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 164 November 12, 2018

Why the Congress manifesto for MP has hues of saffron in it

The Congress party in Madhya Pradesh releases their manifesto, Chattisgarh goes to polls today and the Pune Municipal Corporation finds a new to make streets cleaner.

Episode 163 November 9, 2018

How Delhi firefighters spend Diwali

The Delhi Fire Service received a total number of 271 calls this Diwali, the movie 'Sarkar' causes political agitation and Asia Bibi is freed from prison.

Episode 162 November 8, 2018

Why did the protests in Mizoram break out?

Why Mizos are protesting against the Chief Electoral Officer, Kashmir football through the eyes of a legendary Captain and new words added to the Collins dictionary.

Episode 161 November 7, 2018

What do the Karnataka by-polls indicate for the 2019 elections?

What the JDS-Congress victory in Karnataka by-polls mean for the 2019 elections and the new challenge in the man-eating tiger controversy.

Episode 160 November 6, 2018

How 31 Aravalli hills disappeared and how will it affect us?

We look at why the Aravalli mountain range is so vulnerable to mining, how laws fail to protect it and how important they are to our ecosystem.

Episode 159 November 5, 2018

Why has Sardar Patel become an icon for Hindu nationalists?

How Sardar Patel became an icon for Hindu nationalists, what makes kids particularly vulnerable to air pollution and T1 and Anvi the man-eating tigress is killed.

Episode 158 November 2, 2018

Explained: The Hashimpura Massacre

How the Hashimpura massacre unraveled, what the recent verdict said and what the survivors and family of victims have to say about delayed justice.

Episode 157 November 1, 2018

The tussle between RBI and the central government

We try and understand the major points of contention between the RBI and the central goverment.

Episode 156 October 31, 2018

Explained: The Sri Lankan political crisis

We try and unpack the on going constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka: the three key players involved, what led up to this moment and what all has happened since.

Episode 155 October 30, 2018

Is the Andhra CM meddling in Telangana politics?

The Andhra Pradesh CM is allegedly meddling in Telangana elections, Sainik Schools in Mizoram have started to admit girls and a Lion Air plane crashed into Indonesian seas.

Episode 154 October 29, 2018

Why Bhutan matters to India

Bhutan elects a new government in power, I-League begins and Titanic II (Titanic's replica) to set sail in 2022.

Episode 153 October 26, 2018

What is the Aircel-Maxis case about?

Enforcement Directorate files a charge sheet against P Chidambaram, injectible contraceptives have become a tool of empowerment for women in rural India and Jasmine Days by Benyamin wins the JCB Prize for Literature.

Episode 152 October 25, 2018

The Paytm ‘extortion’ case

Three arrested for allegedly extorting Paytm founder, important witness in the Kerala nun rape case found dead and Virat Kohli became the fastest player to score 10,000 runs in ODI.

Episode 151 October 24, 2018

Why is the CBI raiding itself?

On today's episode, Deeptiman Tiwary unravels, piece by piece, what the Asthana controversy is about and how it may play out. Then we discuss the conditions put on firecracker sale in India.

Episode 150 October 23, 2018

150th Episode Special: Why the Kashmir Valley is boycotting elections

For the 150th episode of 3 Things, we deep dive into the pressing issue of the Jammu and Kashmir urban local body elections, why there was such a low voter turnout and what Section 35...

Episode 149 October 22, 2018

Who will poll-bound Mizoram vote for?

Why BJP has its sights set on Mizoram, why conservationists are upset with the Red Fort facelift and why Indira Jaisingh will stop appearing on behalf of the man who spearheaded the Kathua protests.

Episode 148 October 19, 2018

Who benefits from the Sabarimala controversy?

The Travancore Devaswom Board says it is willing to file for a review petition against the Sabarimala verdict, India wins 13 individual medals at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics and ND Tiwari passes away at...

Episode 147 October 18, 2018

How things turned violent at Sabarimala

Violence breaks out at Sabarimala, Delhi air deteriorates to "very poor" category for the first time this season and MJ Akbar resigns from his post.

Episode 146 October 17, 2018

The Zika virus outbreak in India

What the Rajasthan government is doing to contain the outbreak of the Zika virus, the reality of 100% electrification in Chattisgarh and the re-naming of Allahabad.

Episode 145 October 16, 2018

What can the government do about the fuel price rise?

Why the cut in fuel rates got erased in just ten days, the search for the Yavatmal tigress, a Punjab farmer who only allowed his son to get married on one condition.