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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 320 April 29, 2019

PepsiCo’s potato problem, Mamata’s ‘appeasement’ politics, Pollachi case

Unpacking PepsiCo India's case on "illegal" potato farming, why support for the BJP in West Bengal has been fueled by Mamata's alleged appeasement politics, and the CBI filing two FIRs against Pollachi accused.

Episode 319 April 27, 2019

The Youth Vote: How political parties reach out to young voters

How many first-time-voters have the BJP and Congress managed to reach out to? What tactics do regional parties use? We detail how parties approach youth outreach differently, take a behind-the-scenes look at popular campaigns, discuss...

Episode 319 April 26, 2019

The Catch Up: 26 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 318 April 26, 2019

Indu Malhotra in and NV Ramana out in CJI inquiry, Varanasi and Malaria

Justice NV Ramana recuses himself from the in-house inquiry committee, whether Congress ever seriously considered making Priyanka Gandhi run and the biggest public health news to break this year.

Episode 317 April 25, 2019

The Catch Up: 25 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 316 April 25, 2019

CJI sexual harassment case: In-house inquiry, a new letter and Bains

Who all are part of the in-house inquiry committee , what the complaint's letter to the committee says and who Utsav Singh Bains is.

Episode 315 April 24, 2019

The Catch Up: 24 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 314 April 24, 2019

Explained: Why US doesn’t want India to import oil from Iran

Why exactly does it want to do that, what would happen if India continues to import oil from Iran and what other options can India look at.

Episode 313 April 23, 2019

The Catch Up: 23 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 312 April 23, 2019

Explained: Sri Lanka blasts and what went wrong

The prime accused in the blast, what the choice of targets reveal about the intent of the attacks and why the Sri Lankan government did not act appropriately.

Episode 311 April 22, 2019

The Catch Up: 22 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 310 April 22, 2019

What happens when the Chief Justice of India is accused of sexual harassment?

Unpacking the charges of sexual harassment made against CJI Ranjan Gogoi, what procedure can be followed and why the CJI led - special bench constituted on the "independence of the judiciary" is being criticised.

Episode 309 April 19, 2019

The Catch Up: 19 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 308 April 19, 2019

Is Pragya Thakur a sign of new-age Hindutva?

Unpacking the terrorism case and evidence against Pragya Thakur, why the BJP decided to field her in Bhopal, and why it signals the entry of new-age Hindutva.

Episode 307 April 18, 2019

The Catch Up: 18 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 306 April 18, 2019

TikTok ban, Jet Airways stops operations and Phase II begins

Google and Apple remove TikTok from their play stores after Madras HC ban, Jet Airways stops its operations and Phase 2 of the Lok Sabha elections begins today.

Episode 305 April 17, 2019

The Catch Up: 17 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 304 April 17, 2019

Potatoes in UP, Vellore election cancelled and Mosques

Why the Potato might dictate what happens in the second phase of UP elections, President cancels elections in Vellore and a petition which seeks to allow Muslim women entry into mosques.

Episode 303 April 16, 2019

The Catch Up: 16 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 302 April 16, 2019

Explained: EC’s crackdown on Yogi, Maya, Azam and Maneka

What has led the Election Commission to bar four politicians in one day and what stops them from ignoring its orders.

Episode 301 April 15, 2019

The Catch Up: 15 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 300 April 15, 2019

Too many coins with RBI, Naveen Patnaik and Anil Ambani’s Firm

RBI faces problems of too many coins, Naveen Patnaik to face his toughest election and France waived millions in tax liability for Ambani's firm.

Episode 299 April 13, 2019

Express Elections – What will drive the youth to vote?

We talk to young voters across the country to see whether their demands from the next government go beyond the unemployment vs national security debate. Featuring interviews with psephologists like Sanjay Kumar (Director, CSDS) and...

Episode 298 April 12, 2019

The Catch Up: 12 April

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 297 April 12, 2019

How they captured the first black hole photo

How scientists managed to capture the image, how it aligns with the theory of general relativity and why it is a big deal.