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Feb 17, 2019
Three back-to-back fires in Delhi a grim reminder of lack of focus on prevention, modernisationThe three back-to-back fires in Delhi may have had vastly different causes, but the country's unpreparedness has the same foundation — lack of funds to modernise the fire services and lack of political will to execute that modernisation.
Jul 01, 2017
Uphaar fire: Two asked to tender unconditional apology for threats to victim association's chairpersonA Delhi court directed two people, accused of threatening the chairperson of the Association of the Victims of Uphaar Tragedy to tender an unconditional apology.
Jun 13, 2017
Uphaar tragedy: Home ministry examining Gopal Ansal's mercy petitionThe home ministry is examining a mercy petition of realty baron Gopal Ansal, convicted in the Uphaar fire tragedy case, and has sought opinion of the ministries concerned before conveying its decision to the president.
Feb 09, 2017
Uphaar cinema tragedy: Trial by fire comes to end after two decades, here's all you need to knowAfter 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
Dec 01, 2016
National Anthem SC verdict: Closed doors, not unpatriotic people caused Uphaar tragedyAs the SC mulls over ways to infuse patriotism, it is worth being reminded of the losses these families suffered and the fact that tragedies do not first enquire about your level of patriotism.
Mar 17, 2016
Uphaar tragedy: Supreme Court assures victims' association of early open court hearingThe 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.
Aug 20, 2015
Uphaar fire tragedy case: SC declines CBI plea for further argumentsThe 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.