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Jan 24, 2019
Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before lawThere has been much criticism on how the Citizenship Amendment Bill, by selectively picking six religious denominations, violates the core principles of equality before the law (Article 14) embedded in India’s Constitution.
Nov 29, 2018
BJP's rationale for Citizenship Amendment Bill shows how sectarian politics, short-term gains make people miss woods for treesThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre seems to have put on hold its plans to amend the existing Citizenship Act in order to facilitate the grant of citizenship to Buddhists, Christians, Jains, Hindus, Parsis and Sikhs from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
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
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.
Nov 13, 2015
Pakistani daily lauds Nawaz Sharif's Diwali message on minoritiesPakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif delivered an important message on Diwali when he called for all Muslims to accept Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Parsis and other minorities living in the country as equals, said a Pakistani daily on Friday.
Aug 19, 2015
Navroz Mubarak: Parsi community celebrates New Year at Fire TemplePM Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee too extended their greetings and said that Navroz represents new beginnings.
Jun 12, 2015
Parsis miffed as Snoop Dogg's recent video features the Zoroastrian sacred symbolSnoop Dogg is no stranger to controversies, what with his sexist lyrics and homophobic remarks offending many.
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."
May 28, 2014
Muslims not minority, Parsis are: Najma HeptullahMinority 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.