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Tax Planning For Senior Citizens: Liquidity, Income, Returns

Jan 16, 2022 Meghna Maiti

Tax planning for senior citizens is different than that of others as the focus has to be on liquidity, low debt, inflation-plus returns and regular income

PPF, NSC, SCSS: Falling Interest Rates in 2021 Hit Senior Citizens Hard

Dec 18, 2021 Meghna Maiti

Falling interest rates in small savings schemes such as PPF, NSC and SCSS can leave senior citizens with a lower retirement corpus and regular income.


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 highly reported.

SC Directs Private Hospitals To Give Priority Treatment To Senior Citizens

Mar 04, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The top court had last year directed that all eligible old age persons should be regularly paid pension and states should provide them necessary medicines, masks, sanitisers and other essential goods in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Govt Mulling Six Months Jail Term For Abandoning Old Parents

The draft Act also proposes doing away with an upper limit of Rs 10,000 per month as maintenance amount, thus making it variable.

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Kerala To Have Exclusive Commission For Senior Citizens' Complaints

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala has around 42 lakh senior citizens.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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