'Modi govt should take up Bhopal gas tragedy issue with Obama'
'Modi govt should take up Bhopal gas tragedy issue with Obama'

Two days before world's worst industrial disaster's 30th anniversary, Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty on Sunday said that the Narendra Modi-led NDA government should raise issues pertaining to the Bhopal Gas tragedy with US President Barack Obama during his visit to India in January next year.

Bhopal gas tragedy victims still await justice even after three decades

Leaders of five organisations representing survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy have called on the United States Government to acknowledge and express regret for financing.

Bhopal tragedy: Decision to summon Dow a big step, says Amnesty

Amnesty International termed court`s decision to summon Dow Chemicals in the Bhopal gas tragedy case as an "important step".

Bhopal tragedy: Court orders issuance of summons to Dow Chemicals

A district court directed authorities concerned to send summons to the US-based Dow Chemicals, making it an accused in the Bhopal gas tragedy case.

Gas victims organise "Special Olympics"

The NGOs working for the victims of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy today organised "Special Olympics" here in protest against the sponsorship of the London games by Dow Chemicals.

Bhopal NGOs to organise "Special Olympics"

Opposing Dow Chemicals` sponsorship of London Olympics, NGOs representing survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy will now organise "Bhopal Special Olympics" on July 26, a day ahead of the formal opening of the quadrennial mega-event.

London Assembly calls for Dow Olympic sponsorship rethink?

The London Assembly on Wednesday piled up pressure on the International Olympic Committee asking for a rethink on its relationship with the Dow chemical company as the sponsor of the games, in light of the Bhopal gas tragedy.

SC raps Centre for failure to dispose Bhopal waste

The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Centre for not being serious on disposal of toxic waste lying in the defunct Union Carbide India Ltd (UCIL) plant.

Protest groups set to ramp up Olympic campaigns

Green groups have formed a coalition against three high-profile London 2012 sponsors including Dow Chemical.

London Games organisers willing to meet Bhopal activists

Under tremendous pressure from India to drop Dow Chemicals as London Olympics sponsors, organizing committee chief Sebastian Coe today said they are ready to meet the activists protesting against the company because of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.

India hasn`t asked its athletes to boycott London Games: Maken

Clarifying that the government has not asked athletes to boycott the London Olympics over the Dow Chemicals sponsorship, Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Thursday said that the matter has been pursued at a diplomatic level with the host nation.

IOC reiterates stand on Dow Chemical as London Games sponsor

The International Olympic Council (IOC) again rejected demands from the Indian government that the company be dropped as sponsor of the London Games because of its links to the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.

David Cameron defends Dow sponsorship of Games

PM David Cameron has defended Dow Chemical`s sponsorship of the Olympic Games.

Athletes will be consulted on Olympic boycott decision: Maken

The athletes will play a vital role in deciding whether India will boycott the London Olympic Games if the IOC refuses to drop Dow Chemicals as a sponsor of the event, Sports Minister Ajay Maken has said.

India should take part in London Olympics: Randhir

India should not boycott the London Olympics on Dow Chemicals issue as doing that would be a "tragedy" to the athletes of the country who have been preparing for the Games, IOA Secretary General Randhir Singh said on Friday.

IOC-Dow agreement untenable, against Olympic Charter: Activists

Two organisations that have been fighting for justice for Bhopal gas victims demanded that the International Olympic Committee terminate the "untenable" partnership with Dow Chemicals for the 2012 London Olympics.

Sponsorship decision taken by IOC, organizing committee: UK

Pointing out that sponsorship decisions were taken by the International Olympic Committee and the London Organising Committee and not by the government, the UK said Dow Chemicals neither owned nor operated the plant at the time of the Bhopal gas leak tragedy.

Bhopal gas victims write to IOC against Dow

Two groups fighting for justice to the Bhopal gas tragedy victims Wednesday urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the 2012 London Olympics Organising Committee to reconsider Dow Chemicals` sponsorship of the mega sporting event.

India mulling partial boycott of London Olympics?

In protest of London Olympics Organising Committee’s denial to withdraw Dow Chemicals’ partnership, India is considering boycotting the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Games, according to media reports on Wednesday.

`Stratfor spied on Bhopal activists for Dow`

US-based security
think-tank Stratfor spied for the Dow Chemicals on the
activists of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, WikiLeaks alleged.