India  /  Published 28.08.21

Scan on bias against Parsi women

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and others on a petition challenging the alleged discrimination and ostracisation of Parsi women who marry outside the community. The petition...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Style  /  Published 09.08.21

Ashdeen Z. Lilaowala’s Parsi gara comes to Calcutta

You are also getting separate sari collections... We have done this elaborate French knot saris. Those are even more painstakingly done... petit point and French knots. Those are extremely detailed s...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Books  /  Published 08.08.21

Parsi Petrel

If Bhikhaiji (Cama) was the best-known Parsi revolutionary of the twentieth century, Kobad Ghandy is probably her closest 21st century counterpart. The police identified him as a politburo member of t...
By Coomi Kapoor

Heritage  /  Published 13.09.20

Cradle of the dying

By Prasun Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.20

‘Treasure trove’ of pioneering Parsis

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Food  /  Published 20.03.19

Recipe for Navroz: Classic Parsi chicken pattice

By Smita Tripathi

Heritage  /  Published 22.02.20

The Parsi Babu who loved Calcutta

This is the story of “intrepid men who had left settled homes in the west to journey to Calcutta to start a new life” two centuries ago. Some of them went on to make “millions and lost it all an...
By Prochy N. Mehta

Entertainment  /  Published 23.03.20

Maska with Manisha

Manisha Koirala is returning to Netflix this week with Maska after starring in the streaming platform’s 2018 anthology, Lust Stories. Streaming from March 27, the young coming-of-age Netflix Origina...
By Ushnota Paul

India  /  Published 12.12.19

Funds for Parsi health project

A decade-old effort to search for novel biological markers for specific diseases and cancers using blood samples from Parsi community members is expected to receive a boost through a financial grant f...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Friends in need: Parsis care for their elderly

When Ava Mehta flew down from England to visit her parents in the city during Navroz last month, her mother Tina Mehta hosted a tea party for her to meet the people who look after the octogenarian cou...
By Arundhati Bhattacharya in Calcutta


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