India's retirees tap savings, eat less as living costs soar
Updated: 25 May 2022, 07:49 AM IST
- Sharply rising prices are hitting older people the world over as global supply problems caused by the pandemic – and made worse by the Ukraine war – propel food and fuel costs higher.
Nikhil Kumar Mondal, 65, a retired school headmaster, adjusts the antenna of his radio inside his house on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 20, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri