Uphaar Cinema Fire

  • Uphaar cinema fire: Court to hear arguments on charges against Amod Kanth October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday fixed November 30 as the date for hearing arguments on framing of charges against former IPS officer Amod Kanth for his alleged culpability in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Lokesh Kumar Sharma set the date for the hearing after Association...
  • Uphaar cinema victims' kin still fighting litigations June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Sixteen years after the tragic Uphaar cinema fire here, the kin of the 59 killed on that faithful day said they "feel cheated" with several offshoots of their legal battle still pending in various courts. Neelam Krishnamoorthy, who lost both her children in the fire that engulfed the theatre,...
  • Uphaar case: Court makes ex-top cop an accused August 12, 2010

    New Delhi: The Patiala House Court on Thursday rejected the Central Bureau of Investigation's closure report on former IPS officer Amod Kanth in the Uphaar Cinema fire case in which 59 people had died in 1997. The court has made Amod Kanth an accused in the case and has summoned...
  • Ansals sentenced to 2 yrs in jail for Uphaar fire November 23, 2007

    New Delhi: A Delhi sessions court on Friday sentenced real estate tycoons Gopal Ansal and Sushil Ansal to two years' imprisonment in connection with the Uphaar cinema fire, which had claimed 59 lives. Pronouncing the quantum of punishment for the Ansals and 10 other people convicted in the case, the sessions...