3 Things

Our flagship daily news show, where hosts Neha Mathews and Shashank Bhargava talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it

3 ThingsOur flagship daily news show, where hosts Neha Mathews and Shashank Bhargava talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it
Episode 128 September 21, 2018

What is the latest controversy around instant triple talaq?

Congress accuses the Modi-led government of treating the issue of triple talaq as "political football", the government decides to merge Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank together and Manipur goverment proposes a bill...

Episode 127 September 20, 2018

Will the National Sex Offenders Registry be counterproductive?

The National Sex Offenders Registry may not curb crime, a gangrape in a Dehradun boarding school was hushed up by staff, the triple talaq ordinance.

Episode 126 September 19, 2018

New data: Manual scavenging is as dangerous as it is dehumanizing

New data reveals that one person dies every five days because of manual scavenging, Union Environment Minister releases the draft of the India Cooling Action Plan and a new study finds that even the best...

Episode 125 September 18, 2018

Is The Bhim Army founder set to be the next big Dalit leader?

What lies ahead for Chandrashekhar and the Bhim Army, why the dream of 'Digital India' is promoted more than the reality of it and why the government has decided to merge three banks.

Episode 124 September 17, 2018

Why have 14 people been sentenced to death in 7 months?

Madhya Pradesh courts hand out 14 death penalties in seven months, we look at how the 2008 financial crisis changed the financial market and TISS (Mumbai) opens its first gender-neutral hostel.

Episode 123 September 14, 2018

Why can education prevent child marriage?

NHRC recommends that the Right to Education act must be extended to prevent child marriage, Vijay Mallya says that he spoke to Arun Jaitley before leaving India and a new study reveals that almost four...

Episode 122 September 13, 2018

Will the HIV/AIDS act help end discrimination against the affected?

The HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017 comes into affect, the capital starts doorstep delivery of public services and the Panjab University (PU) Campus Student Council sees its first woman president elected.

Episode 121 September 12, 2018

A twist in the Johnson & Johnson medical controversy

The Johnson & Johnson controversy, Raghuram Rajan's advice on avoiding bad loans and whether Pluto is a planet after all.

Episode 120 September 11, 2018

Are the Centre’s hands tied on rising fuel prices?

Why fuel prices are rising, how an SC ruling impacts the crackdown on drug cases in Punjab and whether the relief of Section 377 being partly scrapped can be extended to the Armed Forces.

Episode 119 September 10, 2018

Gutkha Scam: Why top officials and policemen’s homes are being raided

The Guthka scam in Tamil Nadu, why youngsters from regions in Western UP excel at shooting, reason for the Bharat Bandh today.

Episode 118 September 7, 2018

Why do our flyovers and bridges collapse?

The death toll in the collapse of the Majerhat bridge in Kolkata reaches three, Donald Trump accuses Google of suppressing stories and the Supreme Court of India decriminalises all forms of sex between consenting adults.

Episode 117 September 6, 2018

Why are farmers and workers from across India rallying together now?

Thousands of farmers and workers from across the country come together to rally in the capital, India looks to expands its investments in Myanmar and a new draft bill proposes fines and imprisonment for those...

Episode 116 September 5, 2018

Why the IB Ministry’s objection to the word Dalit makes no sense

The IB Ministry's order to the media to refrain from using the word 'Dalit' is not sitting well with the Dalit community, Justice Gogoi is set to be the next Chief Justice of India and...

Episode 115 September 4, 2018

Why is a village in Goa reviving agriculture after 30 years?

A village in Goa revives cultivation after thirty years, small businesses continue to struggle because of demonetisation and GST, Gujarat takes account of rise in atrocities against people from scheduled castes.

Episode 114 September 3, 2018

What is AFSPA and why does the army want to revise it?

More than 700 army personnel sign a petition to revise AFSPA, floods in Nagaland kill 12 people and displace over 5000 families and CBSE proposes to provide specific exemptions to differently-abled students.

Episode 113 August 31, 2018

Is India’s anti-terrorism law too harsh?

Evolution of terrorism acts in India, Gurcharan Das on why demonetization was a 'moral failure', an LGBTQ course at an Indian law firm.

Episode 112 August 30, 2018

The government disagrees about the Jio institute. Here’s why.

RTI reveals that the government internally disagreed about Jio institute, farmers in Maharashtra may soon need permission to grow banana and sugarcane and Whatsapp plans to train people across India on fake news.

Episode 111 August 29, 2018

Why are activists’ homes across the country being raided?

Pune police conducts raids at the homes of activists and writers across the country, India forms its first policy on 'drones' and all major parties barring the BJP push for a cap on election-related expenses.

Episode 110 August 28, 2018

What makes a “dangerous person”?

A city corporator was booked under the MPDA act, PV Sindhu made Indian badminton history and the Army's CoI has ordered disciplinary action against Major Gogoi.

Episode 109 August 27, 2018

Can breathing take a year off your life?

Air pollution reduces average human life by one year, the Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences talks about the need for better flood-management and Noida residents protest the felling of 3000 trees.