Darjeeling Tea Industry
West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.22

Hills knock on Centre's door on Nepal tea issue

HTDPWU President alleges teas imported from Nepal being sold as Darjeeling tea in domestic market...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.22

Darjeeling: Tribute to tea workers

Hamro Party has decided to set up memorial pillar on 1955 tea workers movement in which six people died in police firing...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.22

Hill tea firm pays bonus at one go

The decision comes at a time when a sustained campaign by trade unions is on in the hills against the planters for their unwillingness to pay the bonus at one go...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Business  /  Published 28.08.22

Lease-loss threat for tea garden

District magistrate summons senior management of tea estate over non-payment of wages ...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 28.07.22

Goodricke to focus on branded tea

About 35 per cent of its revenue is now accounted for by the two segments and the company is pushing to raise the share to 45 per cent...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.22

Stakeholders flag Nepal tea import ‘ills’

There are also reports that a portion of these beverages are sold in international markets using the tag of Darjeeling ...
By Avijit Sinha and Vivek Chhetri in Siliguri/Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.22

Coal blow to tea

Every month, trucks laden with coal — the principal fuel used for drying, withering and some other processes — reach the gardens from the Northeast...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Hill tea bonus talks fail again

The next meeting has been scheduled for Sept 27 at the labour commissioner’s office in Siliguri...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Tea bonus talks in hills fail over pay in parts

Most gardens in the Dooars and Terai had agreed to pay a bonus at the rate of 20 per cent of workers' annual earnings at one go during their first sitting...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.19

Tea bonus installment to be paid by Dec 22

For the first time in recent memory, the hill tea workers did not get their bonus before Puja...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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