Monthly Archives: May 2011

The face of Bhopal that still haunts

There is a story that always haunts me about Bhopal. And it has nothing to do with the Supreme Court decision and the twists and turns of a legal case. It has everything to do with a face. Every tragic world event has its iconic photograph — the burning monk in Vietnam, the lone dissenter […]

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An interview with Sambhavna’s Dr Roopa Baddi

By Aditi & Andrew, US High School students working on a Bhopal project, a national website competition Dr Roopa: Thankyou for the questions. My name is Dr Roopa Baddi and I am an Ayurvedic Doctor. I graduated from Karnataka and got my training in Panchkarma in Kerala. I have been working at the Sambhavna Trust […]

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Yoga at Sambhavna, it’s definitely not hip!

In the last decade yoga has become somewhat of a global phenomenon. As it finally dawns on the West that materialism, wealth and anti-depressants may not be the means to a fulfilled existence, people are seeking solace in the ancient spiritual and cultural practices of the East. An astonishing range of yoga styles and teachings […]

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Today will go down as another black day for justice

“Today will go down as another black day for justice,” Bhopal survivors’ organisations said in reaction to the Supreme Court’s order rejecting the curative petition filed by the CBI. “Further to the dismissal of the revision petition filed by three Bhopal organisations against Justice Ahmadi’s controversial 1996 order, the Supreme Court today has heaped yet […]

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We believe Dow 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.