Category Archives: Law

UCC, Dow question govt ‘turnaround’ over relief

Express News Service Posted online: Tue Mar 01 2011, 05:06 hrs Indian Express Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) and Dow Chemicals issued official statements on Monday saying they were puzzled by the Government of India’s “abrupt turnaround” to challenge a “fair, final and irrevocable settlement” for $470 million arrived at in 1989. The statements from Houston […]

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Survivors welcome admission of curative petition by SC

By Pervez Bari, Bhopal: Representatives of five organizations of the survivors of the December 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy, the world’s worst industrial catastrophe, on Monday welcomed the admission of the curative petition for enhancement of compensation by the Supreme Court of India. However, holding the Government of India primarily responsible for the collusive settlement […]

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Supreme Court fast-tracks Bhopal cases

From NDTV New Delhi: The Supreme Court today issued notices to the Union Carbide Corporation, Dow Chemicals and others on a Centre’s plea seeking enhancement of compensation to the victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy from Rs. 750 crore to Rs. 7,700 crore. The apex court also sought replies of Mcleod Russel India, which holds […]

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Bhopal gas tragedy: Centre, Dow issued notices

From The Economic Times BHOPAL: The Jabalpur bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the central government to file details of the steps taken by the Task Force Committee constituted for removing toxic waste from the Bhopal gas accident site, a lawyer said Wednesday. The division bench of Justice K.K. Lahoti and Justice […]

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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.