August 12: Arjun breaks silence: Breaking his silence on the 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster, senior Congress leader Arjun Singh today gave a clean chit to then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the exit from India of then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson in the wake of the disaster. Singh suggested that the then Union Home Ministry under P V Narasimha Rao had a role, saying there were persistent calls from Home Ministry officials to grant bail to Anderson. Read more
July 11: Union Minister for Environment, Jairam Ramesh says sorry for the govt smuggling out Union Carbide waste and moving it to an incinerator in Pithampur. He goes on to say the people of Pithampur should have been taken into confidence.
Jun24: Even as the Group of Ministers (GoM) get set to meet the union cabinet later in the day to discuss its recommendations, activists and victims of Bhopal gas tragedy protest the GoM's report on the compensation. The group had recommended a relief package of Rs 1,500Read More »from The Big Story – Bhopal Tragedy Verdict