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Thursday, October 29, 2020

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 562 October 14, 2019

The Ayodhya dispute explained: Part 1

Twenty seven years after the demolition of the Babri Masjid, the hearings for the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, what we popularly call the Ayodhya dispute, are drawing to a close this week. On the first part...

Episode 561 October 11, 2019

The Catch Up: 11 October

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 560 October 11, 2019

PMC bank scam, Kerala ‘serial killings’ and former Ranbaxy promoter arrested

The questions that the PMC bank fraud raises about the banking system, understanding the Kerala 'serial killings' and why the former promoter of Religare Enterprises, Shivinder Singh, has been arrested.

Episode 558 October 10, 2019

Kashmir block elections, Delhi air pollution, Shiv Sena’s Haryana candidate

Why political parties other than the BJP have refused to contest the Block Development Council polls in Jammu and Kashmir, what measures Delhi NCR is taking to reduce air pollution and whether its been successful...

Episode 557 October 9, 2019

The Catch Up: 9 October

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 556 October 9, 2019

TRAI on OTT services like Whatsapp, Xi Jinping’s visit and Mohan Bhagwat’s speech

Why TRAI wants to regulate OTT services like WhatsApp, why China is yet to confirm President Jinping's visit and what Mohan Bhagat said in his annual Dussehra speech.

Episode 555 October 8, 2019

The Catch Up: 8 October

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 554 October 8, 2019

Will Congress factionalism and INLD implosion help the BJP retain power in Haryana?

On today's episode, we take a look at the upcoming Haryana state elections- how the BJP changed Haryana politics with their 2014 win, why national issues are the flavour of the season, why in-fighting is...

Episode 553 October 7, 2019

The Catch Up: 7 October

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 552 October 7, 2019

Aarey Protests, PM Modi meets Sheikh Hasina, Mehbooba Mufti

How the Aarey protests gained momentum and what lies next for the movement, how the pacts signed during PM Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina's meeting will benefit both countries, and restrictions on mainstream Jammu...

Episode 551 October 4, 2019

The Catch Up: 4 October

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

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.