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  • This 68-year-old woman is cycling her way to Vaishno Devi from Maharashtra Oct 20, 2020 05:45 PM IST

    This 68-year-old woman is cycling her way to Vaishno Devi from Maharashtra

    The woman, who has been identified as Rekha Devbhankar, set out from her home in Khamgaon months ago. As per local media reports, the 68-year old left home on July 24 and crossed Madhya Pradesh this week.

  • Should senior citizens venture into equity markets to take charge of their finances? Aug 29, 2020 08:57 AM IST

    Should senior citizens venture into equity markets to take charge of their finances?

    In the old age, it’s advisable to keep equity exposure low to preserve the capital from taking a dip due to the vagaries of the stock market.

  • Disburse pension to elderly on time; provide PPE, face masks to people in old age homes: SC Aug 04, 2020 01:10 PM IST

    Disburse pension to elderly on time; provide PPE, face masks to people in old age homes: SC

    The elderly are suffering and steps should be taken by the administration to attend to them whenever any request is made, the top court said.

  • OYO to enter assisted-living spaces for senior citizens Jun 27, 2019 11:27 AM IST

    OYO to enter assisted-living spaces for senior citizens

    The $5 billion-valued company may look into the area with its New Real Estate Businesses arm which also includes OYO Life, a co-living vertical targeted at millennials and young professionals.

  • No company for old men: Survey finds one fourth of elderly population living alone Jul 09, 2018 07:40 PM IST

    No company for old men: Survey finds one fourth of elderly population living alone

    Working on the sample size of 10,000 elderly people, Delhi-based NGO Agewell Foundation found that almost every fourth elderly -- 23.44 percent of the respondents -- was living alone in the country.

  • Senior citizens - This is how additional tax benefit on single premium health insurance will be calculated Feb 01, 2018 05:10 PM IST

    Senior citizens - This is how additional tax benefit on single premium health insurance will be calculated

    The deduction will be allowed on proportionate basis for the number of years for which health insurance cover

  • PM address his way of thanking people for backing note ban: BJP Dec 31, 2016 08:54 PM IST

    PM address his way of thanking people for backing note ban: BJP

    Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation, BJP said the welfare measures announced by him were his way of thanking people for their unstinted support to demonetisation and will help the poor and boost economy.

  • Retirement home or ‘resort’? Nov 25, 2016 08:00 AM IST

    Retirement home or ‘resort’?

    Retirement doesn‘t have to be synonymous with ‘biding your time‘. Senior citizens are now discovering the joys of retirement in second homes that offer several comforts and facilities. Take, for instance, Dharamvir Singh and &#82

  • An analysis of​ special home loan products for women and senior citizens Sep 30, 2016 03:24 PM IST

    An analysis of​ special home loan products for women and senior citizens

    Home loans for women The government and moneylenders are offering special treatment to women, which is leading to an increase in the number of ladies owning homes. Various state governments also provide concessions in &#82

  • Hurry up and pay advance tax to avoid exorbitant interest later Jun 03, 2016 02:07 PM IST

    Hurry up and pay advance tax to avoid exorbitant interest later

    Government amended the law so as to require you to pay the advance tax in four instalments namely 15th June, 15th September, 15th December and 15th March in the ratio of 15%, 30%, 30% and 25% respectively on these dates

  • Are you a senior citizen? Know your tax liability Apr 12, 2016 06:39 PM IST

    Are you a senior citizen? Know your tax liability

    Senior citizens cannot get away saying banks have deducted tax at source. They have to account for their tax liability and also file their income tax returns if applicable.

  • Know all tax benefits available to your senior citizen parents Apr 07, 2016 03:25 PM IST

    Know all tax benefits available to your senior citizen parents

    Government has offered a wide array of tax benefits to senior citizens. They are entitled for tax exemptions. Also they are offered more benefits when it comes to tax reporting.

  • Things to know before buying senior citizen health plan Mar 04, 2016 01:01 PM IST

    Things to know before buying senior citizen health plan

    Buying a senior citizen health insurance policy is a cumbersome task for most young individuals. Here is how you can go about it.

  • Senior citizen should carefully plan fixed income portfolio May 22, 2015 04:21 PM IST

    Senior citizen should carefully plan fixed income portfolio

    Here are some essential points senior citizens should consider while creating a fixed income portfolio

  • Retired persons must buy mediclaim, if they have not yet May 06, 2015 03:47 PM IST

    Retired persons must buy mediclaim, if they have not yet

    There are some products offered by National, New India, Star Health and Bajaj, that can be considered as an option while purchasing one.

  • Will rupee become senior citizen? RBI says no Jun 20, 2013 06:32 PM IST

    Will rupee become senior citizen? RBI says no

    The Indian rupee on Thursday hit a record low at 59.98 against the US dollar prompting the Reserve Bank of India to check its freefalling. Finally, the local currency closed at 59.57 against the greenback, nearly 1.50 percent or 87 paisa lower than the Wednesday close at 58.70 percent.

  • What senior citizens wants from budget 2013-14 Jan 23, 2013 06:35 PM IST

    What senior citizens wants from budget 2013-14

    For most people in India working life ends at 58 or 60 when one retires from public sector jobs. So in essence income stops from this age. Over the last 2-3 years with inflation creating hara-kiri on household budgets, this segment of the population (7.7 crores i.e. 7.5% of the total population as per 2001 census figures) has suffered immensely.

  • Find out various benefits senior citizen can avail Jun 28, 2012 03:23 PM IST

    Find out various benefits senior citizen can avail

    From Income-tax to saving schemes to bank deposits, senior citizens have several benefits they can avail.

  • Budget 2012: Exemption up to Rs 2 lakh for taxpayers Mar 16, 2012 11:46 AM IST

    Budget 2012: Exemption up to Rs 2 lakh for taxpayers

    Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, has proposed an exemption of upto Rs 2 lakh for taxpayers. 10% tax rate has been proposed for income between Rs 2-5 lakh. The upper limit of 20% tax slab to be raised to Rs 10 lakh.

  • Will DTC treat seniors as second class citizens? Nov 29, 2011 10:04 AM IST

    Will DTC treat seniors as second class citizens?

    All is going to change for the senior citizens once the Provisions of Direct Tax Code come into operation w.e.f. 1st April 2012. The provisions in the Direct Tax code are quite unfair to senior citizens; here's how.

  • Senior citizens ask for higher gratuity limit Feb 10, 2011 06:22 PM IST

    Senior citizens ask for higher gratuity limit

    The Union Budget has always been at the centre of attraction in the month of February every year looking at the importance it holds for households, companies, investors, FIIs and for many other stakeholders.

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