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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 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.

Episode 632 December 2, 2019

Decoding the latest GDP figures and what can save the Indian economy

With 4.5% growth, India's GDP growth continues to be the lowest it’s been in more than 6 years, Our reporters detail how government spendings are propping up our economy, why boosting demand, not supply, is...

Episode 631 November 29, 2019

The Catch Up: 29 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 630 November 29, 2019

Godse and unparliamentary words, words disallowed in FIRs, Maharashtra govt promises

Why BJP MP Pragya Thakur's Godse remark in the Lok Sabha was considered "unparliamentary", why the Delhi High Court has asked police not to use certain Urdu words in FIRs, and what the Shiv Sena-...

Episode 629 November 28, 2019

The Catch Up: 28 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 628 November 28, 2019

How the Maharashtra government formation drama played out behind-the-scenes

Unpacking all the strategising and missed chances that went on behind the Maharashtra government formation, why it's a major setback for the BJP and the drama within the NCP.

Episode 627 November 27, 2019

The Catch Up: 27 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 626 November 27, 2019

What Andhra Pradesh can learn from alcohol bans across India

As the Andhra Pradesh government continues its phased transition towards a complete ban on alcohol in the state, we take a look at Prohibition in states across India, why politicians promise alcohol bans in their...

Episode 625 November 26, 2019

The Catch Up: 26 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 624 November 26, 2019

Decoding the electoral bonds controversy

On today's episode , we dive into political funding and transparency, discussing what electoral bonds, why concerns were raised about the scheme when it was introduced, how they were used and what issues RTIs have...

Episode 623 November 25, 2019

The Catch Up: 25 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 622 November 25, 2019

Why Pawar v/s Pawar may bring the Maharashtra government down

How Devendra Fadnavis become CM again, how Ajit Pawar went against Sharad Pawar and how the floor test likely play out.

Episode 621 November 22, 2019

The Catch Up: 22 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 620 November 22, 2019

Privatising PSUs, Subodh Gupta #MeToo case and an “anti-India” app

To what extent will the government meet its disinvestment targets, how the Subodh Gupta case might set a precedent and why Google has agreed to remove an "anti-India" mobile app from Play Store.

Episode 619 November 21, 2019

The Catch Up: 21 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 618 November 21, 2019

Status report on Kashmir, Pink balls for India vs Bangladesh Test, AMU Professor

Unpacking the figures presented on the situation in the Kashmir Valley over these two days in the parliament, why the use of pink balls for the India vs Bangladesh second test series will put India...