Environment minister Kamal Nath has been caught in the firing line on the Chilika Aquatic Farms project. His order for an environmental impact assessment to be prepared is merely a move to delay taking a decision.
In its enthusiasm to protect tuskers from being killed, the government has extended the worldwide ban on ivory trade to India as well. Left in the lurch, with no means of livelihood, are the ivory craftspeople
In the suit filed by the Union of India against Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) filed before the Southern District Court at New York, the presiding judge directed the utilisation of 5 Million Dollars deposited by UCC towards Interim Relief Fund, for affording relief to the victims of the Bhopal Gas Leak disaster through the Indian Red Cross Society.
Supreme Court judgement dated 14/02/1989 on Bhopal Gas Disaster. The Court was of the opinion that the case was fit for an overall settlement between the parties covering all litigations, claims, rights and liabilities related to and arising out of the Disaster.