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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.

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 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.

Episode 144 October 15, 2018

Titli and the hidden costs of a cyclone

Death toll due to Cyclone Titli reaches over twenty in Orissa, Facebook reveals new information about the data breach last month and #metoo movement reaches the sports industry as allegation against the CEO of the...

Episode 143 October 12, 2018

What happens when a minor commits a crime?

What happens when a minor commits a crime, the government introduces new measures to stop farmers from burning crop stubble and Durga puja committee in Kolkata has decided to dedicate this year’s pandal theme to...

Episode 142 October 11, 2018

How do you recognize sexual harassment in the workplace?

Imminent lawyer and human rights activist, Vrinda Grover, joins us to talk about what counts as sexual harassment at the workplace, how we can recognize it and what organizations should do being in the present...

Episode 141 October 10, 2018

Are we headed for a climate crisis?

In this special episode, we discuss the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, why India is vulnerable to climate change and the way forward.

Episode 140 October 9, 2018

The case of the missing JNU student

The JNU student who went missing two years ago, the current status of the Sabarimala Temple case and local body elections in Jammu and Kashmir after more than a decade.

Episode 139 October 8, 2018

#MeToo movement rages on in Indian media

Allegations of sexual misconduct against men in Indian media, why migrants are fleeing Gujarat, party alliances that are forming for the upcoming state assembly polls.

Episode 138 October 5, 2018

Why are the BJP and the RSS divided on the Sabarimala verdict?

The BJP and the RSS leaders now seem divided on the Sabarimala verdict, India deports seven Rohingya immigrants and ICICI Bank Managing Director and CEO Chanda Kochhar resigns from her post.

Episode 137 October 4, 2018

Will buying Russian missiles affect our relationship with the US?

Russian goverment confirms that Vladimir Putin will oversee the signing of the S-400 air defence system deal with India, Jammu and Kashmir to hold both municipal and panchayat elections after years of delay and 45...

Episode 136 October 3, 2018

Why were thousands of farmers locked in a stand off with the police in Delhi?

Demands of the Kisan Kranti Yatra, how trafficking of women can be curbed and how to secure your account in the wake of Facebook's biggest data breach.

Episode 135 October 2, 2018

Why did public sector banks write off so many bad loans?

Why public sector banks wrote off so many bad loans, Justice Dipak Misra's legacy and controversies, and Netflix's upcoming feature.

Episode 134 October 1, 2018

Unpacking India’s most ambitious healthcare scheme – PMJAY

We try to address some of the worries about PMJAY, after Indu Bhushan, the CEO of Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY, visited the Indian Express office for an Ideas Exchange session.

Episode 133 September 28, 2018

There’s so much talk of the ‘creamy layer’. What is it?

Supreme Court applies the principle of the 'creamy layer' for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in government jobs, India and Bangladesh are in the Asia Cup finale and a story of one of the footsoldiers...

Episode 132 September 27, 2018

How does the SC’s Aadhaar judgement affect us?

What the Supreme Court judgement on the Aadhaar means for us, how the Aadhaar was set up and problems that persist after the SC verdict.

Episode 131 September 26, 2018

Are the Indian financial markets headed for a crisis?

How the IL&FS crisis has an impact on the stock markets, what the Sewer Deaths protest demanded and what Israel wants from a small Kerala town.

Episode 130 September 25, 2018

Why is female genital mutilation still practiced in India?

Why the Dawoodi Bohra community practices female genital mutilation, why the presidential election marks a historic day for Maldives and how states are yet to comply with its directions on curbing cow vigilantism.

Episode 129 September 24, 2018

Will free smartphones improve the lives of people in Chattisgarh?

A new scheme that aims to improve mobile penetration in India, how the Mizoram film 'industry' works and the least upwardly mobile group in India.

Episode 128 September 21, 2018

What is the latest controversy around instant triple talaq?

Congress accuses the Modi-led government of treating the issue of triple talaq as "political football", the government decides to merge Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank together and Manipur goverment proposes a bill...

Episode 127 September 20, 2018

Will the National Sex Offenders Registry be counterproductive?

The National Sex Offenders Registry may not curb crime, a gangrape in a Dehradun boarding school was hushed up by staff, the triple talaq ordinance.

Episode 126 September 19, 2018

New data: Manual scavenging is as dangerous as it is dehumanizing

New data reveals that one person dies every five days because of manual scavenging, Union Environment Minister releases the draft of the India Cooling Action Plan and a new study finds that even the best...

Episode 125 September 18, 2018

Is the Bhim Army founder set to be the next big Dalit leader?

What lies ahead for Chandrashekhar and the Bhim Army, why the dream of 'Digital India' is promoted more than the reality of it and why the government has decided to merge three banks.

Episode 124 September 17, 2018

Why have 14 people been sentenced to death in 7 months?

Madhya Pradesh courts hand out 14 death penalties in seven months, we look at how the 2008 financial crisis changed the financial market and TISS (Mumbai) opens its first gender-neutral hostel.

Episode 123 September 14, 2018

Why can education prevent child marriage?

NHRC recommends that the Right to Education act must be extended to prevent child marriage, Vijay Mallya says that he spoke to Arun Jaitley before leaving India and a new study reveals that almost four...

Episode 122 September 13, 2018

Will the HIV/AIDS act help end discrimination against the affected?

The HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017 comes into affect, the capital starts doorstep delivery of public services and the Panjab University (PU) Campus Student Council sees its first woman president elected.

Episode 121 September 12, 2018

A twist in the Johnson & Johnson medical controversy

The Johnson & Johnson controversy, Raghuram Rajan's advice on avoiding bad loans and whether Pluto is a planet after all.