Uphaar tragedy

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

No urgent hearing on plea for release of sealed Uphaar cinema: Supreme Court

The CBI, which has probed and prosecuted the two owners in the case, has been opposing the de-sealing and release of the cinema hall.

Jul 17, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

Uphaar tragedy: Supreme Court directs Gopal Ansal to serve one-year jail term

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered Gopal Ansal, convicted for June 13, 1997, Uphaar fire tragedy in which 59 people lost their lives, to serve one year jail sentence, of which he had already served four months.

Feb 09, 2017, 11:51 AM IST

Uphaar tragedy: Delhi govt to seek legal opinion

Delhi Government on Friday said it will seek legal opinion on the demand of families of Uphaar fire tragedy victims to decline the Rs 60 crore ordered by the Supreme Court to be paid to it by the Ansals.

Aug 21, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

'Shattered' Uphaar tragedy victims meet Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

A day after the Supreme Court declined the CBI`s plea to put forward its arguments on the period of sentence for the Ansal brothers - Sushil and Gopal - following their conviction for negligence in 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy, families of those who died in the gruesome incident met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday.

Aug 21, 2015, 09:14 AM IST

Uphaar Cinema fire: The best judgement SC has delivered, says Jethmalani

Noted senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court judgement on 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case in which 59 cine-goers had died of asphyxia.

Aug 20, 2015, 21:26 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 resumes hearing on quantum of punishment for Ansal bothers

The Supreme Court on Wednesday resumed hearing on the quantum of punishment for Ansal brothers - Gopal and Sushil – who had been convicted in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy  case.

Aug 19, 2015, 15:25 PM IST

Uphaar tragedy: Delhi HC quashes summons against Gopal, Sushil Ansal

The Delhi High Court, Tuesday, quashed summons against real estate tycoons Sushil Ansal and Gopal Ansal issued by a lower court in Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case for allegedly threatening Neelam Krishnamoorthy, who had lost her two children in the Uphaar tragedy.

Jul 14, 2015, 14:52 PM IST

HC imposes Rs 5,000 fine on Uphaar Tragedy Victims president

The Delhi High Court on Thursday imposed a Rs 5,000 fine on a president of an association of victims of the 1997 Uphaar theatre fire tragedy for the non-appearance of her lawyer in a case during two past hearing dates.

Dec 04, 2014, 21:26 PM IST

Uphaar victim`s kin demand strong law to ensure justice

Family members of victims of Uphaar fire tragedy on Friday 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.

Jun 13, 2014, 23:59 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

Uphaar tragedy: Kanth`s plea rejected

A Delhi court dismissed former IPS officer Amod Kanth`s plea to drop proceedings on framing of charges against him in the Uphaar fire tragedy case.

Dec 22, 2012, 18:07 PM IST

Court to visit Uphaar before framing charges against Kanth

A judge hearing the criminal case against former senior IPS officer Amod Kanth said he would visit the place of incident before framing charges against him.

Jul 04, 2012, 22:46 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

Uphaar case: Delhi court grants bail to Ansal brothers

A Delhi court on Friday granted bail to Uphaar theatre owners Sushil and Gopal Ansal after they surrendered before it in a case of destruction of evidence relating to the 1997 fire tragedy that claimed 59 lives.

Apr 23, 2010, 12:04 PM IST

Uphaar: Court refers CBI report to senior most district judge

A Delhi court on Saturday again refused
to decide a legal question whether it is empowered to take
congizance of CBI`s probe report on 1997 Uphaar fire case and referred
the matter to the senior most district judge.

Feb 20, 2010, 21:01 PM IST

Uphaar tragedy: SC asks Ansals to pay Rs 6.64cr

In a relief to the kin of the victims of Uphaar tragedy, the SC has directed Ansal brothers for the disbursal of Rs 6.64 crore in cash as an interim compensation.

Dec 16, 2009, 17:40 PM IST

Uphaar tragedy effect: SC to examine highrise buildings

In the backdrop of the 1997 Uphaar
cinema tragedy which claimed 59 lives here, the SC on Thursday said it would like to examine the safety of multistoried
buildings, which may include multiplex theatres, in the

Dec 10, 2009, 22:53 PM IST