Economy CJI S A Bobde calls for speedy resolution of tax disputes Updated : January 25, 2020 12:12 PM IST Pendency of appeal cases related to indirect taxes in the Supreme Court, High Court and CESTAT has reduced 61% to 1.05 lakh in almost two years. With regard to direct taxes, as many as 3.41 lakh cases were pending before commissioner (appeals). The Chief Justice said that while tax evasion is a social injustice to the fellow citizens, arbitrary or excessive tax also results in social injustice by a government. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.