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 550 October 4, 2019

India’s attempts to blacklist Pakistan, the SC/ST act judgement and restrictions in J&K

How India is trying to blacklist Pakistan at the FATF, what led the Supreme Court to recall its 2018 judgement on the SC/ST act and why some restrictions have been eased in Jammu.

Episode 549 October 3, 2019

The Catch Up: 3 October

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 548 October 3, 2019

Explaining the problem of open defecation in India

In light of PM Narendra Modi's announcement that rural India has declared itself open defecation free (ODF), we unpack why open defecation is a layered issue, whether the project has been successful, and how the...

Episode 547 October 2, 2019

The Catch Up: 2 October

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 546 October 2, 2019

Pleas against Jammu & Kashmir detentions, NRC and 10,000 jars of human faeces

Why J&K High Court is swamped with writ petitions, how NRC has affected Assam's neighbouring states and why the guests at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad today will be presented with 100g jars of decomposed...

Episode 545 October 1, 2019

The Catch Up: 1 October

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 544 October 1, 2019

Why the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance seems unchallenged in Maharashtra

With the Maharashtra state elections around the corner, this episode of 3 Things dives into the fraught BJP-Shiv Sena alliance and why they are confident about sweeping the polls, why the NCP-Congress alliance is dependent...

Episode 543 September 30, 2019

The Catch Up: 30 September

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 542 September 30, 2019

India and Pakistan at the UN General Assembly, Bengal NRC rumours, Bihar floods

Analysing the speeches made by PM Modi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan at the UN General Assembly, what started the rumours of an NRC is West Bengal and why it is leading to panic, and...

Episode 541 September 27, 2019

The Catch Up: 27 September

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 540 September 27, 2019

The Chinmayanand case, Commonwealth Games and 2 Dalit children killed

Why the law student who accused Chinmayanand of sexual assault has now been arrested, why the president of IOA has called for India to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games and why two Dalit children were...

Episode 539 September 26, 2019

The Catch Up: 26 September

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 538 September 26, 2019

India’s war against plastic

The problems plastic cause, to what extent it is possible to replace it and the steps the government is now planning to take against it.

Episode 537 September 25, 2019

The Catch Up: 25 September

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 536 September 25, 2019

Multipurpose ID, Modi at Climate Action Summit, Chinmayanand case updates

Unpacking why Union Home Minister Amit Shah brought up the idea of a multipurpose identity card and National Population Register in reference to the 2021 Census, how India is faring in terms of climate action...

Episode 535 September 24, 2019

The Catch Up: 24 September

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 534 September 24, 2019

Onion prices, Final NRC not “final”, One ID

Why the government is walking the tightrope between rural onion producers and urban consumers as onion prices spike before state elections, why even those included in the final NRC could be removed, and why Amit...

Episode 533 September 23, 2019

The Catch Up: 23 September

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 532 September 23, 2019

How the Corporate tax cut and GST cuts will impact the economy

On this episode, reporters unpack how the moves to slash corporate tax rates and lower GST rates on specific items are aimed at boosting investment and consumption, why the GST cuts could have been implemented...

Episode 531 September 20, 2019

The Catch Up: 20 September

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.