Love issue

The love issue 2018: Love in Varanasi

The love issue 2018: Love in Varanasi

8 min read . 10 Feb 2018
Anushka Sharma and Ranbir Kapoor in a still from ’The Breakup Song’ from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, a song that celebrates, instead of mourning, the end of love.

The love issue 2018: Break-up songs

4 min read . 10 Feb 2018
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint
Geet and Randy, who met on Twitter, on their wedding day. Photo: Vijay Kumar<br />
Embarking on relationships involves a kind of mutual disrobing, often in stages, not always equal, and not necessarily physical. Photo: AFP<br />

You can leave your hat on

7 min read . 14 Feb 2016
Men, unlike women, seem to be paralysed by the need for internal change and are at odds when it comes to being alone. Photo: Pranab Jyoti Gogoi/Mint<br />

Game, reset, match

8 min read . 12 Feb 2016
It is important to be able to experience love and sex separately. Photo: <br />

The lustful years

7 min read . 12 Feb 2016
An illustration from the Ramayan, commissioned by Maharana Jagat Singh of Mewar, Rajasthan, in the 17th century, depicts Kaikeyi demanding that Dasharatha send Rama into exile. Photo: © The British Library Board, Add. 15296(1), f.24r<br />

Love and ageing in the classics

7 min read . 20 Feb 2016
Illustration by Jayachandran/Mint<br />

Love stories

1 min read . 14 Feb 2015
Love between two men or two women is acceptable as long as lust does not tinge it. Illustration by Jayachandran/Mint<br />

Bromances from mythology

7 min read . 14 Feb 2015
Photo: Jayachandran/Mint<br />

Alchemical solutions

17 min read . 14 Feb 2015
Shakir and Rukaiya Virpurwala. Photographs by Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />

The ride back home

5 min read . 14 Feb 2015
Bhakti is high-voltage stuff, an urgent, unguarded longing, a passionate human cry for authenticity and belonging. Illustration by Jayachandran/Mint<br />

A love affair with ‘bhakti’

7 min read . 14 Feb 2015
A mahout guiding an elephant. Photo: India Pictures<br />

Life without Krishnankutty

5 min read . 14 Feb 2015
A couple in Lodi Gardens in Delhi. Photo: Thinkstock<br />

Geography of love

5 min read . 13 Feb 2015
A painting depicting Socrates and Alcibiades. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. <br />

The Love Issue | Tough love

3 min read . 21 Jan 2016
Giorgio Armani. Photo: Giuseppe Cacace/Getty Images<br />

The Love Issue | Designer genes

4 min read . 08 Feb 2014