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Investor presses for overhaul of Dow Chemical

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 07:43

Activist hedge fund Third Point today said it built an unspecified stake in Dow Chemical and pressed to overhaul a company that it argued has "woefully underperformed" peers.

28 years later, women in Bhopal still waiting for justice

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 23:58

Tens of thousands of victims of India`s worst ever industrial disaster the 1984 catastrophic gas leak at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal are still waiting for justice and women are suffering even more,Amnesty International said.

Bhopal gas case: HC dismisses Dow Chemical`s petition

Last Updated: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 16:23

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a petition filed by Dow Chemical challenging the trial court order of 2005 issuing show cause notice to it in the 1984 Bhopal gas leak case.

`London Olympics cannot police activities of Dow`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 17:17

The Indian subsidiary of Union Carbide Corporation was guilty for the world’s worst ever industrial disaster in Bhopal in 1984.

NGO burns effigy of Dow Chemical, govt, IOC

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 16:34

An NGO hanged and burnt effigies of International Olympic Committee for Dow Chemical`s sponsorship of the sporting event.

‘Bhopal toxic waste disposal move partial solution`

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 15:29

The GoM decision is a partial solution as it will take care of only the toxic waste lying in Union Carbide premises, voluntary groups said.

We have no hand in selecting Dow: UK minister

Last Updated: Friday, April 20, 2012, 16:21

A British minister Friday said his country`s government had no hand in selecting Dow Chemical Co. as a sponsor of the London Olympic Games.

Dow puts its stamp on UK Olympic Stadium

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 09:06

A controversial project has begun to drape London`s Olympic Stadium in a USD 11.4 million decorative curtain linked to Olympic sponsor Dow Chemical Co.

Dow shuts plants, cuts jobs as Europe struggles

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 03, 2012, 10:34

Dow was ravaged during the global and economic crisis that struck four years ago, cutting more than 10,000 positions then.

IOC not to drop Dow Chemicals as London Games sponsor

Last Updated: Thursday, March 08, 2012, 10:03

Reaffirming its stand, the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday rejected calls from the Indian Government to drop Dow Chemical as sponsor of the London Games because of its links to the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.

Government should stop double speak on Dow Chemical: IOA

Last Updated: Monday, March 05, 2012, 16:41

The IOA on Monday came down heavily on the Government for adopting double standards on Dow Chemicals` sponsorship of the London Games and said the Sport Ministry`s plans of selective boycott of the London Olympics will have "serious repercussions".

Now Indian govt writes to IOC on Dow sponsorship row

Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012, 14:35

After repeated letters of protest by the IOA failed to move the International Olympic Committee, the Indian government has now stepped in by asking the body to drop Dow Chemicals as sponsor of this year`s London Games for the company`s link to the Bhopal Gas tragedy.