NEW DELHI: Latching onto media reports that the Prime Minister’s principal secretary turned up at the chief justice of India’s residence, the Congress on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must answer as to why a “special messenger” was sent to the CJI.
TV visuals showed prime minister’s principal secretary Nripendra Misra driving to the residence of CJI Dipak Misra. However, the gates were not opened and after waiting for a while, he left.

The development came a day after four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court virtually revolted against the CJI, raising questions over “selective” case allocation.

After the TV visuals were aired, the Congress was quick to criticise the government.


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