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Our flagship daily news show, where hosts Shashank Bhargava and Arun George talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it
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The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.
First, we’re speaking with The Indian Express’s Somya Lakhani about a massive chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police in connection with what they allege was a conspiracy behind the communal riots in February. Then, we’re speaking with The Indian Express’s Aranya Shankar about the many allegations Umar Khalid has faced since he was accused in a case of sedition in 2016. (7:32)  And finally, we’re looking at what happened as a result of opposition parties boycotting Parliamentary proceedings. (25:25) Previous episode on MP's suspension: https://bit.ly/32QEfKF
The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.
In the first segment, Manoj CG talks about the chaos, confusion, and ruckus that took place in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday and Monday over the contentious farm reform bills. Next, Krishn Kaushik talks about how patrolling patterns have changed along the LAC and how much ground area are Indian troops being denied access to by China (16:08). And in the end, a quick look at a new investigative series by the Indian Express called the FinCEN files (24:44). Additional links: - Podcast with Harish Damodaran on the three farm reform bills (https://indianexpress.com/audio/3-things/india-china-joint-statement-failures-of-indias-covid-19-strategy-farmer-protests/6594863/) - Udit Misra's piece on 'Making sense of the farm Bills' (https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/agriculture-ordinances-punjab-haryana-farmers-protest-explainspeaking-6603039/) - FinCEN files investigation (https://indianexpress.com/article/express-exclusive/fincen-files-money-laundering-us-treasury-department-dawood-ibrahim-icij-india-list-6603901/)
The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.
First, we’re speaking with The Indian Express’s Maulshree Seth in Lucknow about why Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has asked for the state’s administration to look into allegations of what is called ‘love jihad’.  Then, we’re speaking with The Indian Express’s Bashaarat Masood in Srinagar about a controversial encounter in which the Army has now admitted it killed three men. (12:37) And finally, we’re looking at the chaos that took place in the Rajya Sabha to pass two agriculture-related laws. (19:30) Previous episode of Kashmir encounter: https://bit.ly/35Uumh8 Previous episode of farmer protests: https://bit.ly/3iJ23Wp
The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.
Earlier this week, the Indian Express released the findings of a three part investigative series called China Watching. The investigation revealed how a technology firm called Zhenhua Data with links to the Chinese government and military is monitoring over 2.5 million individuals across the world in real time, including at least 10,000 Indians. In this episode, P Vaidhyanathan Iyer and Jay Mazoomdar join us to talk about this investigation, the concerns it raises and the implications that it has for India. You can read about the China Watching investigation here (https://indianexpress.com/article/express-exclusive/china-watching-big-data-president-kovind-pm-narendra-modi-opposition-leaders-chief-justice-of-india-zhenhua-data-information-technology-6594861/) .
The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.
In today’s episode, we’re first speaking with The Indian Express’s Parthasarathi Biswas about the government’s decision to ban the export of onions and whether it benefits anyone.  Then we’re speaking with The Indian Express’s Sohini Ghosh in Ahmedabad about why Gujarat is struggling to deal with the spread of the virus in the state. (12:34) And finally, a quick look at a CBI court announcing the date for the verdict in the case filed in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case. (23:51) Episode on Tripura and COVID-19: https://bit.ly/3kdowuU
The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.
In the first segment, Udit Misra talks about how many people have lost jobs during the COVID-19 lockdown so far, the patterns that have emerged from the job losses, and to what extent the government can provide a solution to this crisis. Next, Amitabh Sinha talks about the discovery that has opened up possibilities that there might be extraterrestrial life on Venus (16:28). And in the end, a look at Rajnath Singh’s comments on the India-China border crisis in parliament (25:06).
The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.
In today’s episode we’re speaking with The Indian Express’s Aranya Shanka and Anand Mohan over a controversial supplementary chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police in a Delhi riots case that lists prominent names. (1:38)  Then we’re looking at how the state of Tripura has seen a rising death toll as it tried to battle the pandemic with just one hospital set aside for critical COVID-19 patients. (13:06)  And finally, a quick look at the government’s decision to ban the export of onions. (21:40)
The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.
In the first segment, Shubhajit Roy talks about the significance of the joint statement made by India-China last week and why we should be careful about being too optimistic about it. Next, Kaunain Sheriff talks about the results of the first national serological survey and how it reveals the failures of India’s containment strategy and surveillance measures (09:20). And in the end, Harish Damodaran explains why farmers in Punjab and Haryana are protesting against three ordinances by the government despite the laws being progressive (18:08).
In this special episode of 3 Things, we’re speaking with four of The Indian Express’s photojournalists about documenting the pandemic. Tashi Tobgyal in Delhi, Partha Paul in Kolkata, Arul Horizon in Pune and Amit Chakravarty in Mumbai speak about their experiences of covering the pandemic, the challenges and how it has changed them.
The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.
In today’s episode, we’re first speaking with The Indian Express’s Prabha Raghavan about why the trials of one of the most closely watched vaccine candidates for COVID-19 have been put on hold. Then, we’re speaking with The Indian Express’s Avishek Dastidar about why Indian Railways wants to convert many non-air conditioned sleeper and general class coaches into air conditioned coaches. (10:07) And finally, we’re looking at a Rs 110 crore scam in Tamil Nadu and Arun Janardhanan explains how it was executed and caught. (16:18)
The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.
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Comments (54)

Manmath

About jail issue. How are courts to blame for inability of accused to hire Lawyers? There is already legal aid committee to help financially poor litigants? Do expect govt to bear expenses for hiring lawyers?

Aug 31st
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Neeraj Paulose Raj

it would be good if you could link some show notes ,so that we could explore more

Jul 22nd
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Rahul Dabas

hot

Jul 13th
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Praveen

on point !!

Jun 20th
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Tulasidhar Dronamraju

such a crappy podcast.

May 30th
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Pratap Nair

The inefficiency & greed by the pvt hospitals & labs is revealing. An important point to be considered is the farce of medical insurance. Insurance providers should now cover govt hospitals.

May 6th
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anuna tiwari

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Apr 27th
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Pratik keni

they need to extend lockdown

Apr 8th
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Shankar Ysb

today podcast full of assumptions (may be)...we need evidence based news.

Apr 8th
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Aditya Kotian

Thank you for the information 👍

Mar 26th
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K Muzaffar

very interesting

Mar 23rd
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Kamil Hasan HASAN

Crispy content with In house expert giving you better clarity what's going on around and why you need to care about it

Mar 12th
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Phillip J. Fry

Best Indian news podcast. Well produced and a really simple format. Easy to listen and very informative and pleasant hosts too.

Mar 11th
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K Muzaffar

awesome

Feb 17th
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Paras Patil

awesome

Feb 5th
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Bhargavi Chandrashekar

Only few parts of Karnataka they have imposed Section 144, not in entire Karnataka. Only in the major cities.

Dec 20th
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ABHILASH BABU

Why was an unedited version uploaded for this episode? Felt like a bloopers episode.

Dec 4th
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sum black

you are not feeling well today, go home take a rest. lol

Nov 26th
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Pratap Nair

This is a good episode to understand the Indian Electoral Bonds

Nov 26th
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Voice of the Voiceless

good

Oct 30th
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