Category Archives: Law

Supreme Court fast-tracks Bhopal cases

From NDTV New Delhi: The Supreme Court today issued notices to the Union Carbide Corporation, Dow Chemicals and others on a Centre’s plea seeking enhancement of compensation to the victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy from Rs. 750 crore to Rs. 7,700 crore. The apex court also sought replies of Mcleod Russel India, which holds […]

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Bhopal gas tragedy: Centre, Dow issued notices

From The Economic Times BHOPAL: The Jabalpur bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the central government to file details of the steps taken by the Task Force Committee constituted for removing toxic waste from the Bhopal gas accident site, a lawyer said Wednesday. The division bench of Justice K.K. Lahoti and Justice […]

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Human Rights in a Posthuman World

Upendra Baxi is an exciting and challenging legal scholar. Until last year he served as Professor of Law in Development at the University of Warwick. He has been the Vice Chancellor of University of Delhi (1990-1994), prior to which he held the position of Professor of Law at the same university for 23 years (1973-1996). […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.