A PIL on the implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 is pending before the Supreme Court.
In the case at hand, as the right to be heard was denied to the community certificate holder, the burden of proof to disprove the nature of the certificate, had not been discharged. Hence, the Supreme Court presumed the community certificate to be genuine.
Justice Aniruddha Bose who celebrates his 64th birthday today, had served the High Courts of Calcutta and Jharkhand as a Judge prior to being elevated to the Supreme Court in 2019.
In the case at hand, the woman had sought Rs. 3 Crores compensation, claiming that as a result of the bad haircut, she could not continue to lead her normal busy life as she no longer looked pretty; she had to face great humiliation and embarrassment; her career in the world of modelling was completely shattered; she went into a state of depression. NCDRC had awarded her Rs. 2 Crore compensation but without any material being produced by the woman to quantify the compensation.
The Court was deciding the case where the ex-employees of Maharashtra State Financial Corporation had challenged decision denying the benefit of revision of pay scales, as recommended by the Fifth Pay Commission, to the employees who had retired or died during the period of 01.01.2006 to 29.03.2010.
President is pleased to appoint the following Judges as the Judges of the Supreme Court of India: Justice Surya Kant, Chief Justice
Reconsideration of the recommendation for the elevation of Justices (1) Aniruddha Bose, and (2) A.S. Bopanna, as Judges of the Supreme Court.