Moily turns down judges' request
Law Minister M Veerappa Moily had his first brush with the judiciary recently when he received a request from 14 High Court judges to sponsor their trip to an international conference on judicial reforms held in London last week.
The High Court judges counted on the Minister's stress on reforms to ask for the moon.
On learning that the conference was a private affair organised by the International Council of Jurists and Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn where the Chief Justice of India would chair a session, Moily sought the CJI's intervention.
In the end, the CJI and three Supreme Court judges represented the official delegation, while the High Court judges were left to fend for themselves.
Text: A Sify correspondent
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