This Valentine's Day our special series celebrates all love as equal.
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The D-day is fast approaching. The day equally loved and loathed by us Indians is just around the corner.

There is much to look forward to in the coming days, but let us hope that this discovery takes us on the path espoused by Einstein and Vemula.
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From Chandigarh to Chennai, the stories of these individuals are the stuff humanity is made of.

'In the Mood for Love', produced by the Public Service Broadcasting Trust, is a film that takes an intimate glimpse into a world too few of us acknowledge.
IPCC Working Group III Chairman Rajendra Pachauri gestures as he attends a news conference to present Working Group III's summary for policymakers at The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Berlin April 13, 2014. REUTERS/Steffi Loos  (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT) - RTR3L1TN

In an interesting turn of events, within the one year, this disciplinary action has, as I see it, turned into a promotion.

"Through my cartoon, I wanted to take the debate to the world. I violated nothing by making that cartoon."
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At such moments, we must remember and follow what the greatest dissident of Indian politics, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia, had done way back in 1954.

One of his contemporaries happens to be Milkha Singh, whose victories are celebrated and remembered by the entire country.

In an attempt to break the stigma surrounding the term 'shopaholic', the advertisement ends up revealing harmful stereotypes of its own.

Over 3,00,000 idlis and other south Indian delicacies move out from this mini Tamil Nadu into the rest of Mumbai each day.

The horror of what you have been doing slowly dawns on you. Every single thing you order comes with cheap packaging that occupies landfills for millennia.

The society needs to revisit some uncomfortable realities instead of being so rigid and imposing the majority's opinion.
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My interest lies in demonstrating that Martin’s misunderstanding makes him a culprit in holding millions of Indians captive.

That a celebration of love and equality can evoke such a reaction from the public, just shows what a long way we have to go.

In a world beset with opinions contradicting each other at every step, and clamouring to fight for attention, how do we know when to stop thinking?
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There seems no logical basis for retaining this draconian law, one that was established in the 1800s and should have been scrapped by now.
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Dating websites can do for relationships what Facebook and other social media did for friendship, make it easier.
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Bangalore's is a tale of two cities, of two kinds of people: intelligent, hospitable, awesome kind. And then there's the immigrant-hating jingoistic kind.

The song 'Uth Jaag' is about our inherent right to dissent and talks about a lot of things that have been going wrong in the country lately.
An activist from the hardline Hindu group Bajrang Dal, attends a protest rally in the northern Indian city of Lucknow September 12, 2007. Thousands of activists gathered on Wednesday to take part in a nation wide protest rally against the controversial project to carve a shipping channel in seas off the Indian south coast despite protests by religious groups who say it will destroy a mythical bridge of sand made by a Hindu god. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar (INDIA) - RTR1TR6H

The new style of highly authoritarian capitalism is what almost all countries have to follow to continue with existing structures.

The film deserves applause for highlighting the plight of the Dalits while resisting the tendency to romanticise them as noble souls subject to oppression.

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