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
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
Fifty-nine cinegoers had died of asphyxia during the blaze when Bollywood movie Border was being screened at Uphaar theatre.
In a relief to real estate giants Ansal brothers -- Sushil and Gopal, the Supreme Court on Friday declined a plea challenging the Delhi High Court order quashing the criminal proceedings against them for allegedly threatening the Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy chairperson Neelam Krishnamoorthy and her husband.