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President's nod to increase number of Supreme Court judges

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind has signed into law a Bill which seeks to increase the sanctioned strength of judges in the Supreme Court from 30 to 33 besides the Chief Justice of India. The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill was passed by Parliament earlier this week. With no vacancy, the present […]

Government approves bill to increase SC judges to 33

New Delhi: The Central Government on Wednesday approved introduction of a bill to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court from the present 30 to 33, excluding the Chief Justice. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that there is a need for more judges as many matter are pending in the Supreme Court. “The […]