'Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain' review: Disturbing, timely and hard-hitting
'Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain' review: Disturbing, timely and hard-hitting

They say all you get from love is a love song. Disasters, man-made or otherwise, too can face a similar destiny. All we really get from disasters are disaster movies. Some that shake and stir. Others that move and change lives.

Bhopal gas tragedy: CM says need to balance environment, development

Bhopal: Laying emphasis on striking a balance between environment and development on the 30th anniversary of Bhopal Gas tragedy here, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Wednesday said all measures should be taken to avert a repeat of such an industrial disaster.

Bhopal gas tragedy: CM underlines need to balance environment, development

 Laying emphasis on striking a balance between environment and development on the 30th anniversary of Bhopal Gas tragedy here, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said all measures should be taken to avert a repeat of such an industrial disaster.

Parliament remembers victims of Bhopal gas tragedy

Parliament Wednesday remembered the victims of Bhopal gas tragedy which struck the Madhya Pradesh capital 30 years ago and extended its support towards them.

Bhopal gas tragedy: No accurate data on deaths 30 years on, alleges NGO
Bhopal gas tragedy: No accurate data on deaths 30 years on, alleges NGO

An NGO working for the Bhopal gas tragedy victims has alleged that there are no accurate figures available on the death toll of the world's worst industrial disaster even after 30 years and has also raised concern over the toxic waste lying in defunct Union Carbide plant situated near the densely populated old Bhopal area.

Indians want to see Union Carbide face court: Study

A massive 82 per cent of Indians want to see the Union Carbide attend the Indian courts about its role in the gas leak at the Bhopal plant, says a new poll. The poll was carried out by YouGov for Amnesty International.

Bhopal demands justice 30 years after deadliest industrial disaster

Hundreds of people marched through Bhopal late Tuesday, waving flaming torches to commemorate the thousands who perished in the world's deadliest industrial disaster and demanding justice for survivors who continue to suffer three decades on.

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DNA: Life after 30 years of Bhopal gas tragedy

30th anniversary of Bhopal gas tragedy in which thousands had lost their lives after inhaling toxic gases leaked from Union Carbide plant.

Union Carbide should face Indian courts over Bhopal disaster: Survey

People in the United States and India want that Union Carbide face an Indian court for its role in the Bhopal Gas tragedy that claimed more than 20,000 lives, a recent survey has revealed.

Unique museum of Bhopal gas tragedy opens on 30th anniversary

A unique museum preserving the belongings and pictures of victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy, in which thousands had lost their lives after inhaling toxic gases leaked from Union Carbide plant, was thrown open to public today on the 30th anniversary of the disaster.

Act against Carbide and Dow, Modi told

 Five activist groups Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make Union Carbide and Dow Chemical bow to Indian courts over the Bhopal gas disaster.

No closure, no justice for Bhopal victims: CSE

Thirty years after the Bhopal gas tragedy, there has been no closure, justice still evades the victims while the disaster remains a continuing tragedy, environmental activist Sunita Narain said Monday.

My film on Bhopal gas tragedy a cautionary tale: Ravi Kumar
My film on Bhopal gas tragedy a cautionary tale: Ravi Kumar

Ravi Kumar initially set out to make a small, independent movie on Bhopal gas tragedy but the director said the canvas of 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' kept getting bigger as he realised the story behind the disaster needed to reach a wider audience.

Bhopal tragedy: NGOs seek extradition of Union Carbide secretary

Seeking extradition of Union Carbide secretary John McDonald, some organisations working for the survivors of the Bhopal Gas tragedy on Sunday urged the Centre to ensure that Dow Chemical does not make any investment in India until it accepts Union Carbide's liabilities in Bhopal.

'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.

We had moral obligation to represent truth: 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' director
We had moral obligation to represent truth: 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' director

The Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal spewed poisonous gas on the night of Dec 2-3, 1984, killing about 3,000 people instantly and thousands more over the years. Presenting one of the world's worst industrial disasters on the big screen, especially when the incident is approaching its 30th anniversary, was not easy for director Ravi Kumar through his film "Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain".

Bhopal gas tragedy: Toxic waste disposal still awaited

Bhopal: The toxic waste after the Bhopal Gas tragedy lying at the Union Carbide plant here is still awaiting disposal, even after 29 years of the world's worst industrial disaster, amid concerns of air and water pollution.

Bhopal gas tragedy victims move higher US court against UCC

Victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy have filed an appeal in a higher court here contesting a lower court's decision that Union Carbide Corporation cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant.

Bhopal gas tragedy: PIL seeks info on Warren Anderson's escape from India

A PIL filed before Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday sought a direction to the state government to disclose all the details of the alleged safe passage to Warren Anderson, the deceased CEO of now-defunct Union Carbide Corporation, in December 1984.