Tag Archives: VIZAG GAS LEAK

Any Hints of Nuclear War?

Game theory offers plenty of reasons to worry once soft arms races turn into hard ones. That is because the world has become more complex since the Cold War In mid-April, a report issued by the United States State Department on “Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments (Compliance Report)” raised […]

Are Indians better equipped legally than they were in 1984?

At the time of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was the only relevant law specifying criminal liability for such incidents. A gas leak from LG Polymers factory situated on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh killed at least 11 people on Thursday. The factory was to reopen Friday after the lockdown, and […]

What choked Vizag ?.

A chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers Plant in the city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh has claimed many lives. The leaked gas is styrene, a colourless liquid that can evaporate easily. The chemical, which is usually refrigerated, has a sweet smell in its pure form. Styrene gas, when inhaled, can cause several symptoms such as […]