Uphaar Fire Tragedy

  • 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: SC stays proceedings against ex IPS Amod Kanth November 29, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the trial court proceedings against former IPS officer Amod Kanth in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case. A bench of justices KS Radhakrishnan and AK Sikri also asked CBI to file its response to the petition of Kanth in the case. Kanth has challenged the...
  • 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...
  • Uphaar case: CBI clean chit to former cop Kanth April 17, 2009

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday gave a clean chit to former Delhi top cop Amod Kanth, who was accused of negligence in the Uphaar fire tragedy of 1997 when a cinema theatre in New Delhi caught fire, claiming 59 lives. The move comes as a setback...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news today July 9, 2007

    Former prime minister Chandrashekhar who passed away on Sunday morning will be cremated in New Delhi. A Mumbai court will hold the final hearing on a revision application filed by the Anti-Terrorist Cell, seeking cancellation of bail of Hasina Parkar. Prominent Delhi builders Sushil and Gopal Ansal are explain to...