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Maintenance And Welfare Of Parents And Senior Citizens Act 2007
Opinion  /  Published 16.08.21

National shame: India's senior citizens

India is now in its 75th year as an independent nation. This would be the right time to examine the lives of those who have aged along with the country. The results of this assessment can be found in ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 17.06.21

A false veneration: Elder abuse

Aaji, 69 years old, leaned over my doctor’s desk to elaborate on why she visits the clinic alone. She had four sons, two daughters, and one goat. The sons would rotate her amongst themselves, ir...
By Manveen Kaur

Health  /  Published 15.06.21

Save the elders

HelpAge India, Agewell Foundation, Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) ...
By Dr Sanchari Mukhopadhyay, Dr Debanjan Banerjee

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.21

Bleak age: India's senior citizens

Is a long life necessarily a fulfilling one? This is a key question arising out of the findings of India’s maiden longitudinal ageing study, the world’s largest-ever detailed survey conduc...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.19

Monarchy turns to social media

Sir — The British royal family seems to be looking for a new social media maven. The job alert was recently posted on LinkedIn, underlining the royal family’s effort to keep up with the times. Thi...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.19

Law on welfare of parents welcome

Laws do not exist in a vacuum; often, societal conditions make it necessary for certain legislations to be passed. Thus, even though the amendments made to the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and S...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.19

Old farmer in Bengal beaten up by family for property

An 81-year-old farmer in Nadia was allegedly beaten up by his wife, son and daughter-in-law and thrown out of his home after he did not agree to make a gift deed to hand over his two-storied house in ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur


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