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Uphaar fire tragedy


Uphaar fire: Court convicts Ansal brothers in evidence tampering case

October 08, 2021 9:18 pm

Along with the Ansal brothers, the court held two of their employees, PP Batra and Anoop Singh, and former court staff Dinesh Chand Sharma guilty

Uphaar fire case: Police say Ansal misled authorities to get passport

June 23, 2021 9:31 am

Chargesheet filed in court states that Sushil Ansal “deliberately concealed information regarding criminal proceedings pending against applicant in any court of law for any criminal offence in the past”

Uphaar fire tragedy: No further jail term for Ansal brothers as SC rejects curative pleas

February 20, 2020 11:51 am

A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde, and Justices N V Ramana and Arun Mishra considered the curative plea by the Association for Victims of Uphaar Tragedy (AVUT) in-chamber and dismissed it. The judges said: "In our opinion, no case is made out...."

Uphaar fire: Non-bailable warrants against Ansal brothers

March 27, 2019 1:53 am

The Ansal brothers were also convicted for the fire at the cinema hall that claimed 59 lives.

Uphaar tragedy: Court issues non-bailable warrants against accused Sushil, Gopal Ansal

March 26, 2019 4:29 pm

The court is hearing a case related to the tampering of evidence in the case after Krishnamoorthy, who lost two children in the fire, pressed for an early date contending it was a 10-year-old matter which has been already delayed.

Uphaar fire wounds resurface as Centre junks order on licence to cinema halls

February 15, 2019 3:16 am

The Association of the Victims of Uphaar Tragedy, which was founded after the Uphaar fire tragedy on June 13, 1997, said, “It is disappointing that the Ministry of Home Affairs has written to the Delhi Lieutenant Governor to withdraw the notification”.

Uphaar cinema tragedy: Delhi HC seeks FIR against cops who gave Sushil Ansal all-clear to travel

December 25, 2018 12:53 am

Sushil Ansal and his brother Gopal Ansal were convicted for the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire incident that claimed 59 lives.

Delhi: 21 years after Uphaar cinema hall fire, search for closure

June 14, 2018 2:20 am

Like every year, a prayer meeting was held at Smriti Upavan in Green Park by the grieving families of the victims Wednesday. Photos of all 59 victims were pinned, floral tributes were paid and a havan was organised by the Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy. 

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

June 21, 2017 2:39 am

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’.