Bhopal Gas
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Supreme Court was of the view that the Union of India’s claim for a ‘top up’ had no foundation in any known legal principle. Either a settlement was valid, or it was to be set aside in cases where it was vitiated by fraud. However, no such fraud had been pleaded by the Center.

Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Case BriefsSupreme Court (Constitution Benches)

The Supreme Court however, ordered that a sum of Rs 50 crore lying with the Reserve Bank of India be utilized by the Center to satisfy the pending claims, if any, in accordance with the Bhopal Gas leak Disaster Act, 1985 and schemes framed thereunder.