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Cabinet decides to bring in Bill to increase number of SC judges
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Cabinet decides to bring in Bill to increase number of SC judges

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New Delhi, Jul 31 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to introduce a Bill to make 10 per cent increase in the number of judges in the Supreme Court.

With the passage of the Bill, the number of Supreme Court judges would increase to 33 from existing 30, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters here.

He said the number would exclude the Chief Justice of India.

The Cabinet decisions were taken under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (UNI)