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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 881 May 22, 2020

The Catch Up: 22 May

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express

Delhi airport during the lockdown.
Episode 880 May 22, 2020

Delhi COVID-19 count, domestic airlines to take off, cyclone Amphan kills 72

In this episode we look at issues that cropped up in Delhi's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, what to expect as domestic flights take off again, and the damage cyclone Amphan caused in West Bengal.

Episode 879 May 21, 2020

The Catch Up: 21 May

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express

Episode 878 May 21, 2020

How long before a COVID-19 vaccine, Railways to start more trains, pandemic clears jails

When can a vaccine against COVID-19 realistically be made, how the Indian Railways will be running more trains, and why Maharashtra is releasing half its state prisoners.

Episode 877 May 20, 2020

The Catch Up: 20 May

The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.

Transporting a suspected Covid-19 patient
Episode 876 May 20, 2020

India’s COVID-19 numbers explained, Mumbai’s hospital bed shortage, cyclone Amphan

In this episode, we decode the numbers that explain the spread of COVID-19, look at why Mumbai has a shortage of beds for those affected by the pandemic and track cyclone Amphan.

Episode 875 May 19, 2020

The Catch Up: 19 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 874 May 19, 2020

What the Atmanirbhar Bharat economic package does, and what it fails to do

In this episode, we unpack the Atmanirbhar Bharat economic package. We look at its highlights, understand how the measures are going to help and discuss why it is being criticised.

Episode 873 May 18, 2020

The Catch Up: 18 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Police officials inspect the spot where atleast 26 people were killed and 36 injured two trucks carrying workers collided at Mihauli in Auraiya district
Episode 872 May 18, 2020

Migrants and fatal road accidents in UP, Delhi’s restricted borders, new lockdown norms

In this episode we look at fatal road accidents involving migrant workers, how effective barriers along Delhi's borders have been in slowing the spread of Covid-19 and new norms for the lockdown till May 31.

Episode 871 May 15, 2020

The Catch Up: 15 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

A worker in a factory in East Delhi.
Episode 870 May 15, 2020

The problem with quashing labour laws, Chennai’s COVID-19 hotspot, Nirmala Sitharaman

A quick look at the Finance Minister's announcements as part of an economic relief package so far, the problem with states quashing labour laws and how a wholesale market in Chennai became a COVID-19 hotspot.

Episode 869 May 14, 2020

The Catch Up: 14 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 868 May 14, 2020

Why has Aarogya Setu raised legal and privacy concerns?

Since it was launched last month, the Aarogya Setu has raised several concerns. Not only about privacy, but also about the legality of making it mandatory. Earlier this week, the former Supreme Court Judge B...

Episode 867 May 13, 2020

The Catch Up: 13 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Passengers sit inside a coach of the New Delhi-Bilaspur special train at the New Delhi Railway Station .
Episode 866 May 13, 2020

PM Modi’s speech, Indian Railways starts getting back on track, BPRD’s withdrawn report

A quick roundup of what the Prime Minister said in his speech, how the Indian Railways is getting passenger services back on track and an official report by the Bureau of Police Research and Development...

Episode 865 May 12, 2020

The Catch Up: 12 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 864 May 12, 2020

How has India handled the COVID-19 pandemic so far?

In this episode, Abantika Ghosh joins us to talk about how India has handled the COVID-19 pandemic so far, in what ways our fight against the virus has changed, and the challenges that lie ahead...

Episode 863 May 11, 2020

The Catch Up: 11 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

People affected by the Visakhapatnam gas leak in an ambulance.
Episode 862 May 11, 2020

Questions the Visakhapatnam gas leak raises and lessons from Bhopal

After the gas leak in Visakhapatnam that killed 12 sparked anger on the ground, we look at India's record of providing justice to the victims of such industrial accidents since the horrific 1984 Bhopal gas...

Episode 861 May 8, 2020

The Catch Up: 8 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 860 May 8, 2020

Hard hit but some hope: COVID-19’s impact on small industry and agriculture

Why the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) have been the worst hit during the lockdown, why milk and potato prices have gone up despite production being low, and how farmer producer companies in Maharashtra...

Episode 859 May 7, 2020

The Catch Up: 7 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 858 May 7, 2020

How Modi govt nudged West Bengal to change its Covid-19 strategy, Vande Bharat Mission

How the creation of a team to examine West Bengal's handling of Covid-19 sparked a political war of words and a change in strategy. We also look at the Vande Bharat Mission to bring back...

Episode 857 May 6, 2020

The Catch Up: 6 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.