August 01, 2021 9:32 am
Journalist and writer Coomi Kapoor on feminist Parsi women and lines of separation in the community
July 23, 2021 10:36 pm
Parsis lay out their deceased in a secluded place known as Dakhmas (the tower of silence), to be eaten by vultures while the remains are exposed to the sun to be decomposed.
August 17, 2019 2:26 pm
Happy Navroz: Since people in India and Pakistan follow the Shahenshahi calendar, which does not consider leap years, the Parsi New Year is celebrated in India and Pakistan about 200 days after it is celebrated across the world.
April 11, 2019 3:09 am
The bench was hearing a PIL which alleged that persons belonging to other races and religions were being discriminated against as they were being denied entry into the fire temple.
November 11, 2017 3:28 am
Parsi priests Vada Dasturji Dr Firoze Kotawal and Vada Dasturji Khursheed Dastur met the CM and Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) officials to express their concerns over the underground tunnels passing close to two Parsi Atash Behrams in Girgaum and also Bhikha Behram well near Churchgate.
October 29, 2017 5:12 am
This would be the second year in a row that members of the National Movement of the Iranian Resistance, some of them are refugees from the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, would celebrate the event in the city.
September 25, 2017 12:03 pm
Parsi men were likely to have intermingled with and married Indian women after they first arrived on the Gujarat coast in the subcontinent from Iran following the emergence of Islam in that area in the 7th century AD.
August 23, 2015 1:50 am
The Parsi community of Delhi celebrated Navroz (New Year) at the Mengusi Parsi Dharamshala on Saturday.
October 08, 2014 4:35 am
Away from Parsi-dominated areas, community members said no political party approached them.
November 20, 2013 5:35 am
Parsi youngsters who are willing to marry and bear kids will get free homes and monetary help for education,fertility treatment.
November 12, 2014 4:58 pm
The Parsi community launched a first-of-its-kind advertisement campaign to tackle the issue of their decreasing number, on Monday (November 10).
August 18, 2014 5:26 pm
arsi women greet each other as they celebrate their new year.