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Supreme Court Final Hearing on Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists

Supreme Court Final Hearing on Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists

Supreme Court Final Hearing on Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists

Supreme Court Final Hearing on Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists
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Supreme Court Final  Gave the Judgment Favor to working journalists and newspaper employees.

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In a victory for working journalists and newspaper employees, Supreme Court on Friday upheld the validity of the Majithia wage board, saying that its recommendation are based on genuine consideration.

It also dismissed newspaper organisations’ challenge to the constitutional validity of the working journalists and newspaper employees act.

An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam also upheld the procedure adopted by the Majithia wage board, holding that the variations pointed out in procedure was not grave in nature.

The court also upheld the independence of the two members, holding that their mere association to the government did not attribute any bias or independence to them.

The court held that the wage board will be implemented from Nov 11, 2011 when it was notified by the government and the arrears from Nov 11, 2011 to March 2014 will be paid to the employees in four equal instalments spread over a period of one year and the revised pay scales under the recommendation of Majithia wage board comes into force from April 2014.

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On 9th January, 2014,Mr. Gopal Jain, Mr. Manoj  Goel,  Mr.  Akil  Sibal,  learned counsel and Mr. Aman Lekhi, learned senior counsel appearing on behalf of the  petitioners  made  their  reply  submissions  upto  1.00  p.m.
Thereafter, Mr. Mohan Parasaran, learned solicitor General, Mr.  Colin Gonsalves, learned senior counsel,  Mr. Thampan Thomas  and  Parmanand  Pandey, learned counsel appearing on behalf of  the  respondents  made their reply submissions till the Court rose for the day.

On 8th January, 2014,  Mr. K.K. Venugopal, learned senior counsel appearing for the petitioners in W.P.(C)Nos.384 and 538 of 2011 resumed his reply submissions at 10.40 a.m. and concluded the same at 12.45 p.m. Thereafter, Mr. Anil B. Divan, learned senior counsel appearing for the petitioners in W.P.(C) No.315 of 2012, made his reply submissions and concluded the same when the Court rose for the day.The Case is postponed to  9th January, 2014.The case is listed on the top as first case.

On 7th January, 2014,  Mr. Colin Gonsalves, learned senior counsel appearing on behalf of the respondents resumed his arguments at 10.50 a.m. and concluded at 12.50 p.m. Then, Mr. Parmanand Pandey and Mr. Thampan Thomas, learned counsel appearing on behalf of the respondents made their submissions. Thereafter, Mr. K.K. Venugopal, learned senior counsel appearing on behalf of the petitioners in W.P.(C)Nos. 384 and 538 of 2011 made his reply submissions till the Court rose for the day.The Case is postponed to  8th January, 2014.The case is listed on the top as first case.

On 12th November, 2013 case is continued with arguments. The Case is postponed to  7th January, 2014.The case is listed on the top as first case.

On 10th DecemberMr. Mohan Parasaran, learned Solicitor General,started his arguments at 12.10 p.m. and concluded the same at 2.35 p.m. Thereafter, Mr. Colin Gonsalves, learned senior counsel appearing for the respondents in Writ Petition (C) No.246 of 2011, started his arguments and was on his legs when the Court rose for the day.The matter remained part-heard.List the matters on 12th December, 2013, as the first item.

On 28th November, 2013 case is continued with arguments. The Case is postponed to  10th December, 2013.The case is listed on the top as first case.

On 27th November, 2013  Heard Mr. Aman Lekhi, learned senior counsel appearing for the petitioners in WP(C)NO. 386 of 2011, Mr. Manoj Goel, learned counsel appearing on behalf of the petitioners in W.P.(C) No. 546 of 2011, Mr. S.S. Ramdas, learned senior counsel appearing on behalf of the petitioners in W.P.(C)N0.408 of 2011 and Mr. Akhil Sibal, learned counsel appearing on behalf of the petitioners in W.P.(C)NO.384 of 2011.

On 12th, 13th november 2013, Mr. K.K.Venugopal appeared on behalf of   Writ petitioners case no: 384 of 2011 and continued his arguments at 10.45 a.m and  also made his submissions in Writ petitioners case no:538 of 2011 upto 3.20 p.m. Thereafter, Mr. AmanLekhi,learned senior counsel appearing on behalf of the petitioner in Writ petitioners case no:386 of 2011 started his arguments and was on his legs till 3.45 p.m.The Case is postponed to  26th November, 2013.

On 24th October 2013,  Writ petitioners case no: 315 of 2012  appeared on before the council. Mr. Anil B. Divan appeared on behalf of the  Writ petitioners. Mr. Anil B. Divan started  his  arguments at 10:30 a.m and concluded  at 3.25 p.m. There after, Mr. K.K.Venugopal appeared on behalf of   Writ petitioners case no: 384 of 2011 and made his arguments till the court is adjourned.The matters remained part-heard on 12th November, 2013.

On 3rd October 2013,  Writ petitioners case no: 382 of 2011 appeared on before the council. Mr. P.P. Rao appeared on behalf of the  Writ petitioners. Mr. P.P. Rao resumed  his  arguments at 10:35 a.m and concluded  at 2.45 p.m. There after, Mr. Anil  B.  Divan  appeared on behalf of   Writ petitioners case no: 315 of 2012 and made his arguments till the court is adjourned.The matters remained part-heard on 24th November, 2013.

On 1st October 2013,  Writ petitioners case no: 246 of 2011 appeared on before the council. Mr. Gopal Jain appeared on behalf of the  Writ petitioners. Mr. Gopal Jain started at 10:35 a.m, he submitted documents, arguments and concluded  at 3.00  p.m. There after, Mr P.P. Rao  appeared on behalf of   Writ petitioners case no: 382 of 2011 ( Government labor Board) and made his submissions documents till the court is adjourned.The matters remained part-heard on 3rdth November, 2013.

Counsel for the employees B.K. Pal and Parmanand Pandey drew the attention of the court to the fact that journalists were waiting for more than 12 years for this wage board, and pleaded that the hearing should be expedited.

To know the case status of Supreme Court Final Judgement on Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists:

1) go to http://courtnic.nic.in/courtnicsc.asp
2) click on case number link which is on top left of the website
3) in case type select writ petition (civil)
4) in case no: 246
5) year 2011

click on submit and find the status of Supreme Court Final Judgement on Majithia Wage Board for journalists and non-journalists.

Source: The Hindu..

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