Uphaar Case

  • 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 notice to CBI on Ansals' plea seeking release of hall May 8, 2013

    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 1997 had...
  • 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,...
  • Uphaar case: CJ Neelam fights for justice June 18, 2012

    15 years after the Uphaar fire tragedy, families of the victims are still fighting for justice. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 13, 2011

    Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena continues to attack Anna supporters. SC reduces compensation in Uphaar tragedy case. ...
  • 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...
  • Trial by fire: The burning issues in Uphaar case September 6, 2007

    Another month at least - that's how long it will now take for the families of 59 people who died in the fire at Delhi's Uphaar cinema 10 years ago to find out when a verdict will be delivered. It's a case of justice delayed, and worse, of governance refused,...