BPP must stop airing its dirty linen in public

BPP must stop airing its dirty linen in public

The BPP is the apex body of the Parsi community and the second largest landlord in the city, after the Bombay Port Trust (BPT). It controls massive swathes of land, many of which are residential colonies or baugs as they are popularly knownMid Day Editorial BoardThis...

Things get (h)eated at Parsi Punchayet office

Things get (h)eated at Parsi Punchayet office

Trustee’s protest takes form of hunger strike as he claims drastic measures needed to press for elections by year endA combative Noshir Dadrawala (centre) on hunger strike outside the Punchayet office. Pic/Suresh KarkeraNoshir Dadrawala, the man of the moment, on a...

Leeya Mehta: A Story of the World Before the Fence

Leeya Mehta’s A Story of the World Before the Fence is a collection of poems which traverse time, space, and human emotion. Over the span of eighteen poems, Mehta, an award-winning poet, weaves together disparate peoples, locations, times, and events to blur the lines...

They Helped Build Modern India but Are Shrinking as a People

Parsis have supported many of the country’s institutions and nurtured business and the arts. But their numbers have dwindled at an alarming pace.Khurshed Dastoor, a Parsi priest, at his house in Udvada, India, one of the few still occupied in the neighborhood....