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New national policy for senior citizens under finalisation: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 17:08

The new National Policy for Senior Citizens is under finalisation, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

HC tells Railways to reserve seats for the elderly in trains

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:05

The Bombay High Court Wednesday asked the Railway authorities to come out with a scheme to reserve seats for senior citizens in suburban trains as the existing facility was not sufficient to accommodate the elders.

Tata Housing partners 'Club 60' film for promoting project

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 20:39

Tata Housing Development Company Tuesday said it has partnered with the film 'Club 60' for promoting its housing project for senior citizens in Bangalore.

7th pay panel will look into concerns of elderly: PM's adviser

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 23:17

The Centre has always been concerned about the genuine problems of senior citizens and the Seventh Pay Commission will look into the demands of pensioners, TKA Nair, adviser to the Prime Minister, said on Tuesday.

President calls for renewed commitment to welfare of elderly

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 19:38

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said economic growth and modernisation have created a situation where the elderly are being deprived of respect, love and care and called upon people to renew the commitment to their welfare.

Set up a working group for welfare of senior citizens: Najeeb Jung

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 23:53

Delhi`s Lt Governor directed constitution of a working group comprising NGOs and government officials to devise a holistic action plan for the welfare of senior citizens.

Govt developing safety device for women, senior citizens

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 15:55

The government is developing a personal safety device which could be used to trigger alarm and send signals to pre-identified phone numbers in case of emergency.

No respite from elderly abuse in India!

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 13:24

Elderly abuse in India is growing and daughters-in-law are reported as the worst abusers of the elderly at home.

Rajasthan offers free pilgrimage to senior citizens

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 15:54

Rajasthan will launch a new scheme under which it will bear all expenses of boarding and lodging for senior citizens going on selected pilgrimages.

Delhi plans to offer more to its aged residents

Last Updated: Sunday, June 09, 2013, 14:08

The Delhi Government plans to set up more recreational centres for senior citizens in the city during the current fiscal.

India lifts freeze on visa on arrival for Pak seniors

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 19:02

Giving a new fillip to its relations with Pakistan, India has started visa on arrival facility for senior citizens of that country.

India, Pak urged to implement visa on arrival for senior citizens

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 21:09

Sixteen NGOs from India and Pakistan appealed to their governments to implement the "visa on arrival" scheme for senior citizens.