senior citizens

Will a physically fit senior citizen be allowed to work? Bombay HC asks Maha govt

Will a physically fit senior citizen be allowed to work? Bombay HC asks Maha govt

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday ordered the Maharashtra government to spell out if a physically fit person, who...Read More

Postal ballot for those above 65 and corona-hit

Postal ballot for those above 65 and corona-hit

The postal ballot, hitherto allowed to those who were aged 80 or above, has been extended to all senior citizens above 65, as also to "Co...Read More

Lockdown cannot be used to harass senior citizens, says HC while ordering son to vacate father's house

Lockdown cannot be used to harass senior citizens, says HC while ordering son to vacate father's house

Lockdown cannot be used as a pretext for harassing a senior citizen, said the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court while ordering a ...Read More

Amid lockdown, Indian Red Cross society distributes Vitamin D3 among needy senior citizens in Pune

Amid lockdown, Indian Red Cross society distributes Vitamin D3 among needy senior citizens in Pune

As a preemptive measure to protect senior citizens, Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) of Pune district has commenced distribution of Vitami...Read More

Amidst lockdown five old age home across the country connected virtually

Amidst lockdown five old age home across the country connected virtually

The old age home from Goa, Palghar, Gurudaspur in Punjab, Nevilli in Tamil Nadu and Cuddalore were recently connected virtually. The seni...Read More

SBI launches 'SBI Wecare Deposit' scheme for senior citizens: Here are new fixed deposit interest rates from May 12

SBI launches 'SBI Wecare Deposit' scheme for senior citizens: Here are new fixed deposit interest rates from May 12

In a major relief to the customers amid coronavirus pandemic, State Bank of India, last week, had slashed benchmark lending rate by 15 ba...Read More

SBI cuts benchmark lending rate by 15 bps; launches special deposit scheme with higher interest for senior citizens

SBI cuts benchmark lending rate by 15 bps; launches special deposit scheme with higher interest for senior citizens

New Delhi: The country's largest lender State Bank of India on Thursday slashed benchmark lending rate by 15 basis points, and introduced...Read More

Senior dies alone in the house amid lockdown, body found 3 days later

Senior dies alone in the house amid lockdown, body found 3 days later

Husband, son in Mongolia for work, married daughter lives in Virar

Great news for senior citizens: Govt says no plan to reduce pensions

Great news for senior citizens: Govt says no plan to reduce pensions

New Delhi: The Central government on Sunday denied any proposal for reduction of pensions, saying that no action is contemplated by it in...Read More

Elderly people in Goa feel helpless amid coronavirus lockdown

Elderly people in Goa feel helpless amid coronavirus lockdown

Divar Island, located across the Mandovi river near Panaji, is one such place where several senior citizens have been living alone in the...Read More

Coronavirus in Mira Bhayandar: Corporation sets up helpline for senior citizens and physically challenged people to order essential items

Coronavirus in Mira Bhayandar: Corporation sets up helpline for senior citizens and physically challenged people to order essential items

The Mira Bhayandar Municipal corporation (MBMC) has launched a helpline 022 28117104 through which they can order daily required items to...Read More

Lockdown extended till May 3: List of people PM Modi wants you to take care of

Lockdown extended till May 3: List of people PM Modi wants you to take care of

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the nation for the fourth time since the coronavirus pandemic broke out. Addressing the...Read More

Amid coronavirus outbreak, IAA partners with Rotary, IMC to help senior citizens; fight against domestic violence

Amid coronavirus outbreak, IAA partners with Rotary, IMC to help senior citizens; fight against domestic violence

Reacting swiftly to two critical issues that have emerged during the times of lockdown, the International Advertising Association (IAA) I...Read More

Coronavirus in India: Banks worry about senior citizens flocking to branches to collect pension

Coronavirus in India: Banks worry about senior citizens flocking to branches to collect pension

Mumbai: With pension and salaries expected to be credited into bank accounts by next week, there is a fear that senior citizens and other...Read More

FM Nirmala Sitharaman fails to impress senior citizens

FM Nirmala Sitharaman fails to impress senior citizens

Mumbai: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced new income tax slabs for senior citizens. The FM has also announced a package of Rs...Read More

Senior citizens are an important part of our lives, use their experience, says Bombay HC

Senior citizens are an important part of our lives, use their experience, says Bombay HC

Mumbai: Observing that senior citizens are an 'important' part of our life, the Bombay High Court recently said that the Maharashtra gove...Read More

No leniency for senior citizens accused of exploiting women: HC

No leniency for senior citizens accused of exploiting women: HC

Mumbai: Observing that no leniency can be shown to accused just because they are senior citizens, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Cou...Read More

Mumbai: Victory for senior citizens as Western Railways stars work on escalators

Mumbai: Victory for senior citizens as Western Railways stars work on escalators

In a good news for senior citizens from Jogeshwari, Western Railway on Sunday carried out a ground inspection and promised to get the esc...Read More

Where can senior citizens invest when deposit rates are falling

Where can senior citizens invest when deposit rates are falling

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut the repo rate five times in 2019. Banks are following suit have cut interest rates on loans as we...Read More

Govt should consider exempting tax on interest earned under senior citizens scheme: SBI study

Govt should consider exempting tax on interest earned under senior citizens scheme: SBI study

New Delhi: In view of the declining interest scenario, the government should consider exempting interest earned by senior citizens under ...Read More

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