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Ministerial panel on Bhopal for examination of Dow's liability

The ministerial panel on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy has sought legal scrutiny of the possible criminal and civil liabilities of Dow Chemicals in the world's worst industrial disaster, triggered by multinational Union Carbide, which Dow took over in 2001…The ministerial panel, headed by Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, has recommended scrutiny of Dow Chemical's liability in its report submitted to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh June 21…The report was made public for the first time Thursday by the ministry of chemicals and fertilisers as an annexure to a question on the Bhopal gas tragedy, posed to the ministry in the Lok Sabha…

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