Special Correspondent

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    HYDERABAD: Law Minister Konathala Ramakrishna has said that the Government was actively considering a plea to relax the upper age limit of candidates applying for posts of Additional Public Prosecutors.

    After a gap of nine years, the Government has notified the recruitment of 144 positions of Additional PP's, Mr. Ramakrishna said at a press conference on Thursday. "We have received a number of representations for relaxing the upper age limit to provide an opportunity for candidates to take the test," he said.

    Mr. Ramakrishna said pendency of cases in courts has come down. The number of cases in various subordinate courts at the end of December last year was 9.46 lakh compared to 9.59 lakh in 2005.