The government of Rajasthan has canceled grades 10 and 12 exams of the Board of Secondary Education Rajasthan “considering a third wave of the pandemic”. “In light of concerns about the third wave of Covid-19, it was decided to suspend the 10th and 12th grade exams of the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) at today’s meeting of the Rajasthan Council of Ministers in the interests of a decision on the grading system will be in Met shortly ”, tweeted Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasra Dotasara.
Rajasthan’s decision to cancel the board exams came a day after the Central Board of Secondary Education announced that the 12th grade exams were being held.
Meanwhile, the Delhi Supreme Court said there was a “tearing emergency” for expedited approvals and “hand-hold” vaccine manufacturers in the country, and said on Wednesday that some people face “manslaughter” charges for being on the “Untapped potential” of Covid-19 vaccine production. “What is your answer to the loss of life due to the lack of vaccines?” The court launched another heavy charge against the center’s vaccine policy.
Underlining that “our constitution does not provide that courts are silent spectators when constitutional rights of citizens are violated by executive branch guidelines,” the Supreme Court said on Tuesday that the center’s policy is to provide free vaccinations against Covid-19 for the age group Organize over 45, Health Care Workers (HCW) and Front Line Workers (FLW) as they solicited the 18-44 age group from the state and territory of the Union governments and private hospitals for the Paying for vaccination was “prima facie arbitrary and irrational”.
The bench of Judges DY Chandrachud, L. Nageswara Rao and S. Ravindra Bhat instructed the center to “conduct a new review of its immunization policy to address the concerns raised – the Suo Motu matter order from Covid-19 management who uploaded on Tuesday the 31st – in two weeks detailed information requested in the form of an affidavit.
As more states joined the chorus for a free universal vaccination by the Union government, the demand gained political momentum on Wednesday when the Kerala Assembly unanimously passed a resolution that the center should make vaccines available to all states free of charge on a time-bound basis. The resolution tabled by Kerala’s Minister of Health Veena George said the most appropriate preventive step against the pandemic was universal vaccination, but asking states to get free market vaccines was “very objectionable”.