Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Doomsday is here: Eco-calamities ravaging India

In May, styrene, a gas which affects the central nervous system and can even cause cancer, leaked from a factory in Visakhapatnam. Eleven people died while hundreds had to be evacuated in the wee hour...
By Tiasa Adhya in

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.20

Speaking memory

Two recent events triggered this essay. On May 7, 2020, a polymer plant at Visakhapatnam that had been shut for a while had a gas leak, which claimed the lives of 12 people. A similar gas leak occurre...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

Opinion  /  Published 26.05.20

Apocalypse now

Sir — Following pestilence and floods — parts of Bengal and Assam have been submerged since Cyclone Amphan struck — infestation has now arrived in India to exacerbate the apocalyptic conditions....
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.19

Memory helps us pluralise identity

Ian Hacking, the Canadian historian of science, once claimed that governance and the control of regimes went through three phases. The first phase, which literally began with modernity, was about the ...
By Shiv Visvanathan in


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