Amnesty International has called on the Dow Chemical Company to appear before a Bhopal court this week to explain why its subsidiary Union Carbide Company repeatedly ignored summons in the 1984 gas leak case.
Amidst raging controversy over the escape of Bhopal Gas leak case accused Warren Anderson, the Prime Minister`s Office has said it has no records of phone
calls received from any US government official.
The Dow Chemical Company, which
owns Union Carbide Corporation, Tuesday said the Indian
government had "fully released" UCC and its subsidiary in
Bhopal from any civil liability for the 1984 gas tragedy.
Facing flak for alleged
shoddy prosecution in the 1984 Bhopal gas leak case, the CBI
has accepted that its prosecution was not good as compared to
the accused who brought a battery of lawyers to defend them.
Former Supreme Court Chief
Justice A H Ahmadi Tuesday rejected criticism of dilution of
charge against Union Carbide executives in Bhopal gas tragedy
case, saying in criminal law there was no concept of vicarious