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Uphaar fire tragedy: Government recommends rejection of Ansal’s plea

On June 3, 1997, 59 people, trapped in the balcony of Uphaar cinema in Green Park area of south Delhi, died of asphyxia when a fire broke out during the screening of the movie ‘Border’.

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Uphaar cinema fire: Ansals told to appear before court in ‘evidence tampering’ case

In a case related to alleged tampering of evidence in the Uphaar cinema fire case, a city court Saturday asked all accused to appear before it on the next dates of hearing — August 16 and 18. Uphaar cinema proprietors Sushil Ansal and Gopal Ansal, along with five others —  Anoop Singh, Prem Prakash Batra, […]

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Accused who threatened Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy chief apologise

Neelam Krishnamoorthy had gone to the court for attending the trial proceedings in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case. The accused were charged for passing lewd remarks against her and clicking her photographs.

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Uphaar fire tragedy: Delhi HC upholds evidence tampering charge against Sushil, Gopal Ansal

“The material gave rise to strong suspicion that accused committed the offence for which charges were rightly framed,” the bench said.

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Uphaar fire tragedy: Here’s a timeline of what happened in nearly two-decade long case

Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal was asked by the apex court to surrender within four weeks.

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Uphaar fire: From 2 years jail to 1 to freedom, how the Ansals’ lot changed

The judge had held the brothers were “in real and effective control of the theatre and management of the company”.

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A basement with charred cars, a hall without light for 18 years

The theatre has never seen light since the night electricity snapped. The only way to enter today is a small gate at the back.

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Uphaar fire: Ansals escape jail, SC rules Rs 60-cr fine adequate

In a big relief for industrialists Gopal and Sushil Ansal, the Supreme Court on Wednesday let the brothers walk free without any further jail term in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy, which had claimed 59 lives and left more than a hundred injured.

Supreme Court refuses immediate hearing to Ansal’s plea

A plea has been moved by Ansal in the court seeking its nod to travel to London from June 16-20 and to New York on June 20-27.

Uphaar fire: Victims’ association moves SC to stop Sushil Ansal from going abroad

Association contended that since the Ansals have been convicted by the SC, they cannot leave the country without the permission of the apex court.

SC upholds conviction of Ansals, but judges differ on punishment

Ansals were more concerned about making money than ensuring safety of people: SC

Uphaar fire: Families for law to deal with man-made disasters

Family members hold prayer meet in memory of 59 people who died in the theatre 15 years ago.

Uphaar case: Court exempts Kanth from personal appearance

Kanth was exempted from his personal appearance before court on account of an ankle fracture.

Uphaar case: Prosecute Ansals for tampering evidence,says HC

The Delhi High Court allowed criminal prosecution of Ansal brothers for allegedly tampering with evidence in Uphaar fire tragedy case.

Uphaar fire case:CBI seeks time to file reply to victims’ plea

CBI sought more time from a Delhi court to file its reply to the plea of victims of Uphaar fire tragedy challenging the clean chit given to former IPS officer Amod Kanth.