Last month, as part of a three-judge Supreme Court bench, Justice Swatanter Kumar had ensured more work for the National Green Tribunal (NGT) by ordering that all cases involving questions of envir

In a blow to both the Centre and the Madhya Pradesh government's efforts, a German firm has refused to dispose of 350 tonnes of toxic waste from the Bhopal gas disaster site to Germany citing "uncertainties" on both the sides. A Group of Ministers (GoM) in June had approved the proposal for disposing of 350 metric tonnes of packaged chemical waste, resulting from Bhopal gas disaster of December 1984, by German agency GIZ for a payment of Rs 25 crore.

However, there was no agreement signed between the government and GIZ for removal of the waste.

The survivors of Bhopal gas tragedy have termed the decision of German International Cooperation (GIZ) to backtrack from the project to incinerate over 350 tonnes of toxic waste from the Union Carb

Over 100 survivors of the Union Carbide disaster on Wednesday kept a candlelight vigil to express solidarity with those opposing the Kudankulam nuclear power project.

Bhopal: An NGO, party in the Bhopal gas tragedy case in the court and fighting for the rights of the victims, has said it will move an application in the High Court for setting up a special court t

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday was irked by the blame game between Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR), which was tasked to test g

The proposal of German development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to dispose of the 350 tonnes of toxic waste lying at the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal has

Supreme Court order on Bhopal Gas Leak Disaster dated 28/08/2012.

A cruel joke has been played out at the expense of the Bhopal victims of the world’s worst industrial disaster. The Supreme Court had ordered the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to file a report on the status of the ground water contamination at the Union Carbide plant site in Bhopal by June 4, 2012.

The CPCB has treated this entire exercise in a rather lackadaisical fashion and from the six samples tested by them, five were taken from the drinking water supply of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation. The sixth sample was taken from a borewell dug in Street No. 8 and being used by the Ayasha Hotel at Arif Nagar in Bhopal.

The first-ever official test to find out toxicity level in groundwater around Bhopal’s Union Carbide plant since the leak of poisonous gas in 1984 will be soon conducted with the Supreme Court on M