Madan B Lokur

  • Justice Lokur inaugurates ADR centre in Jamshedpur court May 3, 2014

    Supreme Court Justice Madan B Lokur on Saturday inaugurated the Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) centre, first in Jharkhand, in a local court premises here. Accompanied by Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court R Banumati, Justice Lokur, who is on a three-day tour to the state, attended the inaugural function of the...
  • SC shows reservation on Centre's stand on sanction to probe September 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its reservation over Centre's stand on mandatory sanction to investigate senior bureaucrats in all corruption cases, saying such statutory provision would hamper judicial power in court-monitored probe like the Coalgate. The apex court brushed aside the contention of the Centre that the approval of...
  • Clinical trial of untested drugs must be regulated: SC July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Clinical trials of untested drugs on humans require certain mandatory standards to be followed, the Supreme Court said on Friday while directing the government to put in place a mechanism to monitor them. The apex court directed the Centre to convene a meeting of Chief Secretaries or Health Secretaries...
  • Illegal coal blocks will be cancelled, says Supreme Court March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the allocation of coal blocks prima facie seemed to be arbitrary and the procedure adopted by the government does not appear to be legal. It warned of cancelling the blocks if procedures were not followed. The court directed the CBI not to share...
  • 'Lack of govt support reason for delay in justice' January 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Lack of government support in states is one of the reasons for delay in justice delivery, Justice Madan B Lokur of the Supreme Court on Saturday said. He said only 0.4 per cent of the budgetary outlay is allocated to the judiciary. "Is justice delivery so unimportant that there...