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3 Things

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

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3 ThingsOur flagship daily news show, where hosts Shashank Bhargava and Arun George talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it
Episode 666 December 25, 2019

CAA Protests: UP Police’s admission, Opposition’s stance and a German student’s fate

As the CAA protests continue across India, we talk about three stories all related to the issue.

Episode 665 December 24, 2019

The Catch Up: 24 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 664 December 24, 2019

Why BJP lost in Jharkhand and what it can learn from the defeat

Looking back at BJP's tenure in the state, understanding why it lost and the lessons it can learn from the defeat.

Episode 663 December 23, 2019

The Catch Up: 23 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 662 December 23, 2019

Are the CAA protests raising alarm bells for the BJP?

How the protests have been carried out in Uttar Pradesh, to what extent is the BJP is concerned and the set of measures Assam is likely to take.

Episode 660 December 20, 2019

What are the legal challenges to the Citizenship Amendment Act?

What legal challenges will the CAA face in the Supreme Court when hearings start on Jan 22nd? Moreover, was the way Section 144 imposed on states and mobile connectivity cut in parts of Delhi legal?

Episode 658 December 19, 2019

AMU violence, Payoshini Mitra, Cyrus Mistry

A reporter who covered the AMU and Seelampur protests explains how they turned violent, and patterns that emerge, how Payoshini Mitra is helping athletes who are subjected to female eligibility testing in sports, and a...

Episode 656 December 18, 2019

Understanding internet shutdowns and how they affect India

With Kashmir entering the 137th day of its internet shutdown, India is now the only democratic country in the world which has seen such a long internet shutdown. On today's episode we deep dive into...

Episode 654 December 17, 2019

Jamia to Assam: In the wake of CAA protests across India

How a community march by Delhi's Jamia Millia University students turned into a police crackdown and what authorities have said in its aftermath, how Assam is returning to normalcy with protests taking a more cultural...

Episode 652 December 16, 2019

Food prices rising, Muslim group prepare for NRC, Violence in Delhi

Why consumer food price inflation is the highest its been in six years and if this will continue over the months, why Muslim organisations are rushing to ensure that community members have their identity documents...

Episode 651 December 13, 2019

The Catch Up: 13 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 650 December 13, 2019

Protests intensify in Assam, Clean chit to PM Modi, Ayodhya review petitions

Detailing the situation on ground in Assam where anti-Citizenship Amendment Bill protests are raging, what the Nanavati Commission's report says about the 2002 Godhra riots and PM Modi, and what happened to all the review...

Episode 648 December 12, 2019

How does the Data Protection Bill affect you?

Reporters Karishma Mehrotra, Shruti Dhapola and Udbhav Tiwari, Public Policy Advisor for Mozilla, simplify what the bill says, how it affects you, and why, despite being a strong bill, it raises questions about government surveillance...

Episode 646 December 11, 2019

Why the Citizenship Amendment bill is facing so much opposition

Unpacking how the CAB bill changes India's citizenship law, the reasoning provided by the Centre, why the North East is protesting, the legal challenges it may face and why it is being criticised for religious...

Episode 644 December 10, 2019

Karnataka bypolls, Unnao rape, Delhi gang-rape accused

Detailing why the BJP winning the Karnataka by-polls is significant for a state which has seen so much political upheaval over the last two years, why the death of the Unnao rape victim brings up...

Episode 642 December 9, 2019

What the Hyderabad encounter killing says about law and order in India

How the encounter killings took place, what it says about the judicial system and how they might affect the law and order of the region.

Episode 641 December 6, 2019

The Catch Up: 6 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 640 December 6, 2019

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, no repo rate cut by RBI and Unnao rape victim

The changes in the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, why RBI did not cut repo rate this time and what happened to the Unnao gangrape victim.

Episode 639 December 5, 2019

The Catch Up: 5 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 638 December 5, 2019

Chennai techie finds Vikram lander, bullet train under review and Sudan tanker blast

How an amateur software programmer located Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander, can the new Maharashtra government impact the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project and how at least 8 Indian workers were killed in an LPG tanker blast in...

Episode 637 December 4, 2019

The Catch Up: 4 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 636 December 4, 2019

What the outrage around the Hyderabad rape fails to address about violence against women

On this episode of 3 Things, we take a look at how the case is unraveling and why calls for stricter punishment often work to obfuscate the very real problem of sexual violence in India.

Episode 635 December 3, 2019

The Catch Up: 3 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 634 December 3, 2019

Chhattisgarh “encounter” investigation, Pakistan Army chief, Pan NRC deadline

Unpacking why the findings of a commission to probe the 2012 Chattisgarh "encounter" where 17 people were killed is damning, why the Pakistan judiciary stepping in to shorten Army chief General Bajwa's tenure extension is...

Episode 633 December 2, 2019

The Catch Up: 2 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.