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 610 November 15, 2019

Sabarimala to Rafale: Explaining the important verdicts delivered by CJI Gogoi before retirement

On this episode of 3 Things, we dissect the judgements on five important cases delivered by CJI Gogoi in the last week- the Rafale case review, the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi related to the...

Episode 608 November 14, 2019

Did Shiv Sena’s ego cost Maharashtra a government?

How the Maharashtra government formation fell apart, what led to the fallout of the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance and can it now ally with the NCP and the Congress.

Episode 607 November 13, 2019

The Catch Up: 13 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 606 November 13, 2019

Who will build the Ram temple, Lavasa family and President’s rule in Maharashtra

Conflicts about the nature and composition of the Ram temple trust, the investigation against the members of the Lavasa family and President's rule in Maharashtra.

Episode 605 November 12, 2019

The Catch Up: 12 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 604 November 12, 2019

Chhattisgarh probes Whatsapp surveillance, Tis Hazari, Maharashtra govt formation

Why the Chhattisgarh government is investigating whether the Israeli NSO group behind Pegasus met with state police, the underlying reason behind the Tis Hazari clashes between policemen and lawyers, and why the Shiv Sena hasn't...

Episode 603 November 11, 2019

The Catch Up: 11 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 602 November 11, 2019

What historical precedent does the Ayodhya Verdict set?

Unpacking what the Supreme Court said in the verdict, why it sets a precedent, whether the verdict will impact other contested sacred spaces, reactions, and why political parties are re-calibrating their stance.

Episode 601 November 8, 2019

The Catch Up: 8 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 600 November 8, 2019

The Ayodhya Dispute: Bracing for the verdict

Unpacking how India is bracing for the Ayodhya verdict- how the city has become heavily fortified, why locals fear the threat of "outsiders" causing distress, how the UP police has stepped up security measures, and...

Episode 599 November 7, 2019

The Catch Up: 7 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 598 November 7, 2019

Ayodhya Part 3: The arguments and claims made in the case

Looking at the arguments and claims made in the Ayodhya case.

Episode 597 November 6, 2019

The Catch Up: 6 November

The headlines this evening from the Indian Express.

Episode 596 November 6, 2019

Why India said no to RCEP, Azadi March against Imran Khan and Astrophysics

Why Indian said no to RCEP, why thousand are marching to get Imran Khan to resign and the largest lesson in astrophysics held in Kolkata.

Episode 595 November 5, 2019

The Catch Up: 5 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 594 November 5, 2019

Demystifying North India’s pollution crisis

Unpacking the factors contributing to the severe pollution event in North India, why farmers in Punjab are finding it hard to switch away from stubble burning, how exposure to these high pollution levels is affecting...

Episode 593 November 4, 2019

The Catch Up: 4 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 592 November 4, 2019

The WhatsApp Pegasus attack, its implications and the government’s response

In this episode, we look at the WhatsApp Pegasus attack case from the beginning, discuss the latest developments and their implications, and talk about the government's response to the matter.

Episode 590 November 1, 2019

The Catch Up: 1 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 589 November 1, 2019

How Indian human rights activists, lawyers were targeted for surveillance through Whatsapp

Detailing how Israeli spyware was used to carry out surveillance of human rights activists through Whatsapp and who was targeted, the government's response to the hack, and key changes in Ladakh and J&K now that...