GOPAL ANSAL

  • Uphaar fire tragedy: Supreme Court upholds conviction of Ansal brothers March 5, 2014

    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 of...
  • Uphaar case: Ansal seeks clubbing of 2 criminal cases February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Real estate baron Gopal Ansal, one of the convicts in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case, on February 2 moved a plea in a Delhi court seeking clubbing of two other pending criminal cases against him. Ansal, in an application filed before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gautam Manan,...
  • SC grants Ansal brothers bail in Uphaar case January 30, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday granted bail to real estate tycoons Gopal and Sushil Ansal who were undergoing a yearlong jail term following their conviction for lapses that led to the June 1997 Uphaar theatre fire tragedy. A bench of Justice S B Sinha and V S Sirpurkar granted the...
  • Ansal brothers held guilty again, jail term reduced December 19, 2008

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday upheld the trial court verdict holding real estate tycoon brothers Gopal and Sushil Ansal guilty of criminal negligence in the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire that claimed 59 lives but reduced their jail terms from two years to one. Ruling on a review petition,...
  • Ansals jailed: Justice at last for Uphaar victims' kin September 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Ten months after being sentenced in the Uphaar fire tragedy case, which claimed 59 lives in 1997, real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal will spend their first night in jail on Thursday. Earlier on Thursday, the Ansal brothers surrendered before the Patiala House Court in compliance with the...
  • Uphaar case: Ansal brothers surrender, taken to jail September 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal on Thursday surrendered before a Delhi court in compliance with the Supreme Court order cancelling their bail in the Uphaar fire tragedy case, which claimed 59 lives. Minutes after the surrender, Shekhar Krishnamurthy who lost his son and daughter in the fire,...