On Monday, 28 January, the Supreme Court in Delhi finally agreed to hear the central government’s (GoI) curative petition calling for increased compensation to victims of the Bhopal Gas Disaster from the successor firms of Union Carbide. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said it would hear the central government’s […]
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So, what happens in Bhopal at the time of this Christian festival? Although Christians represent only a relatively small number of Indian people, it is still India’s third most popular religion. In Indian culture, festivals are celebrated with gusto and, in many cases, there seems no reason not to celebrate another’s festival! At the Chingari […]
Satinath Sarangi, Bhopal Group for Information and Action (BGIA) and Managing Trustee of the Sambhavna Trust Clinic has been speaking at events in Mangaluru (or Mangalore) urging that lessons should be learned from Bhopal to ensure that history does not repeat itself. “Chemical industries necessarily make an impact on the water bodies and Nature which […]
Ian Jarvis is a practitioner and tutor of ‘Spineworks’, a form of physical therapy focusing on the soft tissue of the body. Spineworks is a holistic form of spinal therapy which understands the spine in terms of it being just one part of a complex, tension structure of bones and ligaments, as opposed to it […]
Today, in Bhopal on the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Gas Disaster, five survivors’ organisations marched to the abandoned Union Carbide factory where a traditional burning of effigies took place. More photos, click to enlarge. All photo Credit: Rohit Jain.