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No presumption of innocence for Ansals in Uphaar cinema evidence tampering case, Delhi Police tells HC
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No presumption of innocence for Ansals in Uphaar cinema evidence tampering case, Delhi Police tells HC

Special public prosecutor told the HC that the mutilation of “vital documents” forced the prosecution to record secondary evidence. This delayed the trial court proceedings enormously

Uphaar fire tragedy: A timeline of what happened in nearly two-decade long case
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Uphaar fire tragedy: A timeline of what happened in nearly two-decade long case

A Delhi court Monday awarded 7-year jail terms to real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal for tampering with evidence in the 1997 case of Uphaar cinema fire which had claimed 59 lives

Explained: As new chargesheet is filed against Uphaar fire tragedy accused Sushil Ansal, a timeline of the case
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Explained: As new chargesheet is filed against Uphaar fire tragedy accused Sushil Ansal, a timeline of the case

59 cine-goers died of asphyxia and over 100 were severely injured in the stampede, after being trapped in Uphaar theatre, situated in south Delhi’s Green Park area, following the blaze in 1997.

Delhi Police files fresh chargesheet against Sushil Ansal, convict in Uphaar cinema fire
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Delhi Police files fresh chargesheet against Sushil Ansal, convict in Uphaar cinema fire

Sushil Ansal played a fraud on authorities by concealing information about criminal cases pending against him while getting his passport renewed, Delhi Police said

Vijay Mallya tries to obfuscate again: Attachment of assets worth Rs 14,000 crore doesn’t mean justice has been served
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Vijay Mallya tries to obfuscate again: Attachment of assets worth Rs 14,000 crore doesn’t mean justice has been served

Vijay Mallya’s is an alleged heinous financial crime involving money laundering and gaming the banking system particularly loan sanctions to suit his ends.

Uphaar fire tragedy: Delhi High Court asks lower court to conclude document tampering case by 30 November
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Uphaar fire tragedy: Delhi High Court asks lower court to conclude document tampering case by 30 November

Delhi HC has directed lower court to conclude the case related to alleged tampering of documents in trial of 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case by 30 November

Uphaar fire tragedy: Delhi High Court upholds tampering charge against the Ansal brothers
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Uphaar fire tragedy: Delhi High Court upholds tampering charge against the Ansal brothers

The Delhi High Court has upheld a trial court's order framing charges of tampering of evidence against real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal in the Uphaar fire case

Uphaar fire tragedy: SC asks Gopal Ansal to surrender by Monday evening to serve remaining prison term
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Uphaar fire tragedy: SC asks Gopal Ansal to surrender by Monday evening to serve remaining prison term

The Supreme Court on Monday declined any relief to Gopal Ansal and asked him to surrender by evening to undergo one-year jail term in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case.

Uphaar fire tragedy: SC declines to extend Gopal Ansal's surrender date
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Uphaar fire tragedy: SC declines to extend Gopal Ansal's surrender date

Uphaar theatre owner Gopal Ansal, who was asked to surrender to undergo the remaining part of his sentence for the 1997 fire tragedy, failed to get any relief from the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Uphaar fire tragedy: SC denies Gopal Ansal immediate relief, asks him to file appeal
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Uphaar fire tragedy: SC denies Gopal Ansal immediate relief, asks him to file appeal

Real estate baron Gopal Ansal has failed to get immediate relief from the Supreme Court, which had said it would order listing of his appeal on 6 March in the Uphaar fire tragedy case

Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal moves SC, seeks parity with brother Sushil Ansal
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Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal moves SC, seeks parity with brother Sushil Ansal

Real estate baron Gopal Ansal on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking modification of its 9 February verdict asking him to surrender for serving a year in jail in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy in which 59 people had died.

Uphaar cinema tragedy: Trial by fire comes to  end after two decades, here's all you need to know
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Uphaar cinema tragedy: Trial by fire comes to end after two decades, here's all you need to know

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

Uphaar Cinema fire case: Ansal brothers assure SC they will not leave India
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Uphaar Cinema fire case: Ansal brothers assure SC they will not leave India

59 people had died of asphyxia when a fire broke out during the screening of Bollywood movie 'Border' in Uphaar theatre in Green Park area of South Delhi on 13 June, 1997.

Uphaar case: SC agrees to consider hearing review plea during summer vacation
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Uphaar case: SC agrees to consider hearing review plea during summer vacation

Fifty-nine cinegoers had died of asphyxia during the blaze when Bollywood movie Border was being screened at Uphaar theatre.

Uphaar tragedy: Supreme Court assures victims' association of early open court hearing
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Uphaar tragedy: Supreme Court assures victims' association of early open court hearing

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.

Trouble not yet over for Ansal brothers? Delhi HC issues notice on 'destruction of evidence'
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Trouble not yet over for Ansal brothers? Delhi HC issues notice on 'destruction of evidence'

Delhi HC issued notice to the Ansal brothers and others on a plea seeking transfer of a case of alleged destruction of evidence in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy.

Ansals released due to age in Uphaar tragedy: Travesty of justice, say legal eagles
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Ansals released due to age in Uphaar tragedy: Travesty of justice, say legal eagles

The Supreme Court’s decision to spare the Ansal brothers, convicts in the Uphaar Cinema tragedy, any more jail time due to their age has attracted sharp criticism from members of the legal fraternity.

Uphaar tragedy: Age brings respite for Ansals, but does the same rule apply for others too?
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Uphaar tragedy: Age brings respite for Ansals, but does the same rule apply for others too?

The recent verdict of the Supreme Court on the Uphaar Cinema tragedy of 1997 throws up several questions.

Letting the Ansals off: SC has been consistently inconsistent on age
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Letting the Ansals off: SC has been consistently inconsistent on age

It is time the court realizes that common people do not form opinions on the basis of the ratio of a judgement but by the outcome of cases.

Uphaar tragedy: Why the SC allowed Ansals to pay Rs 30 cr each and walk free
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Uphaar tragedy: Why the SC allowed Ansals to pay Rs 30 cr each and walk free

In the Uphaar cinema case, SC has observed that it has to limit itself to the choice available under the law, while directing the Ansal brothers to pay a fine of Rs 30 crore each.