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Dec 08, 2017
SC asks Parsi community to relook laws ostracising women who marry outside their faithThe Supreme Court said the law does not sanction the concept of a woman's religion getting merged with her husband's faith after an inter-religion marriage, while dealing a legal question whether a Parsi woman loses her religious identity if she marries a man from a different religion
Dec 05, 2017
Law Commission chairman says Uniform Civil Code 'not possible and not even an option' under ConstitutionTerming the prospect of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) as equivalent to ‘violating the Constitution’, Law Commission chairman Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan said “UCC is not possible and not even an option”.
Nov 03, 2017
Mumbai Metro phase 3 expansion: Parsi priests urge Narendra Modi to realign route, say it threatens sanctity of two fire templesTwo Parsi priests have written to Narendra Modi, urging him to realign the upcoming Metro-III rail project saying it threatens sanctity of two fire temples in south Mumbai
Oct 09, 2017
Is a woman entitled to retain her religious identity after inter-faith marriage? SC constitutional bench to studyThe Supreme Court on Monday referred to a constitution bench the question whether a woman loses her original religion and embraces her husband's religion after marriage
Aug 17, 2017
Navroz Mubarak: Parsi community celebrates new year with food and festivitiesIndian Parsis celebrated the Persian New Year on 17 August this year; It is known to be the single largest group of the Zoroastrian religious community
Aug 17, 2017
Parsi New Year 2017: A look at the community's cultural influence on Bollywood over the yearsToday on the occasion of Nowruz or Parsi New Year, here are a few films that have helped integrate the community's culture into Hindi cinema over the years.
Aug 13, 2017
'Jiyo Parsi' campaign: Misogynistic, clannish, classist ads will not help community's dwindling birth ratesThe 'Jiyo Parsi' ads are part of a government-aided campaign to increase the numbers of the community in India, which is currently at around 69,000, and which faced an alarming 18 percent decline
Jul 09, 2017
Big data analytics in healthcare: Fuelled by wearables and apps, medical research takes giant leap forwardBig data analytics has decreased the time required to double medical knowledge by half, thus compressing healthcare innovation cycle period
Jul 04, 2017
Mumbai underground metro hits roadblock: Fire temple trustees demand Parsi contractor for surveyThe 33.5 kilometre underground metro system will be passing through a Parsi agyiari in Marine Lines, which has raised concerns among the trustees of the fire temple.
Jun 15, 2017
Genetic study conducted in India, Pakistan confirms Parsis migrated to India from PersiaA new genetic study has confirmed that members of the Parsi community indeed migrated to India from ancient Persia, which is present-day Iran