In a strange turn of events related to the Munchi Cama Case, BPP Chairman Yazdi Desai has been charged a fine for his inability to attend a Hearing at the Charity Commissioner’s, though he had intimated the advocates on either side, in advance of the same. Desai is unwilling to take the harassment lying down […]
Tag: Dinshaw Mehta
“Enough Is Enough! Please Let Us Work!”
Say BPP’s Majority Trustees
In a path-breaking development taking place at the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP), the four majority Trustees – Chairman Yazdi Desai and Trustees Noshir Dadrawala, Kersi Randeria and Zarir Bhathena – have taken a positive and bold step to resolve the problem of Housing for over 30 families of our community, who were kept waiting to […]
Shameful Out-Of-Court Drama – New Low For The Community
In one of the most brazen displays of shamelessness, the community and its reputation has been once again subjected to loathsome behavior instigated by the Mehta family (Dinshaw Mehta and his son, Hormuz Mehta), against the Bombay Parsi Punchayet Trustees, which shockingly came down to physical assault, right outside the Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court located at […]
Arrest Imminent? Dadi House Controversy Resolved!
A press briefing was called yesterday afternoon at the Garware Club House by BPP Chairman Yazdi Desai and ex-Trustee Khojeste Mistree, to expose alleged irregularities by former BPP Chairman and Trustee Viraf Mehta’s father, Dinshaw Mehta in a tenancy transfer matter at Dadi House. The panel of speakers who addressed the Press in addition to […]
The Truth – As Is!
PT: Could you sum up in brief the raging controversy about you allegedly “banning” Jam-e-Jamshed from giving it any more BPP advertisements? YD: I have been primarily looking after the Trust’s finances and working hard with Zarir Bhathena to battle the heavy paucity of funds and liquidity that the BPP is currently undergoing. We have […]
Point Of View
Trustee Armaity Tirandaz was sent a number of questions but chose to maintain a politically correct stand, as under: “My commitment is and will always be to the community’s interest implicitly. I would say that since a sitting trustee is also the owner of your newspaper i.e. Parsi Times, in my opinion it should be […]
Quit The Witch-hunt! Face The Truth!!
PT: You’ve always preferred to stay low key and away from the public eye, much to the ire of your editors. However, during the last elections and the past couple of weeks, your name has been liberally used in the negative context as the owner of PT who’s also a BPP Trustee. Your reaction? KR: […]
PT: The BPP Chairman Yazdi Desai and your three fellow Trustees – Noshir Dadrawala, Zarir Bhathena and Kersi Randeria – have quoted their reason to advertise in Parsi Times (PT) because it makes financial sense since PT publishes the matter for free. Since they wish to save on revenues PT was the obvious choice, especially […]
Clearing The Air
PT: The ongoing controversies regarding BPP’s housing allotment to Dr. Farokh Master, and the refusal to advertise in the Jam-e-Jamshed (JJ), have taken center-stage in our community over the past couple of weeks. Kindly comment. ZB: The allotment of Dr. Farokh Master’s flat was done way back on the 23rd of March, 2016, as recommended […]
Two Contrived Controversies
PT: In the past few weeks, there’s been a flurry of messages gone viral on whatsapp and Facebook. Some of these included part rebuttals from you as well. What is your overall take on these controversies? Trustee Noshir H. Dadrawala: There are two main contrived controversies that have been whipped up by a small but […]