

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) Overuling objections, the CIC has directed External Affairs Ministry to disclose the communication between it and CBI on the issue of extradition of the then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson in the Bhopal Gas tragedy case. The Central Information Commission (CIC) held that the sub-judice factor cited by the Ministry […]

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Agriculture ministry issues notices to Dow’s Indian unit

NEW DELHI: The Agriculture Ministry has asked Dow Chemicals’ Indian subsidiary to explain why the registration certificates granted to four chemicals produced by it should not be cancelled. This is a follow-up to the government’s decision to blacklist Dow Agro Sciences India for five years, for bribing government officials to fast-track the process of registering […]

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Honoured to be part of Glastonbury Festival 2011

The Bhopal Medical Appeal is honoured to be part of Glastonbury Festival 2011 and deeply grateful to Michael Eavis, our patron, and all the organisers of the festival for this opportunity to demonstrate that passion and compassion can make a better, kinder, safer world. Bhopal occupies a tragic page in the global dictionary of disaster […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.