06 Jul 2019
In UP, 82-year-old stopped from boarding train over 'Gandhian' dhoti
In a shocking incident, an 82-year-old man was asked to deboard the Shatabdi Express, despite possessing a reserved ticket due to his attire.
26 Feb 2019
Fighting loneliness: How this app helps senior citizens 'order' grandkids
The impact of loneliness, which occur due to different factors, is believed to be similar to that of smoking 10 cigarettes a day.
16 Jan 2019
72-year-old Chinese pole dancer breaks barriers, inspires all
Some inspirational people have often proved that age is just a number.
13 Jan 2019
Not youngsters, but senior citizens share more fake news: Study
A study has found that people over the age of 65 are more likely to share fake news on social media platforms than younger generations.
04 Jan 2019
Mumbai Police celebrates this 85-year-old woman's birthday: Here's why
Despite living alone for many years in an apartment in Matunga, Mumbai, 85-year-old Lalita Subramanyam has been having blast on her birthday every year for the past four years.
13 Sep 2018
Maharashtra: Emergency alert system for senior citizens to be developed
Maharashtra government has asked police to develop an internet and GPS-based Emergency Alert System to help senior citizens in times of distress.
15 Aug 2018
AIIMS starts door-step test, screening facility for elderly
In a unique initiative, AIIMS has started a door-step service for the people living in old-age homes in Delhi.
10 Aug 2018
India's elderly population to cross 340 million by 2050
The Indian Government is taking steps to ensure proper care of India's elderly people whose population will cross 340 million by 2050, Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel on Friday said.
10 Aug 2018
Woman who abuses in-laws not entitled to their property: HC
A woman mistreating her in-laws has no right to stake claim over their property, the Delhi HC has ruled.
24 Jul 2018
How much longer before humans conquer ageing?
Countless researches, superfoods, cosmetics and exercises claim to have found the way to achieve human's most wishful desire - to enhance longevity or at least our health spans.
18 Jul 2018
Humanity wins! Bus staff, conductor save a 68-year-old's life
A collaborative effort by a conductor, driver and passengers helped save a sexagenarian's life, who suffered a cardiac-arrest on board the bus.
11 Jul 2018
8 helpful smartphone apps you should teach your parents about
Smartphones have made our lives extremely easy thanks to a number of apps that enable us to do almost everything with a few taps.
09 Jul 2018
Survey finds one-fourth of India's elderly population lives alone
It has been some time since India's population breached the 1 billion mark, but a recent survey has revealed that this overwhelming sea of people has done little to make the elderly less lonely.
06 Jul 2018
2,500 elderly taught cyber safety, courtesy Delhi Police
In a noble attempt, Delhi Police organized a workshop yesterday to make senior citizens aware of cyber crimes.
15 Jun 2018
Mumbaikars treat seniors much better than other Indian cities: Survey
The recently released HelpAge India report on abuse of the elderly in Indian cities revealed that out of 23 cities, Mumbai fared much better than most.
03 May 2018
Investment-options for elderly: PMVVY limit doubled to Rs. 15L
In a significant step to provide the elderly a stable income, the government has doubled the investment limit under the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY) to Rs. 15L from the current Rs. 7.5L.
22 Apr 2018
This Indian start-up is hiring interns aged 60 and above
In what seems like a direct inspiration from Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro's 2015 comedy, "The Intern", an Indian start-up called Truebil is now hiring 60-year-old interns.
21 Apr 2018
Work even post-retirement, courtesy this Delhi-based job portal
Aging is a new stage of opportunity and strength, said American writer Betty Friedan.
07 Apr 2018
Muzaffarnagar: 75-year-old woman objects to less ration, beaten to death
A fair price shop owner in Muzaffarnagar allegedly thrashed a 75-year-old woman to death, after she objected to being given less ration.
20 Feb 2018
Delhi Police takes senior citizens for heritage tour
As a part of the Delhi Police Week celebrations of this year, the force took a group of 60 senior citizens from the South-East district of Delhi for a heritage tour of the city on Sunday.
15 Feb 2018
Delhi: Free travel for senior citizens in DTC buses
The Delhi government on Wednesday announced free travel for senior citizens in all Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses plying in the national capital.
06 Feb 2018
Mumbai: This 68-year-old regulates traffic voluntarily everyday for 4 hrs
A 68-year-old retired army man in Mumbai has left everyone amazed by his voluntary service towards the public. The man, Ramdayal Yadav, who is a resident of Nalla Sopara regulates traffic near the Nalla Sopara (East) police station every day for nearly four hours and helps the traffic police present there.
10 Nov 2017
Doorstep banking facilities for senior citizens, disabled from December 31
To make banking easier for senior citizens and the differently-abled, the RBI has asked banks to provide them doorstep facilities.
09 Nov 2017
A mobile app to help old people remember medicine schedules
How many mobile apps can you name that cater exclusively to senior citizens? None? Neither could 17-year-old Aryaman Kunzru. So he developed one himself.
04 May 2017
Centre wants 60 to be senior citizen age limit everywhere
The Centre is considering a consistent "senior citizen" age limit across all sectors to ease access to benefits under government schemes.
22 Apr 2017
Air India lowers senior citizen concession age, but scam continues?
Air India has lowered the age for availing senior citizen concession from 63 to 60; the change will be effective immediately across all domestic fights.
13 Oct 2016
Delhi High Court: Denying sex is grounds for divorce
The Delhi HC overruled a trial-court decision and stated that denying sex to the husband was "mental-cruelty" and valid grounds for divorce.