Bombay Articles

Sign The Petition: Save Parsi Gate at Marine Drive

A group of concerned citizens have started an online petition to save the Parsi Gate at Marine Drive in south Mumbai, which is likely to be relocated by the BMC for the upcoming coastal road. Article by Nauzer Bharucha | Times Of India The petition...
Theft attempt at Bhikha Behram well

Theft attempt at Bhikha Behram well

Caretaker of SoBo Grade I heritage site raises alarm after spotting signs of break-in and attempt to pry open the donation box. An unsuccessful theft attempt was made at the heritage Bhikha Behram...

ZYNG Relaunches on January 25th at Rustom Baug

ZYNG Relaunches on January 25th at Rustom Baug

On Saturday January 25, 2020; the widely successful ZYNG: Zoroastrian Youth for the Next Generation is being resurrected in its 2.0 avatar. In a mega event planned for the relaunch of ZYNG, the...

The Secrets of Saher Agiary in Mumbai

The Secrets of Saher Agiary in Mumbai

Meher Mirza takes us on a walk around the delightful Saher Agiary.Mumbai has lost so many of its memories under highways and malls that I am loath to share the few pockets that remain, but I shall...

Hoarding At Doongarwadi in Mumbai pulled down

Hoarding At Doongarwadi in Mumbai pulled down

A nearly decade-long battle to remove a two-level hoarding within the premises of the Parsi Tower of Silence (Doongerwadi) at Malabar Hill ended after it was pulled down over the weekend. It was...

Parsi Zoroastrian Guards of the Holy Fire

Parsi Zoroastrian Guards of the Holy Fire

To take care of Parsi fire temples across the country and fight for the preservation of their sanctity if need be, solicitor Berjis Desai has floated the idea of forming a body whose primary...

Mobeds move online under new programme

Mobeds move online under new programme

After breaking away from the Jiyo Parsi programme in February, Jiyo Mobed will debut on Sunday in its new avatar as 'Empowering Mobeds,' through a workshop Article by Gaurav Sarkar | Mid Day After...

Dadar Parsi Colony on Instagram

Dadar Parsi Colony on Instagram

It is impossible not to be taken up by the verdant beauty of Dadar Parsi Colony, and it may so happen that the next time you are sauntering through its lanes or driving past its parks, you may take...

Dadar Parsi Colony: A Photo Tour

Dadar Parsi Colony: A Photo Tour

My first encounter with Dadar was back in 2004 when I used to travel from Churchgate to Dadar during the evening rush hour. Most of my journey would go in planning my exit strategy from the crowded...

Parsi high priests in a debate over Metro 3 route

Parsi high priests in a debate over Metro 3 route

Metro 3 is from Colaba to Bandra to SEEPZ which passes by two fire temples and a well A difference of opinion — with a trace of lack of trust — broke out between Parsi high priests, with one saying...

Parsis upset over Agiary land

Parsis upset over Agiary land

Sethna Agiary (left) and Boyce Dhana Patel Agiary are more than 130-years-old and have been demarcated under the new road-line plan of DP 2034 Article by Anagha Sawant | DNA Under the civic body's...

Parsis protest against MADC flying proposal

Parsis protest against MADC flying proposal

The city’s Parsi community staged a protest on Friday against a proposal by the Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) that recommends that the no-flying zone be reduced from one nautical...