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2016 Bhopal jail break: Govt approves 120 additional posts of 3.4.2018 General News
Nearly 16 months after eight SIMI undertrials escaped from the Bhopal Central Jail after killing a guard, the Madhya Pradesh government today approved 120 additional posts of security personnel at the facility which currently houses 32 operatives of the banned organisation. Hours after the eight SIMI members escaped from the jail on the intervening night of October 30-31, 2016, all of them were killed in an "encounter" with police on the outskirts of the city. "State cabinet today sanctioned 120 posts of security personnel in a bid to beef up security at the Bhopal Central Jail which currently houses (32) SIMI operatives besides other prisoners," Public Relations Minister Narottam Mishra told reporters. To a query, the minister said the 120 security personnel would also guard the 32 SIMI members facing trial in various offences including their alleged role in terrorist activities. Referring to new appointments, Mishra said the security at the jail has been strengthened .
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The champions of clean air 23.2.2018 Hindu: S & T
Clean air is turning into a rare commodity as India’s towns and cities become the dumping ground for a variety of pollutants. In this seemingly bleak scenario, the author profiles five Indians whose courageous battle for cleaner air offers a ray of hope to fellow citizens
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Bhopal Gas Tragedy Victims Say MP Government, RSS Men Forced Them to Leave Poll-Bound Mungaoli 19.2.2018 The Wire

Protestors were cautioning voters against 13 years of 'unkept' promises made by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on compensation.

The post Bhopal Gas Tragedy Victims Say MP Government, RSS Men Forced Them to Leave Poll-Bound Mungaoli appeared first on The Wire.

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Gas tragedy NGOs to launch campaign against BJP 16.2.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Representatives of five organizations of the survivors of the Union Carbide gas... more »
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Bhopal gas tragedy survivors to campaign against BJP in Madhya Pradesh bypolls 15.2.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
The organisations working for the cause of the Bhopal gas tragedy victims on Thursday said they will campaign against the BJP in the upcoming bypolls to two Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh.
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Gas disaster survivors to campaign against BJP in MP bypolls 15.2.2018 General News
The organisations working for the cause of the Bhopal gas tragedy victims today said they will campaign against the BJP in the upcoming bypolls to two Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh. They alleged that the ruling party has failed to resolve the issue of compensation to those who suffered in the world's worst industrial disaster. The five organisations fighting for the rights of the gas victims told reporters that they will raise their issues during the campaign for the Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly seats bypolls slated this month, and also during the state elections due later this year. Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Stationery Karmchari Sangh president Rashida Bee said they would highlight the alleged false promises made by BJP leaders regarding compensation to the industrial disaster victims in their voter education programme ahead of the bypolls. "We plan to share copies of official documents with the electorate in the two areas to substantiate our allegations of betrayal
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Bhopal pays tributes to gas tragedy victims 4.12.2017 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Survivors of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy and various organisations associated with them... more »
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Bhopal gas victims still waiting for adequate damages 4.12.2017 DNA: Top News
Even after 33 years of one of the world’s worst industrial disasters to happen in India, notoriously etched in the national consciousness as the ‘Bhopal Gas Tragedy’ in which a leak of Methyl Isocyanate gas from Union Carbide plant in the December of 1984 killed thousands and affected millions, survivors are still awaiting adequate compensation. Bhopal’s third generation, born after the disaster, is also suffering from ailments. While there are children who could not sit or speak or hear, many women were not able to conceive again. A large number of tragedy survivors last night marched, holding burning torches in their hand, to a memorial of the world’s worst industrial disaster. They paid homage to those who lost their lives in the calamity at the memorial statue in front of the now-defunct UCC factory. Families of those who died and people who are still bearing the brunt of the ill-effects of the industrial disaster are now signing a petition, to be sent to the Supreme Court, requesting it to start ...
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Bhopal Gas Tragedy: 33 yrs on, survivors still wait for adequate compensation, medical treatment 3.12.2017 DNA: Top News
Thirty-three years after the Bhopal gas tragedy, survivors are still fighting for adequate compensation and proper medical treatment for ailments caused by the toxic leak. Families of the deceased and people who bore the brunt of the industrial disaster are now signing a petition, to be sent to the Supreme Court, requesting it to start hearing a curative petition of the government filed in December 2010 for more compensation. The US company which then owned the chemical plant here, from where the poisonous gas leaked in 1984, has not yet adequately compensated the victims, a Madhya Pradesh minister said. The victims of the "world's worst disaster" had not been paid adequately by US-based Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) now owned by Dow Chemicals, MP's Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vishwas Sarang told PTI. He alleged that the then Central government led by the Congress was more interested in helping the multi-national company rather than bringing it to book. "The Central and the ...
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33 years on, Bhopal gas tragedy survivors still await adequate compensation 3.12.2017 Rediff: News
Families of the deceased and people who bore the brunt of the industrial disaster are now signing a petition, to be sent to the Supreme Court, requesting it to start hearing a curative petition of the government filed in December 2010 for more compensation.
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Thirty three years of Bhopal tragedy 3.12.2017 deccanherald.com
It has been 33 years since Bhopal witnessed one of the largest industrial disasters in the world. On December 2, 1984, 40 tonnes of methyl isocyanate (MIC) leaked from a tank at the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC). MIC is used for producing carbamate pesticides, which are used in gardens and for agricultural purposes as well. The Madhya Pradesh governments statistics show 3,787 died immediately. According to an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court by the Centre on October 26, 2006, more than 5.5 lakh people were injured. As per organisations, at least 20,000 have died over the years. The medical management guidelines for methyl isocyanate published by the agency for toxic substances and disease registry says, "Methyl isocyanate is irritating and corrosive to the eyes, respiratory tract, and skin. Acute exposure to high vapor (vapour) concentrations may cause severe pulmonary edema and injury to the alveolar walls of the lung, severe corneal damage, and death. Survivors of acute exposures may exhibit ...
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Torchlight procession today to pay homage to victims of gas disaster 2.12.2017 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
  Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal A torchlight procession will be taken out on December 2 and... more »
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Poisonous chemicals in Carbide solar vaporization pond big threat: Jabbar 29.11.2017 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal It’s been 30 years since Bhopal gas tragedy occurred on the night... more »
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Bhopal gas leak survivors launch unique campaign 21.11.2017 Hindu: National
Send images of children pleading for medical care to Modi
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Their flood vs Our flood 15.9.2017 Rediff: News
Darryl D' Monte, the distinguished enviromental journalist, discusses how the media covers floods in Mumbai or Texas, but ignores Assam or Bangladesh.
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Aadhaar card becomes mandatory for Bhopal gas victims 27.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Aadhaar registration card has been made mandatory for Bhopal gas victims to receive any ex gratia payment or compensation, an officer said here on Thursday.
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Bhopal gas disaster: 32 years later, wounds still fester in Bhopal 3.12.2016 FirstPost: Bollywood

Thirty two years after Bhopal gas tragedy — one of the worst industrial disaster mankind has known and which resulted in death of 15,278 persons (official figure), people are still suffering due to the after-effects of the tragedy.

The post Bhopal gas disaster: 32 years later, wounds still fester in Bhopal appeared first on Firstpost.

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32 years on, justice continues to evade Bhopal gas victims 3.12.2016 TOI: India
For the 5.5 lakh survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster, the 32nd anniversary today brings small relief from their twin struggles against disability and in the search for justice. Although health facilities are better, the state government has still not issued health cards and full medical histories, despite Supreme Court orders.
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Bhopal gas leak: 32 yrs gone in wait for justice, victims recall night of horror 2.12.2016 News
Thirty-two years of agonising existence after the infamous gas leak in Bhopal have only aggravated the pain of victims
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Youth pockets relief sum for gas victims, nabbed 17.10.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Youth pockets relief sum for gas victims, nabbed
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