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 365 May 24, 2019

The Catch Up: 24 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 364 May 24, 2019

Election Results Special: What Modi coming back means for the future of India

National Opinions Editor Vandita Mishra, Rural Affairs editor Harish Damodaran and Bureau Chief Ravish Tiwari sit down with us to discuss how these elections were different from any other, what the BJP got right, what...

Episode 363 May 23, 2019

Election Results Special: Why the Mahagathbandhan could not fend off the BJP in UP

Deeptiman Tiwary, who travelled through UP for these elections, joins us to discuss why the Mahagathbandhan didn't pose as stiff a challenge as was expected, Rahul Gandhi's humiliating defeat in Amethi and what worked in...

Episode 362 May 23, 2019

Election Results Special: How the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance won Maharashtra

With the help of an alliance with Shiv Sena, promises of quotas to the Maratha community and farm loan waivers, BJP has managed to repeat its majestic performance in 2014 in Maharashtra. In this episode,...

Episode 361 May 23, 2019

Election Results Special: How YSRCP swept Andhra Pradesh

The reasons for YSRCP's lead and what it would mean for TDP's future in the state.

Episode 360 May 23, 2019

Election Results Special: How did MK Stalin’s DMK sweep Tamil Nadu?

Amrith Lal joins us to discuss what the DMK sweep means for a post-Karunanidhi, post-Jayalalitha Tamil Nadu, how MK Stalin has proved his mettle and what explains how AIADMK lost in the Lok Sabha elections...

Episode 359 May 23, 2019

Election Results Special: What BJP’s presence in Odisha means for the BJD

What it means for the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the future of BJP in the state.

Episode 358 May 23, 2019

Election Results Special: How did the AAP get wiped out in Delhi?

Mallica Joshi, who reports on Delhi politics for the Indian Express, joins us to explain what the reason for the AAP being wiped out is, how this may affect the state assembly elections next year...

Episode 357 May 23, 2019

Election Results Special: How BJP made inroads in West Bengal

How BJP managed to create a presence in West Bengal and how it will affect the next assembly elections in the state.

Episode 356 May 22, 2019

The Catch Up: 22 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 355 May 22, 2019

Explained: First Past the Post system and other election terms

With one day left for the election results, we unpack commonly used election terms like the First Past the Post electoral system and why it is criticised, how 'vote share' differs from seats won, and...

Episode 354 May 21, 2019

The Catch Up: 21 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 353 May 21, 2019

BSE Sensex rise, Huawei phones and Yogi Adityanath

Why the markets hit an all-time high, Google cancelled Huawai's Android license and the Yogi Adityanath government removed Om Prakash Rajbhar from the Cabinet.

Episode 352 May 20, 2019

The Catch Up: 20 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 351 May 20, 2019

What the 2019 Lok Sabha elections exit polls don’t tell you

Our episode today dissects- why election surveys in general can paint a very different picture than actual results, why exit polls in particular should not be blindly trusted and if there are patterns in the...

Episode 350 May 17, 2019

The Catch Up: 17 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 349 May 17, 2019

Pragya Thakur, IndiGo Airline and Sony Music

Why Nathuram Godse still resonates with those on the extreme Right, why the promoters of IndiGo airline are at loggerheads and a strange copyright dispute.

Episode 348 May 16, 2019

The Catch Up: 16 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 347 May 16, 2019

TMC v/s BJP: Bengal Violence and the shift in narrative to Vidyasagar

The shift in narrative, the affect on voters sitting on the fence and (amidst TMC v/s BJP) Congress's position in the state.

Episode 346 May 15, 2019

The Catch Up: 15 May

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.