The Battle of the Parsis

The Battle of the Parsis

Will the house that Jamsetji built with a capital of Rs 21,000 in 1868 continue to retain its values?LET’S START THIS story with the one question everyone asks. How many Parsis are there in India?The answer is likely to be anything between 50,000 and 60,000. No one...

COVID-19 has forced Surat Parsis to cremate the bodies

COVID-19 has forced Surat Parsis to cremate the bodies

Around 40 members of community who succumbed to the infection in Surat denied the traditional funeral of consigning the dead to dakhmas and cremated as per Covid guidelines Monaz Bhesania, a 30-year-old Parsi woman succumbed to the coronavirus infection on Monday and...

India’s Mini-Craze for Bicycling Around the World

In the 1920s and 1930s, a dozen adventurous young riders went on the ultimate journey. In 2017, Anoop Babani, Goa-based former journalist, was recuperating from a cycling accident when he encountered a book from 1931, With Cyclists Around the World, written by three...