Sushil Ansal

  • Uphaar tragedy: Sushil Ansal goes abroad, SC raises the red flag March 26, 2014

    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...
  • 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 fire: Ansal apologises to victims' family October 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Uphaar cinema owner Sushil Ansal on Thursday apologised to the family members of the victims killed in the 1997 fire tragedy in the hall. Ansal apologised for the fire tragedy which resulted in the death of 59 people and said that he was willing to construct a trauma...
  • 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,...
  • Uphaar fire case: SC cancels Ansal brothers' bail September 10, 2008

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled the bail of Sushil and Gopal Ansal, who were sentenced to two years of imprisonment by the trial court in the Uphaar fire tragedy which claimed 59 lives. The apex court also cancelled the bail granted to Ajit...
  • Metro Wipes: News across the metros December 10, 2007

    In the Uphaar fire case, convicted Sushil Ansal has now approached the Delhi High Court for suspension of his sentence. Sushil and his brother Gopal had been found guilty of causing the death of 59 people due to negligence by a lower court last month. Actor Fardeen Khan appeared in...