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Uphaar fire tragedy: SC orders Gopal Ansal to surrender on March 19, dismisses his plea

March 09, 2017 12:41 pm

Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal had petitioned the apex court that he not be sent back to jail.

Uphaar case: CBI, victims’ association move SC for review of verdict

November 07, 2015 2:34 am

The review plea filed by the victims’ association said the judgment is “in gross violation of natural justice and has been passed without affording victims any effective, meaningful hearing”.

Uphaar fire tragedy: Ansals are too old to go to jail, rules SC

September 24, 2015 11:38 am

Releasing its detailed judgment, the bench held that “ends of justice would meet” if the real estate barons pay Rs 30 crore each as fine.

Uphaar fire tragedy: Supreme Court turns down CBI plea against Gopal, Sushil Ansal

August 21, 2015 1:49 am

The Ansal brothers, who are real estate barons, have served a jail term between four and five months during the legal wrangle.

Uphaar fire tragedy: From the fire to the fine

August 20, 2015 6:29 am

The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal to walk free in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case, but they will have to deposit a fine of Rs 30 crore each within three months.

Uphaar case: court to decide plea against ex-IPS officer

August 09, 2010 6:19 pm

A Delhi court said it may pronounce its order on August 12 on a plea by a body of victims of 1997 Uphaar cinema hall fire tragedy seeking rejection of CBI’s report giving a clean chit to former IPS officer Amod Kanth in the case.

Ansals can’t escape liability for Uphaar cinema tragedy:SC

December 01, 2009 7:26 pm

The Supreme Court said the Ansals,owners of Uphaar Cinema,cannot escape liability for the gruesome June 1997 fire mishap in which 59 people perished.

SC directs Uphaar owners to release interim compensation

November 24, 2009 7:50 pm

The Supreme Court today directed real estate barons Ansal brothers,owners of the Uphaar cinema here,to release an interim compensation of Rs 3.4 crore to the families and injured victims of the fire tragedy in which 59 people perished in June 1997.


Two decades after Uphaar cinema fire: Haunting ambience, battered seats, soiled film rolls

June 14, 2017 4:18 pm

Two decades since the tragic fire incident, the Uphaar cinema complex is an example of a tragedy frozen in time. Here's how it looks like 20 years later.

20 years of Uphaar tragedy: Relatives of victims offer prayers near cinema hall

June 13, 2017 5:04 pm

Relatives of the Uphaar fire tragedy victims during a prayer meeting near the cinema hall on the occasion of 20th anniversary of the incident.