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The politics and the necessity of forgetting Feroze Gandhy

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“Love is so short, Forgetting is so long,” wrote Pablo Neruda in his much popular poem ‘Tonight I Can Write the Saddest Lines’. When the silence rises in the current political scenario where Rahul Gandhi and his associates are too keen to rewrite and manipulate their own familial history to capitalize on a resurgent Saffron […]

Captain Grit, Nari Contractor

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Nariman Jamshedji Contractor was born on March 7, 1934 at Godhra Gujarat by accident. His pregnant mother was coming on a train from Dahod in Gujarat to Bombay for delivery when all of a sudden she went into labour. Contractor’s uncle was the driver of the train. He arranged medical assistance and dropped her at […]

Yummiest Parsi Food in Bangalore

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We have found a hidden gem, a place that serves the yummiest Parsi and Irani food in Bangalore. Watch Aahana Banerjee try some lip smacking dishes at The Café at Saanchi Published on The Big Scope

Zoroastrian priest backs petition against Metro

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MUMBAI: The Metro 3, if allowed to run under two Atash Behrams here, would breach the spiritual circuit and it will be a “complete desecration”, said a fully ordained Zoroastrian priest, Ervad Parvez Bajan, in an affidavit before the Bombay high court. Read out by senior counsel Navroz Seervai, representing a few Parsi professionals seeking […]

‘There is no gender in the kitchen, we are all equals’ – Chef Anahita Dhondy

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Anahita Dhondy doesn’t like being called ‘female’ or ‘celebrity’ chef, though she fits both definitions. Over a couple of rushed phone calls and food orders, we talk to this 28-year-old on why there aren’t enough women chefs in India. The chef’s coat, hair tied back, shuffling pots and pans in a high-pressure kitchen and delegating […]

Parsis start online petition to get Metro 3 tunnels realigned

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Appeal to PM to shift network under fire temples by 4 metres The Parsi community has started an online petition addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding a slight shift of the tunnels of Mumbai Metro 3 that will pass from beneath two highest grade fire temples in the city. The petition started on Saturday […]

Hollywood Framed For A Father

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Maxie Cooper’s art exhibition, Now Showing, reels back in tribute to her movie mogul father Keki Modi and the golden cinema years he brought Bombay. It was irony heaped on irony. Four years ago, the last poster tore away from the New Empire walls. The film? 300: Rise of an Empire. It marked the fall […]