Revolver Entertainment acquires North American rights to 'Bhopal' disaster drama film


Washington: Revolver Entertainment has recently obtained the rights to Martin Sheen starrer ' Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain ' disaster drama, it has been reported.

Union Carbide can`t be sued for Bhopal plant contamination: US court

In a major blow to victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a US court here has ruled that the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant.

Amarinder questions Jaitley over Bhopal gas tragedy case

Congress leader and Amritsar candidate Amarinder Singh asked his BJP rival Arun Jaitley to come clean on his alleged defence to Dow Jones against Bhopal gas tragedy victims over denial of compensation.

Bhopal gas tragedy: US should extradite Anderson, says NGO

NGO working for the cause of victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy today demanded that the US should extradite Warren Anderson, former chairman of the Union Carbide Corporation.

Bhopal Gas tragedy anniv: Protests held to seek justice for victims

Meetings and protest marches in support of the demands of the victims marked the 29th anniversary of the Bhopal gas catastrophe here today.

29 years later, Bhopal gas victims still wait for justice

It was on the night of Dec 2-3, 1984, that a toxic gas leak from the Union Carbide Corporation`s pesticide plant in the Madhya Pradesh capital killed and maimed thousands of people. Nearly three decades later, victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy are still fighting for justice.

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.

CPCB seeks test disposal of Carbide`s hazardous waste

Nearly 28 years back in a worst ever industrial disaster, hundreds of people lost their lives in Bhopal when a toxic gas leaked from the Union Carbide plant on the night of Dec 2, 1984.

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.

Plea to raise convicts` sentence in gas tragedy case declined

A local court on Monday rejected an NGO`s plea to raise the quantum of punishment given to the convicts in the Bhopal gas tragedy case.

Gas tragedy: CM office lost victims` petitions, alleges NGO

NGO fighting for rights of Bhopal Gas Tragedy victims alleged Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan`s office lost 1,500 memorandums submitted by affected persons in support of their various demands.

HC issues notice to convicts of Union Carbide trial

Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday issued notices to seven persons, convicted in the Bhopal gas tragedy case, following a petition filed by the CBI demanding their retrial.

Warren Anderson`s extradition pending with US: CBI

The extradition request of former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson, main accused in the Bhopal Gas Tragedy case, is still under examination, the CBI said.

MEA declines to share info on Warren Anderson`s extradition

Replying to an RTI query, Ministry of External Affairs said it had sent a formal request to the US for the extradition of Anderson in April 2011.

Bhopal gas victims suffer from new abnormalities

The probability of a baby being born with congenital anomalies is seven times higher in areas of Bhopal affected by the 1984 gas tragedy, doctors said here Sunday.

`Toxic chemicals released in disposal of Union Carbide waste`

Highly toxic chemicals were released during disposal of industrial waste of now-defunct Union Carbide by private firm at Pithampur in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, NGOs alleged citing RTI replies.

MP to provide all health facilities to gas tragedy

Madhya Pradesh government has decided to provide all-round health facilities to victims of Bhopal gas tragedy.

Next `Bhopal` would be DAE`s fault: Greenpeace

The Department of Atomic Energy should amend the Rules for Nuclear Liability Act as per Parliamentary Standing Committee recommendations, Greenpeace has demanded.

Bhopal gas tragedy: Compensation demanded for vict

Bhopal city on Monday observed the 28th anniversary of the Union Carbide gas disaster.