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To clear backlog, SC calculates: 1,500 judges in HCs, 23,000 in lower courtsvuncluar Concerns; Indian Express, Aug 12, 2009

Making the point that courts do not have a “magic wand” to do away with pendency of cases, the Supreme Court , after examining figures for both civil and criminal cases over seven years, has for the first time assessed that the judiciary needs “1,547 High Court judges and 23,207 subordinate court judges, only to clear the backlog in one year.