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Children should be at least 12 before being left home alone for longer hours.(Unsplash)

Children should be at least 12 years-old before being left home alone for longer hours

By Asian News International | Washington D.C.
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2019 10:01 AM IST
Children are more likely to consider a home-alone scenario as neglect if a child is injured while left unsupervised.
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An attendant looks at physically challenged elderly Indian citizens as they gather in an open area as part of daily activities at a retirement home near Mumbai.(AFP File Photo)
An attendant looks at physically challenged elderly Indian citizens as they gather in an open area as part of daily activities at a retirement home near Mumbai.(AFP File Photo)

Govt mulling six-month jail term for those abandoning elderly parents

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 07:45 PM IST
The Act in its current form makes it a legal obligation for children and heirs to provide maintenance to senior citizens and parents, by monthly allowance of Rs 10,000.
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