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3 Things

Our flagship daily news show, where hosts Shashank Bhargava and Snigdha Sharma 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 Snigdha Sharma talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it.
Episode 1132 November 13, 2020

China proposes pullback, death of 4 child workers, online media under I&B ministry

China proposes to pull back troops along the LAC, four children die while working in bangle factories in Jaipur (10:14), and online media comes under the purview of the I&B ministry (19:12).

Episode 1131 November 12, 2020

The Catch Up: 12 November

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Janata Dal workers celebrating Bihar election results
Episode 1130 November 12, 2020

Decoding the Bihar election results and what it means for future politics in the state

In today’s episode, we’re discussing the outcome of the Bihar elections, the performance of the political parties and how the result will affect politics in the state in the future.

Episode 1129 November 11, 2020

The Catch Up: 11 November

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Episode 1128 November 11, 2020

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine efficacy, Rajasthan’s private schools strike, PM Modi on China

The significance of Pfizer’s announcement about its vaccine candidate, why private schools in Rajasthan have suspended their online classes, and what PM Narendra Modi said in the presence of Chinese President XI Jinping.

Episode 1127 November 10, 2020

The Catch Up: 10 November

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express. 

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Episode 1126 November 10, 2020

Cyberattacks on pharma firms, protests over school mergers, Pfizer vaccine candidate

In today’s episode, we’re looking at why cyberattacks on Indian pharmaceutical firms are a matter of concern, protests over the merger of schools in Odisha and findings of trials of a vaccine candidate.

Episode 1125 November 9, 2020

The Catch Up: 9 November

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Episode 1124 November 9, 2020

US Elections: How Joe Biden got elected and what his win means for India

What led to Biden’s win (and Donald Trump’s defeat), the factors that influenced the US election, and what the results mean for India.

Episode 1123 November 6, 2020

The Catch Up: 6 November

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Episode 1122 November 6, 2020

No trains to Punjab, hopes of ‘partial disengagement’ in Ladakh, massive protest in Goa

In today’s episode, we’re looking at why trains haven’t been operating to Punjab for over a week, a possible easing of the situation along the LAC, and a massive protest in Goa.

Episode 1121 November 5, 2020

The Catch Up: 5 November

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Episode 1120 November 5, 2020

Arnab Goswami’s arrest, rise in Delhi’s COVID-19 cases, cutting defence pensions

Why Arnab Goswami has been arrested, the reasons Delhi’s spike in COVID-19 cases (13:02), and a proposal to cut defence pensions (20:32).

Episode 1119 November 4, 2020

The Catch Up: 4 November

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

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Episode 1118 November 4, 2020

Exposing a multi-layered scholarship scam in Jharkhand

In today’s episode, The Indian Express’s Abhishek Angad explains how a widespread scholarship scam is operating in the state of Jharkhand.

Episode 1117 November 3, 2020

The Catch Up: 3 November

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Episode 1116 November 3, 2020

How Chhattisgarh govt spared Tata Rs 200 crore fine despite villages not getting internet

Discussing the details of an Indian Express investigation that revealed how the deadline of the BharatNet project in Chhattisgarh was extended twice, and how over Rs 200 crore fine levied on Tata Projects Ltd, who...

Episode 1115 November 2, 2020

The Catch Up: 2 November

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Episode 1114 November 2, 2020

How COVID-19 and economic slowdown pushed hundreds into poverty in Mumbai

In today’s episode, we’re looking at hundreds who have been pushed into poverty in Mumbai due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a stalling of economic activity.

Episode 1113 October 30, 2020

The Catch Up: 30 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Episode 1112 October 30, 2020

J&K land laws overhauled, private labs asked to limit testing, Pakistan minister on Pulwama

How anyone in India can now buy land in J&K, private labs allege that they are being asked to limit COVID-19 testing (11:42), and what a Pakistan minister said about the Pulwama terror attack (22:44).

Episode 1111 October 29, 2020

The Catch Up: 29 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

US and Indian defence and foreign affairs ministers at a recent round of bilateral talks
Episode 1010 October 29, 2020

How latest talks with US impacts India, have onion prices peaked, cost of ‘filthy’ air

In today’s episode we’re looking at the latest 2+2 meeting between India and the US, why onion prices have touched Rs 100 per kilo and the economic cost of breathing polluted air.

Episode 1109 October 28, 2020

The Catch Up: 28 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Episode 1108 October 28, 2020

Does plasma therapy help, is COVID-19 a concern in Bihar, a student’s tragic death in Goa

The findings of the country's largest trial on plasma therapy, why COVID-19 doesn't seem to be a concern in Bihar (11:02), and the tragic death of a sixteen year old boy from Goa (18:46).