Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case: Supreme Court dismisses curative petitions; no further jail term for Ansal brothers
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the curative petition filed by an association of the victims of the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case, sparing the Ansal brothers further jail term.
Uphaar cinema fire: Probing passport officials' role in issuing travel document to Sushil Ansal, police tells Delhi HC
The Delhi police told the Delhi High Court on Tuesday that it had launched a probe into the role of passport officials in connection with the issuance of the travel document to real estate baron Sushil Ansal, convicted for the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire incident that claimed 59 lives
Uphaar fire: Two asked to tender unconditional apology for threats to victim association's chairperson
A Delhi court directed two people, accused of threatening the chairperson of the Association of the Victims of Uphaar Tragedy to tender an unconditional apology.
After the Supreme Court's much awaited verdict on the Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case on Thursday, here is a look at how things unfolded since 13 June, 1997 when 59 people had died of asphyxia and 100 were injured in a stampede during the screening of Bollywood movie "Border" in the South Delhi theatre
The Supreme Court on Thursday assured the Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy (AVUT) that it will accord an early open court hearing of its plea seeking review of its 2015 verdict by which real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal were required to serve two-year jail term if they failed to pay Rs 30 crore each.
The Delhi Government said it will seek legal opinion on the demand of families of Uphaar fire tragedy victims to decline the Rs 60 crore ordered by SC to be paid to it by the Ansals.
The Centre was today asked by the Delhi High Court to submit a file on the Uphaar theatre fire victims' plea for grant of sanction to prosecute former IPS officer Amod Kanth.