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SC once again upholds CJI as the 'Master of Roster'

New Delhi:   JULY 6TH The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the Chief Justice of India alone is the ‘Master of Roster', setting aside  a PIL filed by senior lawyer Shanti Bhushan to regulate the CJI’s administrative powers.

A bench comprising justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan in their separate concurring verdicts said the CJI occupies the role of "first among equals and is empowered to exercise leadership in administration of court" which includes assignment of cases.

Jul 06, 2018
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