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Rahul Gandhi Targets Centre Over No Rebate For Elderly On Rail Tickets

Rahul Gandhi Targets Centre Over No Rebate For Elderly On Rail Tickets

The government used to provide up to 50 per cent concessions to senior citizens in rail tickets but the facility has been suspended ever since the outbreak of Covid-19.

22 July 2022
What If I Were To Tell You

What If I Were To Tell You

Unlike weight-lifting and power-lifting, it is a pity that shop-lifting doesn't feature as a skill that one could wear with pride in public.

15 May 2022

Esther Duflo Underscores Social Security For Elderly

Esther Duflo underlined the importance of ensuring a strong social security system for the most vulnerable sections and in particular the elderly people who...

In Uttarakhand’s Ghost Village, An 82-Year-Old Lonely ‘Dadi’

In Uttarakhand’s Ghost Village, An 82-Year-Old Lonely ‘Dadi’

Married at 12, widowed in her 30s and separated from her sons, Bundi Devi could be the last person at Umreth village, high up in the Garhwal hills.

18 February 2022

Govt Helpline For Elderly Receives 3.39 Lakh Calls Since May, Highest From UP

About 47.59 per cent of the genuine calls recorded were related to COVID-19 related support, vaccination information among others. Pension and abuse were also...

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20 June 2021
Benefits Of Yoga For Different Age Groups, Especially During Covid Times

Benefits Of Yoga For Different Age Groups, Especially During Covid Times

Here is how yoga helps different age groups cope with their physical and mental problems


17 March 2021
Watch: 76-Year-Old Woman Dies After Being Slapped By Son In Dwarka

Watch: 76-Year-Old Woman Dies After Being Slapped By Son In Dwarka

Ranbir can be spotted slapping his mother following which she falls on the floor.


16 November 2020
Elderly Couple Beaten To Death In Jharkhand For Protesting Liquor Consumption

Elderly Couple Beaten To Death In Jharkhand For Protesting Liquor Consumption

The couple were beaten to death near Satpara Ghatta village on Sunday evening after a dispute over drinking in public


14 May 2020
Tips On Healthy Eating For Seniors

Tips On Healthy Eating For Seniors

Every calorie you consume must be packed with nutrition. Even then, your diet may fall short.


01 September 2019
73-Year-Old Doctor Beaten To Death By Tea Garden Workers After Colleague Dies In Hospital In Assam

73-Year-Old Doctor Beaten To Death By Tea Garden Workers After Colleague Dies In Hospital In Assam

The elderly doctor was allegedly attacked by a mob of tea garden workers following the death of one of their colleagues at the hospital where the doctor worked.


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12 July 2019
WATCH | RPF Jawan Saves Woman From Being Crushed Under Train In Ahmedabad

WATCH | RPF Jawan Saves Woman From Being Crushed Under Train In Ahmedabad

In an attempt to board a running train, an elderly woman slips and comes under it.


12 July 2019
On The Edge Of Age

On The Edge Of Age

A burgeoning elderly population poses challenges for predominantly young India


10 September 2019
Old-Age Homes: Are They A Place To Live Or Die?

Old-Age Homes: Are They A Place To Live Or Die?

Acute lack of geriatric care in India and lack of a voice for senior citizens is making life impossible for the elderly community. Old-age homes are no more a...


08 July 2019
87-Year-Old Cheering For Indian Cricket Team Shows Why We Need To Take A Stand Against Ageism

87-Year-Old Cheering For Indian Cricket Team Shows Why We Need To Take A Stand Against Ageism

The love and cheers that Charulata Patel received was not just because she was an enthusiastic cricket fan, but because she was an enthusiastic 87-year-old...


06 May 2019
Forget Old-Age Homes, How India's Senior Citizens Are Giving Life A Golden Lining

Forget Old-Age Homes, How India's Senior Citizens Are Giving Life A Golden Lining

The United Nations Population Fund and Help Age India estimate the number of elderly people to increase to 173 million by 2026. In India, there is serious...


25 April 2019
World Malaria Day:Way To A Healthy Life

World Malaria Day:Way To A Healthy Life

Over last two decades, India has made good efforts in keeping malaria under check. The burden has declined by 59 per cent (2.03 million cases in 2000 to 0.84...


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28 January 2019
Decomposed Bodies Of Elderly Couple Found In Delhi Flat

Decomposed Bodies Of Elderly Couple Found In Delhi Flat

The couple's son Dr Amit Khaneja lives in the US.


20 January 2019
World's Oldest Man, Masazo Nonaka, Dies At 113 In Japan

World's Oldest Man, Masazo Nonaka, Dies At 113 In Japan

Born on July 25, 1905, Nonaka grew up in a large family and succeeded his parents running the inn, which is now run by his granddaughter.


10 November 2018
Women To Be Fined If Seen Wearing Nighties Before Sunset In Andhra Pradesh Village

Women To Be Fined If Seen Wearing Nighties Before Sunset In Andhra Pradesh Village

Women are forbidden to wear nighties during daytime in Tokalapalli village of Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district.


16 March 2018
Son Moves Supreme Court Seeking Biometric Details Of His Late Father From UIDAI, Calls Aadhaar An 'Undeclared Emergency'

Son Moves Supreme Court Seeking Biometric Details Of His Late Father From UIDAI, Calls Aadhaar An 'Undeclared Emergency'

In a letter, his father had written about the "harassment" a sick and elderly person faces during filling of life certificate form at provident fund offices


01 March 2018
Vrindavan widows Celebrate Holi

Vrindavan widows Celebrate Holi

India's widows, once banned from touching colours, now celebrate Holi - the festival of colours.


01 December 2017
Not Interested In Finding Partners, Middle-Aged People Now Opting For 'Lonely Deaths' In Crowded Japan

Not Interested In Finding Partners, Middle-Aged People Now Opting For 'Lonely Deaths' In Crowded Japan

Kodokushi or 'Lonely death' has become an increasingly common phenomenon in Japan



03 September 2017
Old Age Homes Not Tradition Of Our Country, Those Who Abandon Their Parents Will Be Punished, Says Madhya Pradesh CM

Old Age Homes Not Tradition Of Our Country, Those Who Abandon Their Parents Will Be Punished, Says Madhya Pradesh CM

"It is not the tradition of our country to leave their parents at old-age homes, but is to serve their parents until the last breath of your life,"


15 July 2017
The Fashionably Late Party Starters

The Fashionably Late Party Starters

Women in Calcutta are leaving behind age-related bias by discovering the art of partying post-60


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