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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.