Senior citizen population over 17 crore by 2026

The population of senior citizens in the country would increase to over 17 crore by 2026, which is around 12 percent of total population, the Registrar General of India has projected.

Police helpline for troubled senior citizens in Goa

An increase in the number of cases of abuse and neglect of senior citizens in Goa has forced the state police to start a special helpline for their aid in a state which is often referred to as a beach paradise and India's party capital.

Delhi Half Marathon Nov 23
Delhi Half Marathon Nov 23

The annual Delhi Half Marathon will be held Nov 23. The registrations for which was declared open here Wednesday.

Union government to review national policy on senior citizens

The central government is in the process of reviewing its national policy for senior citizens and is prepared to make changes to suit current needs, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot said here today.

Senior citizens are vulnerable targets, says court

Expressing concern over increasing crime against senior citizens who become vulnerable targets as they live alone, a court here awarded life imprisonment to four people for dacoity and killing a 76-year-old man.

Ensure safety of senior citizens, Centre tells states

The Centre has directed states to ensure safety of senior citizens by urgently reviewing existing policing arrangements for them and prepare plans to face current and future challenges for their protection.

Committee to look into welfare of senior citizens

An expert committee has been constituted by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment for the welfare of senior citizens.

Senior citizen beaten to death in Ghaziabad

An elderly man was allegedly beaten to death when he resisted a loot attempt by unidentified armed assailants at his residence in Kannoj area of Muradnagar locality on Tuesday, police said.

13-year-old girl gang-raped; senior citizen among four booked in Maharashtra

A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by two persons, including a 70-year-old man, at Kalyan in Thane district, police said.

Senior citizen held for molesting teacher

A senior citizen has been arrested for allegedly molesting a lady teacher here, police said.

64-year-old held for molesting teacher in Kanpur

A senior citizen has been arrested for allegedly molesting a lady teacher, police said.

Seniors with serious illnesses do not adopt healthier habits

A vast majority of older adults do not adopt healthier behaviours even after being diagnosed with chronic diseases, a recent study has revealed.

Senior citizen gets possession of house in Lutyens

Court observed that it would be "a travesty of justice" if the tenant is allowed a lengthy trial just because he transferred money in owner`s account.

Sr citizen from Delhi found murdered in Mumbai

Arunkumar Tiku (62), who had come to Mumbai a few days ago from Delhi, was found in a pool of blood with stabbing
marks on his abdomen in the bedroom of three attached flats.

Elderly woman murdered

The fourth recent case of murder questions the safety of senior citizens living alone in the city.

Planning housing scheme for senior citizens

Maharashtra Government is
contemplating a housing scheme for senior citizens, to be
executed by Maharashtra Housing And Area Development Authority
(MHADA) in Mumbai and neighbouring satellite towns.

Senior citizen shot dead in Mumbai

A 74-year-old man was on Saturday shot
dead by a suspected contract killer.

Man arrested for murder of senior citizen

A 27-year-old has been
arrested for his alleged involvement in the gruesome murder of
a senior citizen over a money matter and suspecting him of
having `bad intentions` towards his wife.