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India disappointed over non-implementation of IMF reforms: Arun Jaitley (india Express )

India has expressed deep disappointment over the non-implementation of IMF quota and governance reforms that would give it a greater say in the global crisis lender, matching the country’s growing economic might. “We are greatly disappointed that the 2010 Quota and Governance Reforms have not become effective in spite of

Protection only for honest public servants: apex court (GS paper 2 , The Hindu )

In a judgment with far-reaching effect on numerous cases pending under the Prevention of Corruption Act, the Supreme Court has held that a public servant cannot by default claim legal protection of prior sanction against prosecution. Under Section 197 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cr.PC), no court should take cognisance

Explained: A Cool Shift (Montreal Protocol ,Climate change ,Indian express )

India on Thursday submitted its proposal for amending the Montreal Protocol to bring HFCs within its ambit. It was seen as a major climbdown for India, which till recently had been opposing the push for including HFCs in the Montreal Protocol. What are HFCs? HFCs, or hydrofluorocarbons, compounds of hydrogen,