Tragedy(Search results - 73)
India Untold27, Jan 2020, 5:31 PM IST
Late Abdul Jabbar's 30-Year-Long Fight For Justice For Bhopal Gas Tragedy Victims
The night of December 2nd, 1984, will remain etched in our country’s memory. On that horrific night, deadly methyl isocyanate gas leaked from the Union Carbide India Limited pesticide plant in Bhopal, claiming over 20,000 lives and leaving lakhs severely disabled. Abdul Jabbar, who was 28 then, lost his mother, father, brother and himself suffered lung fibrosis and lost 50% of his vision. On November 14, 2019, he passed away after fighting for justice for the victims and survivors for close to 3 decades. With the government of India awarding this Bhopal gas tragedy activist the Padma Shri posthumously, let’s take a look at his lesser-known story in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
India20, Jan 2020, 2:13 PM IST
Indian-Americans in Seattle hold march to observe 30th anniversary of Kashmiri Pandits' mass exodus
During an event in Edison of New Jersey on Kashmiri Pandit Genocide, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher remembered the day of January 19, thirty years ago and called the tragedy a "shameful" chapter of history
India4, Jan 2020, 6:13 PM IST
MyNation in 100 seconds: From Kota Hospital tragedy to Jamia Millia Islamia scheduled to reopen
Jamia Millia Islamia is scheduled to reopen on January 6 after a winter vacation following which semester examinations will commence. Do not miss the top news of the day on MyNation in 100 seconds.
India4, Jan 2020, 3:49 PM IST
Kota tragedy: Death toll of infants reaches 107; Mayawati tells UP govt to maintain hospitals in state
While the death toll of infants in Kota's JK Lone Hospital increased on Saturday (January 4), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati took to Twitter and warned the Uttar Pradesh government and asked them to maintain the hospitals in the state
India23, Dec 2019, 1:55 PM IST
Kirari fire tragedy: 3 children among 9 killed after fire breaks out at cloth godown in Delhi
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal expressed grief over 9 deaths including 3 children and said every medical help was being provided to the injured
Views9, Dec 2019, 7:14 PM IST
Fire tragedy in Delhi set alarm bells ringing; authorities waiting for us to walk into deadly inferno?
The recent fire incident in an illegal factory in north Delhi, which claimed 43 innocent lives leaving sixteen injured, is a textbook example of how illegal factories with no fire safety norms, underdeveloped, crammed areas, with no adequate infrastructure continue to exist as authorities pay no value to the existence of common men
India3, Dec 2019, 8:24 PM IST
35 years on, gas tragedy that affected 5 lakh people still haunts Bhopal
Bhopal: On the night of December 2 and the following day in 1984, people of Bhopal experienced hell as there was a gas leak at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL). The gas that leaked at the pesticide plant killed nearly 3,500 people instantly in Bhopal. The death toll is estimated between 15,000 and 20,000. More than 5,00,000 people were exposed to methyl isocyanate gas. The next generations too are suffering due to the remains of the toxic element that has not been eradicated.
India2, Dec 2019, 3:46 PM IST
35 Years On, Meet The 2 Unsung Heroines Of The Bhopal Gas Tragedy
In this episode of Not For Women Only, we revisit the journey of Rashida Bee and Champa Devi Shukla, who never imagined that they would find themselves in frontline roles following the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.
India8, Nov 2019, 8:09 PM IST
Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare: Bhopal Gas Tragedy Chapter 5 – May history never repeat itself
Abhinav Khare deep dives into the last chapter of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy that deals with the measures taken after the incident that considerably falls short of compensating for its catastrophic devastation
India7, Nov 2019, 5:01 PM IST
Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare: Bhopal Gas Tragedy Chapter 4 – That fateful night
Abhinav Khare deep dives into the fateful night of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy and the blame game that ensued
India6, Nov 2019, 7:16 PM IST
Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare: Chapter 3 –The prelude to the Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Abhinav Khare deep dives into the prelude to the Bhopal Gas Tragedy which was sparked by negligence during its shutdown procedure.
India5, Nov 2019, 8:37 PM IST
Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare: Sevin – the making of Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Abhinav Khare deep dives into the makings of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984 and how despite knowledge of its dangers, large quantities of Sevin were produced near densely populated areas
India31, Oct 2019, 7:35 PM IST
Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare: What transpired during Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984?
Abhinav Khare deep dives into what transpired during and after the Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984 in which an estimated 10,000 deaths were reported with over 30,000 disabled
India19, Sep 2019, 2:25 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh boat capsize: Death toll touches 34, search operations underway
The death toll in the boat capsize tragedy in the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh has touched 34. Search operations to find 12 missing persons still underway. The boat with 73 people onboard capsized on Sunday afternoon.
India13, Sep 2019, 6:00 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi expresses grief over Bhopal's boat tragedy
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has announced Rs 11 lakh ex-gratia to each of the kin of the deceased and has ordered for a magisterial probe in the matter.