Bhopal Gas Tragedy compensation [Day 2]: Cannot be knight in shining armour or play to gallery in all cases: Supreme Court

The Bench made it clear that the Central government could not at this stage fasten additional liability on Union Carbide Corporation, which was responsible for the tragedy and resultant deaths.
Justice Vikram Nath, Justice Sanjiv Khanna, Justice SK Kaul, Justice Abhay S. Oka, Justice J.k. Maheshwari
Justice Vikram Nath, Justice Sanjiv Khanna, Justice SK Kaul, Justice Abhay S. Oka, Justice J.k. Maheshwari

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reiterated the limitations of its jurisdiction under curative petitions, stating that it could not revisit or reopen issues it had earlier considered in review petitions. (Union of India v. Union Carbide Corporation)

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