"Justice Lokur" News 

CJI Ranjan Gogoi case: BCI expresses disappointment over views of 2 former SC judges

*New Delhi:* The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Saturday expressed its trust in the in-house inquiry that cleared Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment allegations. The..
Mid-Day - Published

Disappointed with CJI, says Justice Madan Bhimrao Lokur

Justice Lokur, who was speaking at a function organised by a news portal said that the Collegium in its existing form is still the best system.
DNA - Published

CJI's 'right hand man' Justice Lokur upset with him

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur, whom Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi once described as his “right hand man”, on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the CJI not notifying..
IndiaTimes - Published

Disappointed that Dec 12 collegium decision not uploaded on SC website: Justice Lokur

Retired Justice Madan B Lokur Wednesday said he was disappointed that the December 12 decision of Supreme Court Collegium was not uploaded on the apex court's website.
IndiaTimes - Published

Justice Lokur, champion of human rights, hangs up his boots as SC judge

IndiaTimes - Published

I feel like my right arm is being taken away: CJI says on Justice Lokur’s retirement

Referring to his five decades of association and friendship with Justice Madan B Lokur, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said that it was an “emotional moment” for him when his friend was..
IndiaTimes - Published

Supreme Court is corruption free, says Justice Kurian Joseph

"There is no corruption in the SC. It has never ever occurred to me. I have never heard about it," former SC Judge Justice Kurian Joseph said. Justice Joseph, was part of the January 12 press..
IndiaTimes - Published

SC shocked over disappearance of 31 hills in Aravalli area of Rajasthan

The Supreme Court Tuesday expressed shock over "vanished" 31 hills in the *Aravalli *area of Rajasthan and asked the state government to stop illegal mining in the 115.34-hectare area there within 48..
DNA - Published

Victim can also file appeal in criminal case, says SC

In a historic verdict, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled that besides the State, a victim of a criminal offence can also file an appeal under the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in superior courts..
DNA - Published

New SC roster: CJI, Justice Lokur to hear PILs - Published

Justice Lokur nominated as NALSA Executive Chairman - Published

Supreme Court stays Patna HC order to rejig probe in Bihar shelter home case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed an order by the Patna High Court, replacing the Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) with the Special Director as the supervising officer in the..
DNA - Published

Need comprehensive definition of violence, says Justice Lokur

IndiaTimes - Published

Juvenile convicts can't be given death penalty for every case of rape, murder: Justice Lokur

Justice Madan B Lokur, the chairman of the Supreme Court Juvenile Justice Committee, has said that juvenile convicts cannot be handed down capital punishment in every case pertaining to heinous crimes..
DNA - Published

Govt of India can shut its eyes but we can't: Supreme Court slams agencies on Delhi sealing drive

The Supreme Court today gave a tongue-lashing to the Centre, Delhi government and civic agencies for their failure to stop unauthorised constructions in the national capital, saying that "lungs" of the..
DNA - Published

Promotions: SC tells state again to comply with its order

The Supreme Court on Monday said the Karnataka government has to take consequential action within one month after having revised seniority list of Karnataka government employees in the light of its..
Deccan Herald - Published

SC dismisses Karnataka's plea for 6-month time for promotion

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea made by the Karnataka government to grant six months for revising promotion list of all employees, after invalidation of the reservation law in promotion..
Deccan Herald - Published

Chief Justice of India to look into SC's 2014 land acquisition judgement

In order to stamp out any trouble brewing in the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra indicated that on Wednesday, a five-judge bench led by him would look into an issue where a..
DNA - Published

Bus karo! File affidavit in 3 weeks or stop operating from Bikaner House: SC

Here’s some bad news for passengers who use Rajasthan Roadways’ Volvo or a  Delux bus for travelling to Delhi. The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Rajasthan government to file an affidavit..
DNA - Published

Need to introspect on effectiveness of POCSO Act: Justice Lokur

Justice Madan B Lokur on Saturday said time has come to "introspect" on the "effectiveness" of the law to protect children from sexual abuse and what has been achieved in the nearly six years since the..
IndiaTimes - Published

CBI named dead as accused in Manipur encounter case: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for naming the deceased victims as the accused in the FIR registered to look into the extrajudicial killings in..
DNA - Published

CJI releases roster for allocation of cases in SC

To offset the accusation that cases of national importance were being allocated to “preferred benches”, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra unveiled a new roster system – along the lines of..
DNA - Published

CJI Dipak Misra makes Supreme Court Judges' roster public

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Thursday released the roster system of allocation of cases in the Supreme Court by assigning to himself all PIL, election and appointment of constitutional..
Deccan Herald - Published

Inside India's Great Court Crisis

When the four senior Supreme Court (SC) judges went public on January 12 to bare their anguish over Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra's alleged breach of institutional integrity, it naturally..
DNA - Published

Supreme Court nixes plan for parking lot near Taj Mahal

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to lift a stay on the construction of a multi-level parking lot in the vicinity of the Taj Mahal suggesting that there was no harm in tourists walking right up to..
DNA - Published

Judicial activism due to poor legislation

Judicial activism in environmental matters has come about because of a dearth of legislation and shoddy implementation of existing laws, Justice Madan Lokur of the Supreme Court (SC) said on Saturday...
DNA - Published

All high courts will go digital by year end, says Justice Lokur

Chairperson of the Supreme Court e-Committee Justice Madan B Lokur has said that all the high courts in the country will go digital by the year end under the National Judicial Data Grid.He said the..
All India Radio - Published

Catchy slogans must be backed by focused implementation: SC

Welfare schemes and "catchy slogans" are excellent for awareness campaigns but they must be backed by focused implementation programmes and remedial action for betterment of the girl child, the Supreme..
Deccan Herald - Published

Russian man forced to beg in Tamil Nadu temple rescued by Sushma Swaraj

russian man forced to beg in tamil nadu temple rescued by sushma swaraj
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has come to the aid of a Russian national, who had to resort to seeking alms at a temple in Tamil Nadu after finding that his debit card ATM PIN had got..
Mid-Day - Published

Indian judiciary has played a vital role in delivering justice: SC Judge Madan Lokur

Justice Madan B Lokur of the Supreme Court today said that the judiciary has played a vital role in providing justice to the downtrodden through Public Interest Litigations (PIL). Lokur was here to..
DNA - Published

Centre for urgent hearing by 3-judge bench over HC stays on PCA cases

The union government has sought urgent hearing in the Supreme Court on a batch of over 40 petitions including one by Energy Minister D K Shivakumar as the trial in these corruption cases has not..
Deccan Herald - Published

Centre seeks urgent hearing on plea by Shivakumar

The Union government has sought an urgent hearing in the Supreme Court on a batch of over 40 petitions including one by Karnataka Energy Minister D K Shivakumar as the trial in those corruption cases..
Deccan Herald - Published

Apex court orders CBI probe into Manipur killings

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered a CBI probe into the killings of over 80 civilians by police and armed forces in Manipur during the insurgency, in a serious question mark over the role of security..
Deccan Herald - Published

MoEF fined for failing to explain expense on wetlands

The Supreme Court has slapped a Rs 50,000 fine on the Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), after an unsatisfactory response in a matter pertaining to the protection of..
DNA - Published

"That is another way of moving forward on the global

Some of the statutes that you find in the world relating to cyber crime and information technology are way ahead of the laws we have in India," Justice Lokur pointed out.
DNA - Published

CJI brings back Justice Lokur as head of E-Committee

Chief Justice of India J S Khehar has reversed yet another decision of his predecessor and brought back Justice Madan B Lokur as head of the national E-Committee, which had pioneered infusion of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Supreme Court calls for new laws to tackle rising cyber crime in India

The alarming rise in cybercrimes has warranted a preventive legislation to tackle the menace which in recent times also affected many of the government departments with the hacking of their websites,..
BGR India - Published

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