CBI on Wednesday admitted in the Supreme
Court that it made a "mistake" in approaching it late for
restoring stringent charges in Bhopal gas tragedy case against
the accused who escaped with lighter punishment for negligence
that led to the world`s worst industrial disaster killing more
than 15,000 people.
Stating that Group of Ministers
(GoMs) compensation package would reach only about eight per cent of the 1984 Gas Tragedy victims, an NGO Thursday demanded
that all the affected people should get the relief amount.
MEA is consulting the Law Ministry on making public details of the alleged safe passage to Bhopal Gas tragedy accused Warren Anderson after the worst industrial disaster in 1984 which killed over 15,000 people.
Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday said the directive of the Supreme Court on a curative petition on the Bhopal gas tragedy will have to be "factored in" within the proposed Companies Bill .
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan has expressed surprise over his predecessor Arjun Singh`s statement that he had nothing to do with the release of Warren Anderson after Bhopal Gas Disaster in 1984.
CBI Director Ashwani Kumar was on Saturday called by the Group of Ministers on Bhopal gas tragedy for discussing the possibility of reinvestigating the world`s worst industrial disaster that killed more than 15,000 people in 1984.
Prior to the leakage of the deadly methyl isocyanate gas from the Union Carbide plant here in 1984, three mishaps had taken place in the facility killing two factory workers, according to Madhya Pradesh Assembly records.