Senior Citizens

  • Watch: A senior citizen comes to vote with an oxygen machine on May 12, 2014

    Senior citizens beat the odds to exercise their franchise. CNNIBN speaks to a senior citizen who came to vote with an oxygen machine on. ...
  • Senior Citizen Awards: The unstoppables December 15, 2013

    Honouring and felicitating 12 inspiring ageless achievers whose work changed the lives of people around them. For them age is just a number and are equal partners in India's growth ...
  • Watch: CNNIBN honours senior citizens for extraordinary work December 3, 2013

    A CNNIBN special campaign honoured senior citizens for defying their age and doing extraordinary work. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was present at the even to award them on Monday night in Mumbai. ...
  • Senior citizen awards: Honouring those who pioneered social service December 2, 2013

    On this week's Senior citizen awards, we honour noted social activist from Odisha Tulasi Munda. She has taken education to tribal children and helped in the upliftment of the socially backward society. ...
  • Senior Citizen Awards: Tribute to India's ageless achievers November 24, 2013

    It's time to thank and honour the India's ageless achievers. On this show, we share the stories of those who made a difference in our society. ...
  • Senior citizen awards: Honouring those who made a difference November 16, 2013

    On this show, we share the stories of those who made a difference in our society and honour their role in our lives. ...
  • Senior Citizen Awards: Honouring India's ageless achievers November 9, 2013

    It's our tribute to those who have expectations from young generation. It's time to thank and honour the India's ageless achievers. ...
  • FTP: World Senior Citizens Day Special does our society ignore senior citizens? October 1, 2013

    On World Senior Citizens Day, we discuss the issues that confront the senior citizens like healthcare, loneliness and how they can continue to contribute towards the society. We are also discuss whether they are being neglected in the society. ...
  • India Positive: Stories of good work and pride August 10, 2013

    At a time when more than 3,000 patients die every year for want of organ donors, a family in Delhi has saved 35 lives by pledging its son's organs. The Junejas who lost their only son Anmol in an accident, have saved 35 lives so far by harvesting their son's...
  • Mumbai: 16 per cent rise in rape cases December 9, 2012

    In Powai, a 61yearold woman was allegedly raped and robbed inside her residence. The police have nabbed the accused. ...
  • FTN: Are senior citizens the most neglected community today? May 9, 2012

    All elderly people over 60 years from the BPL category get Rs 200 per month as pension under the Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme....
  • Senior citizens' wishlist to Pranabda with love February 23, 2011

    On Valetine's day, a senior citizen couple writes a love letter to Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • 'I will provide tax relief to senior citizens' February 23, 2011

    A senior citizen explains things she would do for 2011 budget if she were to step into Pranab Mukherjee's shoes. ...
  • Zindagi Live: People abandoned by their own kin January 31, 2011

    Many senior citizens of the country feel leftout and distressed after being deserted by their own families. ...
  • CJ: Senior citizens fight for their right to drive October 30, 2010

    Two senior citizens share their stories with CNNIBN about their fight for their right to drive. ...
  • For them, life starts after retirement April 18, 2010

    In this week's episode of Zindagi Live , meet those for whom life has just started at the age of retirement. ...
  • Axe The Tax: change tax laws for senior citizens February 17, 2010

    Prof MV Dhandapani, the only earning member of the family pays a 20 per cent tax on his pension. India's tax laws make little exception for senior citizens. His only other source of income is rent, on which he pays a 20 per cent tax as well. ...
  • Govt passes bill to empower senior citizens October 2, 2009

    The ministry for Social Justice and Empowerment has finally managed to clear road blocks in the implementation of the Maintenance of Senior Citizens Act. ...
  • CJ: Neighbour drills holes in senior citizens' home June 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Seventyyearold Mohini Sharma lives in a DDA flat in Mayur Vihar with her 73yearold husband. Their neighbour, who lived directly above them carried out an illegal construction on the common terrace. They feared that the building could not take the load. The court agreed, giving a stay order...
  • Watch: Exclusive social networking site for seniors June 21, 2009

    There's nothing new about social networking over the net but now now there is a website that is meant only for the senior citizens. The website is the brainchild of Ishita Sukhadwala and Robina Gupta. Apart from regular networking tools like blogs, forums and image galleries, the site also offers...
  • Watch: How safe are senior citizens in Delhi January 18, 2009

    A CNNIBN special report proves six out of 10 senior citizens are harassed by land sharks in the national capital. ...
  • Watch: 95yrold to participate in the Mumbai marathon January 17, 2009

    Mumbai is all excited about the first big event after the horrific terror attacks last november. Thousands of people are out on the streets preparing for the Mumbai marathon on Sunday.Raksha Shetty met up with the oldest participant... ...
  • Senior citizens on IT exemption February 28, 2007

    Finance Minister has raised the income tax exemption limit for senior citizens to Rs 1,95,000. CNNIBN correspondent George Koshy caught up with a couple of senior citizens to find out if they are happy with it. ...