The increase in human life expectancy is not a myth anymore. Even the government has taken note of this. What else can explain the new "Super Senior" category that Finance minister of India has carved out of the existing senior citizens ?
Two of the good things the 2011 budget presented by Pranabh Mukherjee is the reduction of Senior citizen's age from 65 to 60 and the creation of this "very senior citizen" group. Pranabh Mukherjee has bought relief to those who really deserve it.
You can check the different tax slabs for different categories here Tax slab for India 2011-2012