The Hindu

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22 Dec 13 Pension Parishad calls off strike Staff Reporter   The Pension Parishad agitation demanding pension of Rs. 2,000 for all elderly people at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.— Photo: Meeta Ahlawat The 25-day strike led by activists Aruna … Continued

Outlook Magazine

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21 Dec 2013 Sit-In to Demand Higher Oldage Pension Called Off The 25-day sit-in led by social activists Aruna Roy, Baba Adhav and Nikhil Dey ended today as the protestors reiterating their demand to revamp the old-age, widow and disabled … Continued

Hindu Business Line

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21 Dec 2013 UPA Govt uncaring and callous toward elderly poor: Pension Parishad OUR BUREAU NEW DELHI, DEC 21:  Upset with the sudden sine die adjournment of Parliament “without paying heed” to the 25-day dharna by the elderly and destitute … Continued

The Business Standard

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21 Dec 13 25-day ‘Pension Parishad’ protest ends IANS  |  New Delhi  The 25-day “Pension Parishad” dharna at the Jantar Mantar here, demanding an increase in pension for senior citizens from BPL families from Rs.200 to Rs.2,000, ended Friday. This is … Continued

The Times of India

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21 Dec 13 Government spends just Rs 124 each on 10 crore people aged 60 years and aboveSuboth Varma, New Delhi Shanti is a small, bird-like woman with unkempt grey hair, a wizened face and an innocent, trusting smile. The … Continued

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