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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
May 12, 2017
NCW chief miffed over absence of woman judge in SC bench hearing triple talaq issueNew Delhi: National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam questioned the absence of a woman in the Supreme Court bench hearing the triple talaq issue.
Mar 27, 2017
Opposition disrupts RS proceedings over vacancies in statutory panels for minoritiesRajya Sabha proceedings were disrupted on Monday after Congress-led opposition created an uproar over the delay in filling up of vacancies in statutory commissions for minorities, SCs, STs and OBCs.
Jan 24, 2017
No Muslims, no single women: Housing bias turning Indian cities into ghettosAs the city grew and drew more migrants, powerful housing societies have often denied homes on the basis of religion, caste, food preferences and even professions.