New Delhi, Apr 19 (UNI) Chief Justice of India Y K Sabharwal today released the inaugural edition of the 'Court News' - a quarterly newsletter under the Supreme Court Rules 1966 (as amended up to date) at a function on Supreme Court lawns here.
The function was attended among others, by Union Law Minister H R Bhardwaj, Supreme Court judges, Attorney General Milon K Banerjee and members of the Supreme Court Bar Association.
Addressing the gathering, the Chief Justice said the purpose of bringing out this newsletter was to introduce transparency and accountability in the administration of justice from the district courts to the apex court.
The Chief Justice also said this endeavour will reach the largest number of people, especially the consumers of justice. To begin with, complimentary copies of the new bulletin will be sent to the high courts, district courts, members of the bar association and media.
The 'Court News' will provide information about happenings in the administration of justice to all, especially litigants. The information will include appointment of judges in the Supreme Court and high courts and total existing vacancies and sanctioned strength of judges for apex court and all high courts.
The Chief Justice also appreciated the valuable contribution and help rendered by Justice B N Agarwal and Justice Dalveer Bhandari and Registrar General of the apex court V K Jain in bringing out the Court News.
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