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Parsi community mulls Supreme Court order on mixed marriage

Over 130 babies born in 4 years of 'Jiyo Parsi' scheme

Over 130 babies were born since the government launched the 'Jiyo Parsi' scheme in 2013 to arrest the Parsi community's declining population, says a foundation associated with implementation of the initiative.The Parzor Foundation is implementing the scheme, ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Parsis who married outside community get their own fire temple

Over 100 "reformist" Parsis have inaugurated a fire temple in Pune's Kondhwa area which recognises the children of Parsis marrying outside the community as well as allows entry to non-Parsis.The shrine made on a budget of Rs 2.2 crore is an attempt to end the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Excommunicated Parsis inaugurate fire temple in Pune; allows entry to non-Parsis  DNA1 month ago Parsis giving a treat to Amdavadis on Dec 29  DNA1 month ago Mumbai: Metro line under fire temple will create spiritual pollution, say Parsi community  India Today2 months ago

A conservative Parsi book to counter liberals

Nearly a month after liberal members of the Parsi community opened an Asha Vahishta (best righteousness), a Zoroastrian Centre which has a Dadgah (house-level) fire and a library in Pune to ensure that Parsi families continue to live together, the orthodox ...
 DNA4 weeks ago Parsi reformists open to building alternative Zoroastrian centre  DNA1 month ago

Plea on Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act:SC seeks Centre's reply

A plea questioning the validity of certain provisions of the pre-independence era Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act today led the Supreme Court to seek a response from the government. A bench headed by Justice Kurian Joseph asked the Centre to file a reply on the petition challenging the provisions of the 1936 Act claiming that it was akin to a 'jury system' in divorce matters. The petitioner has challenged the provisions on the ground that they were violative of Articles 14 (equality before ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago After triple talaq, SC to examine Parsi law on divorce  Deccan Herald2 months ago SC agrees to examine validity of Parsi Marriage/Divorce Act  Business Standard2 months ago

Former Mumbai cricketer Amroliwala is no more

Former Mumbai Ranji Trophy cricketer, Hoshang (Hoshi) Amroliwala died here today aged 86.The authorities at the Parsi Tower of Silence confirmed that the last rites were scheduled later today.In a first class career between 1956-57 and '63-64 Amroliwala ...
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Secularism is in DNA of Indians: Venkaiah Naidu

Praising the Parsi community for its contribution towards the nation building and the country's economy, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said secularism was in the DNA of every Indian much before it was enshrined in the Constitution.Naidu was addressing the ...
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Kumbh Mela on Unesco 'cultural heritage' list; Modi says 'matter of pride'

This inscription is the third in two years for India following the inclusion of yoga and Navroz, the Parsi New Year Last Updated at December 8, 2017 12:28 IST
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Wife's religion doesn't merge with husband's post marriage: SC on Parsi row

The Parsi woman has sought a declaration from the court that she would not be barred from attending the funeral of her father IANS | New Delhi Last Updated at December 8, 2017 08:31 IST Supreme Court The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Parsi Anjuman in ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Consider allowing a Parsi woman to attend fathers last rites, SC asks Parsi body  Nerve2 months ago

Woman doesn't lose her religion of birth after inter-faith marriage: SC

The SC was dealing with a legal question whether a Parsi woman loses her religious identity if she marries a man from a different religion.
 DNA2 months ago Women do not lose religious identity post-marriage: SC  Mathrubhumi2 months ago No law says woman's religion should change to that of husband's after marriage: SC  Rediff.com2 months ago No law provides change of woman's religion after marriage: SC  Deccan Herald2 months ago

SC seeks Centre's response on jury system in Parsi matrimonial courts

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Central government's response on a plea by a Parsi woman challenging the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act that allows local Parsi community to act as jury in the grant of divorce to an estranged couple.The bench of Justice ...
 Prokerala2 months ago SC seeks Centres response on jury system in Parsi matrimonial courts  Nerve2 months ago SC seeks AG's assistance in hearing plea on live streaming of court proceedings  Deccan Herald1 week ago Indira Jaising seeks live streaming of SC proceedings in important cases  Sify1 month ago
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