XYZ Holds Fun Leadership Camp

Xtremely Young Zoroastrians, the community’s premiere association for kids and young adults, held its annual Leadership Camp on 26th and 27th November, 2022, at Talegaon. A keenly awaited event, the Leadership Camp comprised 45 participants including XYZ Seniors, volunteers, office bearers and executive committee. Day 1 started with ice breakers and fun Gujarati introductions, followed […]

Supreme Court Agrees To List Plea Against Jury System For Parsi Matrimonial Disputes Next Year

On 25th November, 2022, the Apex Court agreed to list a plea challenging several provisions of the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936, which provides for a system of jury comprising community members to decide matrimonial disputes. A bench comprising Chief Justice of India – D Y Chandrachud and Justice Hima Kohli announced that it […]

Supreme Court’s Judgment On Income From Commercial Activities By Charities

– Parsi Charitable Trusts involved in commercial activities pertaining to housing to exercise extra caution! – The recent judgment of the Supreme Court of India pertaining to commercial or business activities and income from such activities by charitable trusts and institutions enjoying tax exemption is of far-reaching consequences to all trusts, including Parsi charitable trusts. […]

Areez Khambatta Passes Away

Industrialist, philanthropist, ex-Chairman of WAPIZ, and Ex-President of the Ahmedabad Parsi Panchayat, most popularly and fondly remembered as the founder of ‘Rasna’ (the world-famous soft-drink concentrate), Areez Pirojsha Khambatta, passed away on 19th November, 2022, due to a cardiac arrest, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, at the age of 85. Born in 1937, Areez Khambatta, took over the […]