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Uphaar fire tragedy: Supreme Court to set up bench for hearing review pleas

The Supreme Court today assured the victims' association of 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy that it would soon set up a bench to hear the pleas seeking review of its 2015 verdict, under which real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal were required to serve two years jail term, if they failed to pay Rs 30 crore each as fine in the matter.

1997 Uphaar fire tragedy was culpable homicide: Legal experts

The Uphaar fire tragedy was culpable homicide which was reduced to that of mere negligence.

In Uphaar case, punishment limited by law: SC

 The Supreme Court has said that the magnitude of the Uphaar fire tragedy may call for "higher sentence" but it could not go beyond the choices under the law while sentencing brothers and real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal who own the Uphaar cinema hall.

Uphaar Tragedy: Explained in 90 seconds – Watch

Uphaar Tragedy: Explained in 90 seconds – Watch

A look at the Uphaar tragedy case 18 years after 59 people lost their lives in one of the worst fire incidents in the country, and days after the Supreme Court pronounced its final verdict earlier this week.

No jail for Ansals: CBI, Uphaar case victims to file review petition in SC

No jail for Ansals: CBI, Uphaar case victims to file review petition in SC

A day after real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal escaped from being jailed in the 18-year-old Uphaar Cinema fire tragedy case, the victims of the gruesome incident have sought a review of the Supreme Court's ruling on them.

Uphaar fire tragedy: Rich can get away by paying money, says victim

Rich people can get away by paying money but it is different for the ordinary citizens, said a shocked and disappointed mother of two teenagers who were killed in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy.

Uphaar fire tragedy: Trial begins for destruction of evidence

A court here on Friday commenced trial of real estate barons, Ansal brothers Sushil and Gopal, and five others in a case of alleged tampering with evidence in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy.

Uphaar victim`s kin demand strong law to ensure justice

Family members of victims of Uphaar fire tragedy today held a prayer meet in the memory of 59 persons who died in the theatre 17 years ago and demanded enacting of a strong law to ensure punishment commensurate with the gravity of such man-made disasters.

Uphaar tragedy: Order on framing of charges in tampering case on May 3

Delhi court reserved its order for May 3 on the issue of framing of charges against real estate barons Sushil Ansal, Gopal Ansal and five others, facing prosecution for allegedly tampering with judicial records relating to the case of 1997 Uphaar cinema fire tragedy which killed 59 cine goers.

Uphaar Cinema fire: SC unhappy over Sushil Ansal leaving country

The Supreme Court expressed its displeasure over Sushil Ansal`s going to the US for treatment without taking a prior nod from the court before which the Uphaar fire tragedy case is pending.

Uphaar fire tragedy: SC stays proceedings against ex-IPS officer Amod Kanth

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the trial court proceedings against former IPS officer Amod Kanth in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case.

Uphaar tragedy: HC reserves former IPS officer`s plea against summoning order

Delhi High Court reserved verdict on plea of former IPS Amod Kanth against 2010 trial court order summoning him for allowing extra seats in Uphaar cinema hall where 59 movie watchers died in 1997.

Uphaar cinema victims` kin still fighting litigations

Sixteen years after the tragic Uphaar cinema fire in Delhi, the kin of the 59 killed on that faithful day said they "feel cheated" .

Gopal Ansal seeks clubbing of trial in two criminal cases

Real estate baron Gopal Ansal, one of the convicts in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case on Saturday moved a plea in a Delhi court seeking clubbing of two other pending criminal cases against him.

Uphaar tragedy: 15 years on, justice eludes

Even after 15 years of the Uphaar cinema fire, the families of the 59 people who died in the incident await justice.

Uphaar fire victims` kin seek tough law for man-made tragedies

Kin of Uphaar cinema hall fire
tragedy victims Sunday held a prayer meet here to commemorate
the death of 59 people in the incident 13 years ago.

Prosecute Ansals for tampering with evidence: HC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed criminal prosecution of Ansal brothers for allegedly tampering with evidence in Uphaar fire tragedy
case in which 59 cine goers were killed and several others injured 12 years ago.