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A race to save the Parsis

From dating apps to events, the shrinking community is innovating ways to encourage the young to marry within the faith, reports Ranjita Ganesan. IMAGE: The Zoroastrian population has seen a......

Bengaluru cops bar Togadia's speech from being aired

Hours after Vishwa Hindu Parsi said it had arranged to telecast live it’s leader Praveen Togadia’s speech through video-conferencing at the 'Hindu Virat Samavesha' in Bengaluru on......

No thank you, the Parsis can save themselves

‘Be responsible, don’t use a condom tonight’ goes an advertising campaign that is an insult to the intelligence of a community that is by no means ignorant or illiterate, says......

Parsi earning Rs 90K a month is poor: Parsi punchayet

The Planning Commission may find those earning more than Rs 32 a day ineligible to qualify as poor but for Mumbai's tiny but affluent Parsi community a "poor Parsi" is one who makes up to Rs 90,000......

Parsis celebrate Janmashtami, break stereotype

The dahi handi celebrations in Mumbai are, undoubtedly, huge. It is common to see people of different faiths intermingle during the exercise where human pyramids stretch as high as nine levels to......

Closure 'rumour' sees patrons rush to Parsi Dairy Farm

Of late, the Mumbai-based Parsi Dairy Farm appears to be unwittingly milking the benefits of what it dismisses as a rumour-based report. Visits to the 99-year-old establishment tripled after a......

'Jiyo Parsi Jiyo,' India Inc needs you too!

While the Tata Group is India’s largest conglomerate, the Wadia Group is also one of the oldest corporate houses in India. It will be no exageration to say that Godrej is one of the most......

My successor will not be anti-Parsi or pro-Parsi: Tata

Dismissing all suggestions that only a Parsi with a Tata name would succeed him, Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata on Monday said that the new incumbent would neither be a pro-Parsi nor an anti-Parsi,......

To house or not to house?

It may be all quiet at Kappawalla Agiary, in Mumbai's Tardeo, but all's certainly not well. The Parsi fire temple (agiary) is currently the object of contention in a tug-of-war between its trustees......

How are 'minorities' allowed tax benefits under HUF?

Should the Income-Tax Act have been simultaneously amended to exclude Sikhs and Jains from the definition of HUF once they were declared a minority by the government? Sanjeev Nayyar discusses the......

Bollywood's Parsi power!

And no, says Sukanya Verma, the list doesn't start and stop with Boman Irani! Often caricatured on celluloid, there's more to the small but solid Parsi community than quirks and accent. Quite a few......

'With all the love pouring in, our Parsi tribe has increased!'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Bollywood tweeted their wishes to their fans on the Parsi New Year: Boman Irani: Saal Mubarak to one and all! We may be just a......

Stars celebrate Parsi New Year

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. On the occasion of Navroze, the Parsi New Year, Bollywood stars tweeted their wishes: Ameesha Patel: ‘Wishing all the parsis......

Boman Irani's son's wedding pictures

Boman Irani's son Danesh got married to Reah Cama in a traditional Parsi wedding at the agiary in Colaba, South Mumbai, on November 17. The happy family poses for a picture here: Boman, Reah,......

First Look: Where Aamir, Rani are shooting

Aamir Khan and Rani Mukerji are secretly shooting a film inside an old Parsi building in the Five Gardens area in Dadar, central Mumbai. The old building apparently provides the best backdrop......
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Parsis fear Metro-III alignment may endanger fire temples

The upcoming Mumbai Metro-III project has caused consternation in Parsi community as the underground corridor will pass below some of their ancient... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/parsis-fear-metro-iii-alignment-may-endanger-fire-temples-117101500583_1.html
Parsis upset over Agiary land

Under the civic body's DP 2034, two fire temples in Tardeo are likely to lose a part of their land ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-parsis-upset-over-agiary-land-2552674
Newbies

A young crop of actors are making their mark on the big screen. Each has had his own unique journey towards the arc lights but they all embody that... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/newbies
After Karim Morani, nephew Alim Morani accused of having illegitimate sexual relations with a married woman

After reports of Karim Morani being accused of rape, his nephew Alim Morani is now embroiled in a scandal involving adultery. Alim, who is the... ...

http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/bollywood/shocking-karim-morani-nephew-alim-morani-accused-illegitimate-sexual-relations-married-woman/
A new UCC for a new India? Progressive draft UCC allows for same sex marriages

A “progressive” Uniform Civil Code (UCC), providing for same sex marriage and marriage of transgenders has been submitted to the Law... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/a-new-ucc-for-a-new-india-progressive-draft-ucc-allows-for-same-sex-marriages-85386.html

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