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Sunday, October 17, 2021



‘A Parsi could belong to any religion or none’: Coomi Kapoor

August 01, 2021 9:32 am

Journalist and writer Coomi Kapoor on feminist Parsi women and lines of separation in the community

Booked for ‘hiding religion’, Parsi man granted anticipatory bail by Gujarat High Court

April 11, 2021 2:24 am

An FIR was filed in August last year against Parsi Vadodara resident Feroz Contractor, following the sale of a plot of land in the Samarpan Housing Service Co-operative Society in the Tandalja area of Vadodara to one Muslim man, Firoz Patel.

Have you tried Delnaaz Irani-style Parsi chai? Check out the recipe

March 17, 2021 4:05 pm

"My chai is the talk of the town," said actor Delnaaz Irani on Instagram

The Back Burner: T’s crisp crumb-fried fish will leave you wanting more

May 23, 2020 8:43 pm

Marinated in a spicy green chutney and generously coated in breadcrumbs, this fried fish recipe will liven up your meals

‘I felt that Parsi women needed to be given a voice’

June 06, 2019 12:34 am

Filmmaker Oorvazi Irani’s experimental short is a monologue that questions deep-rooted patriarchal practices

The Significant Other

January 17, 2018 12:16 am

Mobeen Ansari, a Pakistan-based photographer, on travelling the length and breadth of the country to capture traditions and festivals of its religious minorities — the Hindus, Parsis and Budddhists among others.

Parsi trust to Supreme Court: Will allow women marrying outside religion enter temples

December 14, 2017 6:14 pm

The apex court was hearing a petition filed by Goolrokh Gupta, a Parsi woman who was barred from entering fire temples and Towers of Silence after she married outside the community.

In Parsi genes, new clues on old cultures

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.

Keep the fire burning: How about a visit to the oldest-burning fire temple in the world?

January 10, 2016 1:00 am

The sleepy little coastal town of Udvada in coastal Gujarat is where the earliest Parsi immigrants from Iran settled. Now, a festival is trying to put the town back on the map and bring its rich history in focus.

Charlie Hebdo: French police detain nine in massive hunt for two suspects

January 09, 2015 1:53 pm

French President Francois Hollande joined by residents, tourists and Muslim leaders called for tolerance after the country's worst terrorist attack in decades.