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Thursday, April 02, 2020

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 651 December 13, 2019

The Catch Up: 13 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 650 December 13, 2019

Protests intensify in Assam, Clean chit to PM Modi, Ayodhya review petitions

Detailing the situation on ground in Assam where anti-Citizenship Amendment Bill protests are raging, what the Nanavati Commission's report says about the 2002 Godhra riots and PM Modi, and what happened to all the review...

Episode 648 December 12, 2019

How does the Data Protection Bill affect you?

Reporters Karishma Mehrotra, Shruti Dhapola and Udbhav Tiwari, Public Policy Advisor for Mozilla, simplify what the bill says, how it affects you, and why, despite being a strong bill, it raises questions about government surveillance...

Episode 646 December 11, 2019

Why the Citizenship Amendment bill is facing so much opposition

Unpacking how the CAB bill changes India's citizenship law, the reasoning provided by the Centre, why the North East is protesting, the legal challenges it may face and why it is being criticised for religious...

Episode 644 December 10, 2019

Karnataka bypolls, Unnao rape, Delhi gang-rape accused

Detailing why the BJP winning the Karnataka by-polls is significant for a state which has seen so much political upheaval over the last two years, why the death of the Unnao rape victim brings up...

Episode 642 December 9, 2019

What the Hyderabad encounter killing says about law and order in India

How the encounter killings took place, what it says about the judicial system and how they might affect the law and order of the region.

Episode 641 December 6, 2019

The Catch Up: 6 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 640 December 6, 2019

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, no repo rate cut by RBI and Unnao rape victim

The changes in the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, why RBI did not cut repo rate this time and what happened to the Unnao gangrape victim.

Episode 639 December 5, 2019

The Catch Up: 5 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 638 December 5, 2019

Chennai techie finds Vikram lander, bullet train under review and Sudan tanker blast

How an amateur software programmer located Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander, can the new Maharashtra government impact the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project and how at least 8 Indian workers were killed in an LPG tanker blast in...

Episode 637 December 4, 2019

The Catch Up: 4 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 636 December 4, 2019

What the outrage around the Hyderabad rape fails to address about violence against women

On this episode of 3 Things, we take a look at how the case is unraveling and why calls for stricter punishment often work to obfuscate the very real problem of sexual violence in India.

Episode 635 December 3, 2019

The Catch Up: 3 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 634 December 3, 2019

Chhattisgarh “encounter” investigation, Pakistan Army chief, Pan NRC deadline

Unpacking why the findings of a commission to probe the 2012 Chattisgarh "encounter" where 17 people were killed is damning, why the Pakistan judiciary stepping in to shorten Army chief General Bajwa's tenure extension is...

Episode 633 December 2, 2019

The Catch Up: 2 December

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 632 December 2, 2019

Decoding the latest GDP figures and what can save the Indian economy

With 4.5% growth, India's GDP growth continues to be the lowest it’s been in more than 6 years, Our reporters detail how government spendings are propping up our economy, why boosting demand, not supply, is...

Episode 631 November 29, 2019

The Catch Up: 29 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 630 November 29, 2019

Godse and unparliamentary words, words disallowed in FIRs, Maharashtra govt promises

Why BJP MP Pragya Thakur's Godse remark in the Lok Sabha was considered "unparliamentary", why the Delhi High Court has asked police not to use certain Urdu words in FIRs, and what the Shiv Sena-...

Episode 629 November 28, 2019

The Catch Up: 28 November

The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.

Episode 628 November 28, 2019

How the Maharashtra government formation drama played out behind-the-scenes

Unpacking all the strategising and missed chances that went on behind the Maharashtra government formation, why it's a major setback for the BJP and the drama within the NCP.