The Prime Minister Office`s has no record available on arrest and subsequent release of former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson, the Commission probing the 1984 Bhopal gas leak case has been informed.
The Union Carbide Poisonous Gas Leak Inquiry Commission Monday issued notices to the then Collector Moti Singh and then SP Swaraj Puri of Bhopal to record their statements on December 20 in connection with the 1984 gas tragedy.
In a major setback for Bhopal, a German firm hired by the government of India to clean 350 tonnes of toxic waste lying at the Union Carbide Plant for over 28 years has refused to undertake the project, reports claimed on Tuesday.
A sessions court on Tuesday upheld a 2010 verdict of a trial court in the 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy case while dismissing the CBI`s petition seeking re-trial and enhancement of sentence awarded to former Union Carbide officials.
The Madhya Pradesh government on Friday said that the responsibility of the internal protests against the disposal of Union Carbide`s toxic waste in Germany, solely lies with the government of that country.