Ansals

  • Uphaar tragedy: Sushil Ansal goes abroad, SC raises the red flag 26-03-2014 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed displeasure over Uphaar case accused Sushil Ansal traveling abroad without the court's consent. Ansal had gone abroad for medical treatment. Sushil Ansal and Gopal Ansal have been convicted by the court to serve 1 year in jail in the Uphaar case. Lawyer for...
  • Uphaar fire tragedy: Supreme Court upholds conviction of Ansal brothers 05-03-2014 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Ansal brothers in the Uphaar cinema hall fire tragedy. The SC bench rapped Sushil and Gopal Ansal saying that the two were more concerned about making money than ensuring safety of cinemagoers. However, the two-judge bench differed on quantum...
  • SC to pronounce verdict in 1997 Uphaar cinema tragedy today 05-03-2014 09:18 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is expected to pronounce its judgement in the Uphaar cinema tragedy case on Wednesday. Sushil and Gopal Ansal have sought an acquittal from the Supreme Court. The High Court had reduced their sentence from two years to one year whereas the CBI and victims of...
  • Cinema halls receive blood-written letters over Sunny Leone's 'Ragini MMS2' screening 03-03-2014 09:01 PM

    Some right-wing groups have threatened managers of two reputed cinemas in Ghaziabadnot to show "Ragini MMS2", co-produced by Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor and starring Sunny Leone, saying that it is against Indian culture. Police said that managers of Big Cinema situated in Ansal Plaza Mall in Vaishali area and PVR...
  • Uphaar case: SC notice to CBI on Ansals' plea seeking release of hall 08-05-2013 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the CBI to explain why it continued to seize the Uphaar cinema premises in New Delhi. The SC directive came after Ansal Theatres filed an application seeking release of the hall for renovation and reuse. The Uphaar cinema fire tragedy in June...
  • SC verdict on Uphaar disappointing: Neelam Krishnamurthy 13-10-2011 11:55 PM

    The Convenor of Association of Uphaar Victims Tragedy said no one has respect for public safety in this country. ...
  • Uphaar compensation cut, victims' families upset 13-10-2011 10:15 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday slashed the compensation relief awarded to the victims of the 1997 Uphaar Cinema fire case, disappointing the families who have lost their loved ones in the tragedy. After fighting for nearly 15 years, the Supreme Court verdict on Thursday came as a major...
  • SC disappoints us, say families of Uphaar victims 13-10-2011 05:12 PM

    New Delhi: Disappointing the families who lost their loved ones in the 1997 Uphaar Cinema fire incident, the Supreme Court on Thursday slashed the compensation awarded to the victims of the tragedy. Compensation to the families of deceased older than 20 years has been cut from Rs 18 lakh to...
  • Blow for Uphaar victims, SC reduces compensation 13-10-2011 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Ansal Theatre and Clubotels Ltd in the 1997 Uphaar Cinema fire tragedy in New Delhi, the Supreme Court on Thursday reduced the compensation payable to the family of those killed in the tragedy. The apex court reduced the compensation for persons above 20...
  • Uphaar case: SC verdict on compensation today 13-10-2011 07:45 AM

    New Delhi: More than 12 years after the harrowing inferno that snuffed out 59 lives and injured 103, the Supreme Court is expected to deliver its verdict on Thursday on the quantum of compensation to be awarded to the victims of the 1997 Uphaar Cinema fire tragedy. The Delhi High...
  • UP: Army embroiled in another land scam 14-12-2010 11:03 PM

    Lucknow: Army it seems is also losing land to both public players and land sharks. In a candid admission to a question in parliament last week Defence Minister AK Anthony has admitted that about 220 acres of prime land owned by army in Uttar Pradesh has has been encroached upon....
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  • Delhi HC issues notice to CBI in Uphaar case 11-12-2007 12:52 PM

    Kolkata: Cricket Association of Bengal president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Tuesday said he was waiting for an official communication after ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat said Eden Gardens would "in all likelihood" host the three World Cup matches next month. "We are hearing that Lorgat said the three matches could be...
  • Metro Wipes: News across the metros 10-12-2007 11:49 PM

    London: Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has expressed his displeasure over the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision not to ban three Pakistan players for life for their involvement in spot-fixing. Vaughan said the punishments meted out to the tainted trio of Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Aamer showed that...
  • Ansals sentenced to 2 yrs in jail for Uphaar fire 23-11-2007 04:15 PM

    Cape Town: The pitch for the series-deciding third cricket Test between India and South Africa starting here on Sunday would favour batsmen on last all five days, according to the curator of the Newlands ground. The series is currently tied 1-1 after India won the second Test in Durban by...
  • Uphaar trial: Sentences to be pronounced tomorrow 22-11-2007 11:16 AM

    Durban: Chasing 303 for victory, South Africa required another 192 runs for victory when bad light brought an early end to the proceedings on day three of the second Test at Durban on Tuesday. Earlier, VVS Laxman top-scored with 96 and shared a 70-run partnership for the eighth wicket with...