Ansal brothers

1997 Uphaar tragedy case: No more jail for Ansal brothers as SC rejects curative pleas of victims

The order was passed by a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice SA. Bobde, and comprising Justices NV Ramana and Arun Mishra.

Feb 20, 2020, 12:24 PM IST

Uphaar tragedy: Delhi court to pronounce order on police plea against Ansal brothers today

The court also directed senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani, who appeared for Ansal, to ask the real estate baron to complete the rest of his jail term.

Jul 29, 2017, 06:43 AM IST

Uphaar tragedy: Ansal brothers move SC seeking desealing of cinema hall

Real estate barons Ansal brothers – Sushil and Gopal Ansal -  on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking de-sealing of the Uphaar Cinema where a fire tragedy occurred in 1997. 

Nov 07, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

CBI, AVUT seek review of SC order in 1997 Uphaar fire case

The association and the CBI have also filed application seeking open court hearing on the review pleas.

Nov 06, 2015, 17:34 PM IST

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.

Sep 23, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

Court has to limit itself under the law: SC on Uphaar sentence

The "magnitude" of the Uphaar fire tragedy case, which had claimed 59 lives, "calls for a higher sentence" but the court has to limit itself to the choice available under the law, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday.

Sep 23, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Our stand vindicated by SC judgement: Uphaar victims' body

 The Uphaar victims association on Tuesday said their stand has been vindicated by the Supreme Court judgement upholding the two-year jail term for the Ansal brothers but felt if they are not made to serve the sentence then the fine of Rs 60 crores amounts to "blood money".

Aug 25, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

Uphaar fire case: SC restores two-year jail term if Ansals fail to pay Rs 60 cr

Modifying its order, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said real estate barons Ansal brothers will undergo a two-year rigorous jail term in the Uphaar fire case if they fail to pay Rs 30 crore each within three months.

Aug 25, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

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.

Aug 21, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

SC declines CBI plea for further arguments in Uphaar case

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined the CBI`s plea to put forward its arguments on the period of sentence for Ansal brothers - Sushil and Gopal - following their conviction for negligence in 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy which claimed 59 lives.

Aug 20, 2015, 22:34 PM IST

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.

Aug 19, 2015, 19:55 PM IST

Uphaar Cinema fire: Five things you must know

The Supreme Court on Wednesday fined Rs 60 crores in the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire case.

Aug 19, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Uphaar fire case: Supreme Court asks Ansal brothers to pay Rs 60 crore; no jail term

The Supreme Court on Wednesday imposed a hefty fine of Rs 60 crore on Ansal brothers - Gopal and Sushil – who had been earlier convicted in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case.

Aug 19, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Uphaar case: SC judge recuses himself from hearing Gopal Ansal`s plea

A Supreme Court judge Monday recused himself from hearing a plea of real estate baron Gopal Ansal, convicted in the Uphaar fire tragedy case, seeking its nod to visit London and New York on a business trip.

Jun 16, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

Uphaar victims` kin demand law to hasten justice

The kin of Uphaar cinema tragedy victims Friday appealed to the government to bring in a new legislation which would expeditiously deal with "man made" disasters pending for more than five years.

Jun 13, 2014, 13:49 PM IST

SC directs Ansal brothers not to leave country without its nod

The Supreme Court Tuesday directed real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal, who were convicted in Uphaar fire tragedy case, not to leave the country without its permission.

Apr 22, 2014, 21:00 PM IST

Promoters of Ansal Properties release 1.23 cr pledged shares

As a result, the shares pledged by promoters have come down to 59.18 percent out of their total stake in the company as against 76.45 percent earlier.

Oct 15, 2012, 20:53 PM IST

Ansal Properties posts Rs 22.3 cr loss in Jan-Mar qtr

Real estate developer Ansal Properties and Infrastructure Sunday reported a consolidated loss of Rs 22.36 crore in the three months ended March, 2012.

May 27, 2012, 17:48 PM IST

Court issues summons to Ansal brothers

A Delhi court has issued summons to realtors Sushil and Gopal Ansal in a cheating case filed by a US-based woman.

Apr 24, 2012, 22:03 PM IST

Uphaar tragedy: SC slashes victims` compensation

The Supreme Court on Thursday reduces the punitive damages imposed on Ansal brothers in the Uphaar tragedy that left 59 people dead in 1999.

Oct 13, 2011, 14:54 PM IST