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Episode 1410 June 4, 2021

Scrapping class 12 board exams, farm sector does well, and US to share vaccines

In the first segment, Indian Express’ (IE) Ritika Chopra talks about the government cancelling the CBSE class 12 board exams, what we know about how students will be marked now, and why this decision has come too late. And after this, IE’s Aranya Shankar joins us to talk about how the Delhi University has reacted to this decision, and whether it will affect the cuts offs this year.

Next, IE’s rural affairs editor and a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, Harish Damodaran joins us to talk about the reasons why the Indian farm sector performed well in the last financial year, and whether that can happen again this time (16:30).

And in the end, we take a quick look at US President Joe Biden announcing an international COVID-19 vaccine sharing plan, and PM Modi’s conversation with US Vice-President Kamala Harris (25:42).


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Scrapping class 12 board exams, farm sector does well, and US to share vaccinesIn the first segment, Indian Express’ (IE) Ritika Chopra talks about the government cancelling the CBSE class 12 board exams, what we know about how students will be marked now, and why this decision has come too late. And after this, IE’s Aranya Shankar joins us to talk about how the Delhi University has reacted to this decision, and whether it will affect the cuts offs this year. Next, IE’s rural affairs editor and a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, Harish Damodaran joins us to talk about the reasons why the Indian farm sector performed well in the last financial year, and whether that can happen again this time (16:30). And in the end, we take a quick look at US President Joe Biden announcing an international COVID-19 vaccine sharing plan, and PM Modi’s conversation with US Vice-President Kamala Harris (25:42). You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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