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3 Things

3 Things Description: The daily news show from the Indian Express where we talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it

3 Things3 Things Description: The daily news show from the Indian Express where we talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it
Episode May 1, 2018

#25 Village electrification

After the headlines, Senior Correspondent Deepak Patel unpacks the government’s claim to have achieved complete village electrification, and then we look at the Lalit Kala Akademi’s plan to digitize its collection.

Episode April 30, 2018

#24 PSBs to look for fraud, Justice KM Joseph, and Avengers Infinity War

Assistant Editor Sunny Verma examines the situation in the banking sector, where banks have begun to audit loan accounts over 50 crore. Deputy Editor Seema Chishti lays out the case of Justice KM Joseph, whose...

Episode April 26, 2018

#23 AFSPA lifted, minimum support price, and Gautam Gambhir resigns

Rahul Tripathi takes me through the lifting of AFSPA in parts of the northeast, then Harish Damodaran explains what the minimum support price is, how it’s calculated and what effect it actually has. Finally, Daksh...

Episode April 25, 2018

#22 Highs, lows and possible consequences of the Commonwealth Games

Mihir Wasawda is back from the Gold Coast where he was covering the Commonwealth Games. He chats with me about the highpoints, the low points and what could come next.

Episode April 24, 2018

#21 Electric vehicles and power sources, and an IPL update

Anil Sasi gives us a double segment where we explore the possibilities and challenges of electric vehicles in India, and also spend some time on where they would get the electricity they need to run....

Episode April 23, 2018

#20 Death penalty for rape, impeaching the CJI, and the cash crunch

Senior Assistant Editor Shalini Nair discusses the consequences and implications of the rape punishment ordinance that was passed into law yesterday, after which Senior Assistant Editor Abantika Ghosh unpacks the attempt to impeach the Chief...

Episode April 19, 2018

#19 Facebook tracking and migration into the Indian subcontinent

Assistant Editor Shruti Dhapola does a double segment to bring me up to date on information uncovered over the course of Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to the Senate and the Congress, and Correspondent Sowmiya Ashok unpacks...

Episode April 18, 2018

#18 Chemical weapons in Syria, tax allocations, and standing for election in multiple seats

Contributing Editor Raja Mohan talks to me about Syria, chemical weapons and the tragic complexities of the war there. After that, National Policy Editor Shaji Vikraman unpacks why south Indian states are so upset about...

Episode April 17, 2018

#17 Jail conditions, pricing electricity, and Dr Ambedkar as an icon

Conditions in India’s jails, Pricing problems with the energy sector, How Dr B.R. Ambedkar became a Dalit icon.

Episode April 16, 2018

#16 Rohingya camps, refugees in India, and the renewable energy sector

Conditions in Rohingya refugee camps in and around Delhi, Renewable energy in India.

Episode April 12, 2018

#15 Special edition: Siddhartha Mukherjee on genetics and artificial intelligence.

Special edition: Excerpt of Siddhartha Mukherjee's interview about the intersection between genetics and artificial intelligence.

Episode April 11, 2018

#14 Data privacy, and the return of the CSK and RR to the IPL

Data privacy, Return of banned IPL teams, Australian Cricket Board cracks down hard on ball tampering.