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Parsis maybe the desi panda, but what about other endangered Indians?

Nov 13, 2014

Parsis maybe the desi panda, but what about other endangered Indians?

In Chattisgarh at least 13 women died thanks to botched sterilisations. Meanwhile the JiyoParsi campaign encourages Parsis to "not use condoms tonight." #OnOurMind #CriticalPoint #Chhattisgarh #Bo #Parsis #Condoms #tubectomy #vasectomy #Chattisgarh Sterilisation deaths #Jiyo Parsi #Sterilisation drive
Say no to the condom: Controversial ad campaign urges Parsis to multiply

Nov 12, 2014

Say no to the condom: Controversial ad campaign urges Parsis to multiply

While Parsis are known to take a dig at themselves, especially when it comes to their dwindling population, the new 'Jiyo Parsi ad campaign which "urges Parsis to get married at a correct age and make more babies", has raised several eyebrows. #BuzzPatrol #Population #Advertising #IVF #Deaths #community #Sam Balsara #Madison #Parsi #Jiyo Parsi #births
Jiyo Parsi scheme Why the community in Mumbai is thankful to the UPA

Aug 05, 2014

Jiyo Parsi scheme Why the community in Mumbai is thankful to the UPA

The Parsi community is suddenly all praises for the UPA government as six Parsi couples in Mumbai have conceived through the Jiyo Parsi scheme, which is medical assistance provided by the Centre for the dwindling community. #India #UPA #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Parsi #Zoroastrian #Jiyo Parsi scheme
Muslims not minority, Parsis are Najma Heptullah

May 28, 2014

Muslims not minority, Parsis are Najma Heptullah

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah kicked up a storm soon after assuming office with her statement that Muslims are not a minority in the country, only Parsis are. She pointed at the dwindling population of the Parsis to justify her statement. #India #BJP #Muslims #Narendra Modi government #Parsis #Najma Heptullah #Minority in India #Minority Affairs Minister India
Pakistan's only Parsi cricketer dies, neglected and in poverty

Mar 25, 2014

Pakistan's only Parsi cricketer dies, neglected and in poverty

Dinshaw, an 86-year-old man in need of proper care and support, was suffering from schizophrenia. He breathed his last in Karachi on Monday. #World #Sports #ThatsJustWrong #Cricket #Pakistan #Rusi Dinshaw #Parsi cricketer
Jain community could get minority status, will get central funds

Jan 08, 2014

Jain community could get minority status, will get central funds

The community is already enjoys minority status in some states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. #NewsTracker #Hindus #christians #Sikhs #Parsis #Buddhists #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Jain community #Minority Affairs Ministry
Scholarship scam? Activist alleges UP govt falsely inflating Parsi population

Oct 25, 2013

Scholarship scam? Activist alleges UP govt falsely inflating Parsi population

The minority welfare department website of the state government lists around 60 Parsi families in the district. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Education #Scholarships #Parsi
Being Zoroastrian Understanding the Parsi community

May 31, 2013

Being Zoroastrian Understanding the Parsi community

Photographer Kainaz Amaria has been born and brought up in America. As a child, when she'd tell her friends at school she was a Zoroastrian, they thought she was pretending to be a superhero. Years later, Amaria came to India to understand her Zoroastrian heritage better by spending time with and documenting the lives of Parsis (which is how we know Zoroastrians) in India today. #Q&A #Parsis #Being Zoroastrain