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Thursday, October 28, 2021

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 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).

Episode 1107 October 27, 2020

The Catch Up: 27 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express. 

Episode 1106 October 27, 2020

Challenges in distributing COVID-19 vaccine, and good news from Oxford vaccine candidate

In today’s episode, we’re looking at the challenges of distributing the COVID-19 vaccine once it's available, and some positive news on the vaccine development front.

Episode 1105 October 26, 2020

The Catch Up: 26 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Episode 1104 October 26, 2020

What Nitish Kumar did in 15 years and why he is facing anti-incumbency now

The biggest developments that have happened under Nitish Kumar’s tenure, whether those will be enough to get him reelected, and why he is facing anti-incumbency right now.

Episode 1103 October 23, 2020

The Catch Up: 23 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Tejashwi Yadav on the campaign trail
Episode 1102 October 23, 2020

Tejashwi Yadav’s rise, NIA chargesheet in Elgar Parishad case, BJP’s vaccine promise

In today’s episode we look at Tejashwi Yadav’s rise, a fresh chargesheet in the Elgar Parishad case in Maharashtra and a controversial poll promise in Bihar.

Episode 1101 October 22, 2020

The Catch Up: 22 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Episode 1100 October 22, 2020

Punjab passes its own farm bills, Imran Khan faces a crisis, twist in TRP ‘scam’ case

How the bills passed by the Punjab assembly counter the central government’s farm laws, why Imran Khan is facing a lot of opposition in Pakistan, and a new twist in the TRP ‘scam’ case.

Episode 1099 October 21, 2020

The Catch Up: 21 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express. 

Ships participate in Malabar naval exercise 2019.
Episode 1098 October 21, 2020

Significance of Malabar naval exercise, flooding in Hyderabad, PM Modi on COVID-19

In today’s episode, we’re looking at the return of Australia to the Malabar naval exercise, flooding in Hyderabad and PM Modi’s latest address to the nation.

Episode 1097 October 20, 2020

The Catch Up: 20 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Episode 1096 October 20, 2020

Understanding TRP ‘scam’, a call centre racket is busted, BJP president on CAA

Decoding the TRP 'scam’ and how TV ratings are calculated, how an alleged call centre racket was busted (14:40), and JP Nadda’s statement on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) (21:55).

Episode 1095 October 19, 2020

The Catch Up: 19 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Vial of drug remdesivir
Episode 1094 October 19, 2020

Trial for COVID-19 drugs, Indian-Americans in US polls, Pakistan and terror funding

We’re looking at the results of trials on four drugs that are being used to treat COVID-19, then we’re looking at the role Indian-Americans will play in the US elections, and Pakistan’s potential failure to...

Episode 1092 October 16, 2020

How child trafficking sharply rose during the COVID-19 lockdown

How cases of child trafficking increased during the lockdown, how the government is ill-equipped to deal with the problem, and the solutions that it should be working on.

Episode 1091 October 15, 2020

The Catch Up: 15 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

From left to right: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and Farooq Abdullah
Episode 1090 October 15, 2020

Impact of Mehbooba Mufti’s release, Governor vs CM in Maharashtra, an ad is taken down

In today's episode, we assess the political impact of former J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti's release, a war of words in Maharashtra between the governor and chief minister and the controversial withdrawal of an advertisement.

Episode 1089 October 14, 2020

The Catch Up: 14 October

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.