February 24, 2020 11:22 am
Halfway through the screening of Border, a fire broke out at Delhi’s Uphaar cinema, owned by brothers Sushil and Gopal Ansal, on June 13, 1997, leaving 59 people dead. Trapped inside the hall, most died of asphyxiation. The fire, one of the deadliest in the country, also left over 100 people injured.
February 06, 2019 10:22 pm
The Delhi Police also told the court that apart from Sunil Ansal the other accused include the three policemen- two of whom retired in 2014- who in 2013 had given a favourable verification report, despite the pending criminal cases, which led to issuance of the travel document to him.
July 30, 2017 4:11 am
On June 13, 1997, a fire had engulfed Uphaar cinema, killing 59 people and injuring over 100. The Ansals, who owned the theatre, and five others are accused of tampering with evidence in the case.
June 19, 2017 8:22 pm
The Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy (AVUT), during their meeting with Kejriwal, said that if "a rich and powerful person" like Ansal was shown any mercy then it would sent a wrong signal to other wrong doers
June 13, 2017 7:18 pm
The mercy petition was submitted by senior advocate and Member of Parliament Ram Jethmalani to President Pranab Mukherjee, who forwarded it to the home ministry for its opinion
March 09, 2017 12:41 pm
Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal had petitioned the apex court that he not be sent back to jail.
June 17, 2014 2:48 am
Ansal has petitioned the court seeking its permission to travel to London from June 16-20 and to New York on June 20-27 and return to India on June 28-29.
June 13, 2014 5:27 pm
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.
August 27, 2013 1:46 am
The AVUT in its petition have alleged that even though the supplementary chargesheet in the case was filed in January 2008
December 10, 2011 1:56 am
To the victims of the Uphaar disaster of 14 years ago,todays AMRI Hospital tragedy is proof that nothing has changed in fire safety norms in India since then.