New Zealand volcano victims identified

All victims of the White Island volcanic eruption have now been identified, New Zealand police said Tuesday, as they formally named two Australians and an American among the deceased. Continue Reading

When justice is just gas!

The court verdict on the Bhopal gas tragedy has kicked up the expected furore in the media and public. Forget the extent of culpability and the quantum of punishment of/for those convicted, but all of us in the so called ‘civil society’ too should plead guilty for, well, forgetting the tragedy as well as the victims for this long. The sudden concern and the copious flow of indignation, therefore, seems not only orchestrated but also outdated. Continue Reading