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 184 December 10, 2018

UP: A state where even the police aren’t safe?

Deeptiman Tiwary discusses the circumstances behind the death of an SHO in Bulandshahr, Shruti Dhapola details Facebook's newest controversy and what it means for users and a new report says India is set to dominate...

Episode 183 December 7, 2018

Explained: India’s first witness protection programme

India now has a witness protection programme, Delhi High court asks Tihar jail to keep the practice of deducting convicts wages at "abeyance" and

Episode 182 December 6, 2018

Why, after years of decline, world hunger is rising again

We look into the reasons why world hunger is rising again despite food prices going down.

Episode 181 December 5, 2018

What Indonesia has to do with your electricity bill

Explaining how a change in policy in Indonesia trickles down to electricity consumers in India and the crisis our power sector is facing,

Episode 180 December 4, 2018

No laws, no rules: India’s medical devices and implants sector

Discussing the Implant Files to understand where the medical devices and implants sector is going wrong and the far-reaching effects it has.

Episode 179 December 3, 2018

Explained: The North Sentinel Island incident

What happened at the North Sentinel Island, who are the Sentinelese and why it is important to consider the laws that protect their island.

Episode 178 November 30, 2018

How politics in J&K might be changing forever

Why the two political rivals in J&K are now joining hands and how it will affect the future of the state's politics.

Episode 177 November 29, 2018

Can CRISPR edit our future?

Professor Mukund Thattai helps us understand what gene editing is, its amazing potential and why there is an ethical debate around a specific CRISPR babies incident.

Episode 176 November 28, 2018

Why don’t we see women in state and national politics?

Tara Krishnaswamy, co-convener of the India Women's Caucus, discusses why there is low representation of women in politics, tokenism versus empowerment and the socio-cultural impact of political representation.

Episode 175 November 27, 2018

Why 50% of ATM machines in India might shut down by March

We look at why ATM service providers are unhappy with the new changes in the regulatory landscape.

Episode 174 November 26, 2018

The Implant Files: How are faulty medical devices harming people across the world?

Ritu Sarin joins us to talk about the Implant Files, the most exhaustive health investigation ever mounted. The files reveal the scale at which faulty implants, bad regulation and basement surgeries are harming people.

Episode 173 November 23, 2018

Why are thousands of farmers marching together in Mumbai again?

In this episode, we look at why thousands of farmers are marching together in Mumbai again, what their demands are and what led up to these protests.

Episode 172 November 22, 2018

How the 1984 anti-Sikhs riots changed India

Journalist and author Manoj Mitta joins us to explain the impact that the 1984 anti-Sikh riots had, both politically and on the cultural psyche of Indian citizens.

Episode 171 November 21, 2018

Why the Marathas got a quota despite their political dominance

Understanding the Maratha quota, what measures the RBI is planning on taking, "fake children" registered in UP anganwadis.

Episode 170 November 20, 2018

Why is there an anti-Modi sentiment amongst MP farmers?

Why demonetisation is still affecting farmers in Madhya Pradesh, the explosive allegations in CBI Joint Director MK Sinha's petition and an impact crater that could hold insights into the ice age climate.

Episode 169 November 19, 2018

What’s killing India’s elephants?

On this episode of 3 Things, Prerna Bindra, who is one of India's leading environmental journalists and travel writers, joins us to discuss the elephant deaths in Odisha, destruction of habitat and how we can...

Episode 168 November 16, 2018

Why Hindu nationalists are gathering in Ayodhya again

VHP and Shiv Sena together plan to organize a rally in Ayodhya, India begins to diplomatically engage with the Taliban and a plea is filled to regulate the functioning of online steaming platforms.

Episode 167 November 15, 2018

Why the BJP might be changing its stance on the NRC

BJP seems to be changing it's stance on the NRC, ASI accused of replacing stones at the Sun Temple and one of the biggest names in corporate India resigns.

Episode 166 November 14, 2018

The politics of renaming India’s cities

Sohail Hashmi discusses why history is being distorted in the recent renaming of cities. Measures taken by websites to combat fake news during election season. An update on Cyclone Gaja.

Episode 165 November 13, 2018

Why it’s sometimes necessary to kill one tiger to save the rest

In this episode, Jay Mazoomdar joins us to discuss conservation efforts, an increase in man-animal conflicts and why one tiger may have to die to protect the rest of the species.