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Thursday, January 23, 2020

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 514 September 10, 2019

Census 2021: How India will be counted

Dissecting how the second-most populous country in the world will be counted, why it's a large scale activity done in a short period, how the Census collection has changed thanks to new technology, and why...

Episode 513 September 9, 2019

The Catch Up: 9 September

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 512 September 9, 2019

What happened to Chandrayaan-2’s lander and what it means for the mission

What exactly happened on Saturday, what it means for the Chandrayaan-2 mission and whether it will affect ISRO's future projects.

Episode 511 September 6, 2019

How ‘child lifting’ rumours are causing mob violence (again)

We take a deep dive into these cases of mob violence across UP, talk about how the spread of fake news on social platforms, like Whatsapp, worsens this problem and what the police is doing...

Episode 510 September 5, 2019

The Catch Up: 5 August

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 509 September 5, 2019

30 days of lockdown in Kashmir, roti and salt midday meal and Rs 23,000 challan

What the Kashmiris are now concerned about, why the journalist who shot the UP roti-salt midday meal video has been booked and how a man was challaned for more than the cost of his scooter.

Episode 508 September 4, 2019

The Catch Up: 4 August

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 507 September 4, 2019

A tale of two captains

On this episode of 3 Things, we discuss Virat Kohli's Test captaincy record and how his legacy is different from that of MS Dhoni. We also delve into the reasons behind Mithali Raj's retirement from...

Episode 506 September 3, 2019

The Catch Up: 3 August

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 505 September 3, 2019

Explained: India’s GDP at a 6 year low and bank mergers

Unpacking reasons for the GDP slump and why the economic slowdown in India in may be worse than imagined, what led to the move to merge public sector banks and what the downsides of the...

Episode 504 September 2, 2019

The Catch Up: 2 September

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 503 September 2, 2019

Why stakeholders are disappointed in the NRC outcome

Detailing the response on ground to the final NRC list, why BJP leaders are upset with the outcome and whether it will affect chances of it being implemented in other states.

Episode 502 August 30, 2019

The Catch Up: 30 August

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 501 August 30, 2019

NRC Part 2 – How it affects the people of Assam

Part two of our NRC series where we look at how the NRC affects their lives and what they feel about it.

Episode 500 August 29, 2019

The Catch Up: 29 August

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 499 August 29, 2019

500th Episode: NRC Part 1 – Who counts as a citizen in India?

Who counts as a citizen in India? How did the NRC come about? And can the Supreme Court declare it constitutionally invalid?

Episode 498 August 28, 2019

The Catch Up: 28 August

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 497 August 28, 2019

RBI transferring money to Center, Jasprit Bumrah, Arun Jaitley Stadium

Discussing the pros and cons of the RBI has transferring money to the Centre, how Jasprit Bumrah broke into the top-10 of the ICC Test Bowling Rankings, and why Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi...

Episode 497 August 27, 2019

The Catch Up: 27 August

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 495 August 27, 2019

Modi and Trump meet, Why this monsoon was irregular, P Chidambram

Unpacking the significance of the Trump-Modi meet in G7 and diplomatic issues discussed with other countries, whether the irregular 2019 Southwest monsoon can be attributed to climate change, and why Kapil Sibal has argues that...