Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicBhopal gas tragedy

Topic: bhopal gas tragedy

Who gets what, will it measure up — the complexities of colonialism reparations & compensations

It might be enough if schools and universities in the former colonial powers acknowledged in their curricula the reality of how they became wealthy, and at what cost to whom.

SubscriberWrites: Bhopal Gas tragedy started to concoct the current concept of safety culture in industries

30 since the Bhopal Gas tragedy, a new safety culture has been created that has saved the lives of many others from other such disasters, writes Hindol Roy.

‘Nowhere to go’: Second wave brings bigger Covid challenge for Bhopal gas tragedy survivors

Bhopal gas tragedy survivors have been hit particularly hard by Covid. NGO claim as many as 50% of Bhopal’s Covid fatalities are gas tragedy survivors, but govt estimates vary.

‘Thought I was getting vaccine’ — Bhopal Covaxin trial site accused of misleading participants

People's University of Bhopal, the trial site, denies the claim that participants have been kept in the dark about the nature of the exercise, and say all checks and balances are in place.

Vizag gas leak very similar to Bhopal tragedy. India must probe before blaming workers

The leak of styrene gas at LG Polymers' plant in Vizag, which killed 11 people, is a reminder of the folly of seeing environmental due diligence as an impediment to economic activity.

Vizag gas leak shows we’ve learnt nothing from Bhopal. Industries must move out of cities

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10 people die in Vizag chemical leak — here are 5 gas leak accidents in India

A gas leak at the LG Polymers factory in Vizag left at least 10 dead and over 5,000 injured Thursday.

35 years after Bhopal gas tragedy, coronavirus kills 10 survivors who had comorbidities

Ten of 12 Covid-19 patients who died in Bhopal were people suffering from comorbidities on account of 1984 gas tragedy.

SC to begin hearing in Bhopal gas tragedy: All you need to know about 36-yr-old case

In this comprehensive timeline, ThePrint details the entire case from when it started to how it played out, especially the rollout of compensation for the victims.

Supreme Court judge recuses himself from hearing Centre’s plea in Bhopal gas tragedy case

Justice S Ravindra Bhat recused himself on the grounds that he had earlier appeared for the Centre in the matter. The govt is seeking funds from Dow Chemicals to compensate victims.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

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Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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