News  /  Published 03.03.22

Heritage tag on Tiretta Bazar, the breakfast hub of Kolkata

Intach, Kolkata, along with Rinku Bhowmick from Singapore undertook a project in 2012-13 that sought to highlight Tiretta Bazar. "We conceptualised a project for the urban regeneration of the ci...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.01.22

Going strong at 113, Manackjee Rustomjee Dharamshala in service of Parsis in Kolkata

 A 113-year-old dharamshala, meant for Parsi travellers and known for its delectable dhansak, has kept the spirit of the community alive despite struggling in terms of numbers. The Man...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 18.01.22

Covid funeral: No concession to Parsi community

The Centre on Monday cited the risk of virus transmission to inform the Supreme Court that bodies of Covid-19 victims could either be cremated or buried and, therefore, no concession could be granted ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

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


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