Mediation law could be a boon for MSMEs

On Tuesday, the long-awaited Mediation Bill 2021 was finally enacted by Rajya Sabha. It is anticipated that mediation legislation will provide relief to industry, business, and families from the delays of courts in resolving disputes, or in the parlance of legal luminaries, litigation. The mediators assert that only disputes are brought to them.

When even minimum is not enough

The recent direction of the Supreme Court asking employers to negotiate minimum wages during the lockdown period with employees must be viewed in the context of India’s economic development, say ANOOP SATPATHY and BIKASH K. MALICK.