The victims of Bhopal disaster and activists have slammed the government’s decision, to not intervene in the case against Union Carbide corporation in a New York court. Noted social activist and lawyer Gopal Krishna has written this letter to Maneka Gandhi, who heads the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Government Assurances, to bring the issue to notice of the committee.

A set of India-related diplomatic cables on the Indo-US nuclear deal released by the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, claims that an aide of Congress leader Satish Sharma had told a US diplomat that the party had paid crores to several lawmakers to ensure that they voted for the deal in Parliament.