West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.22

Ajoy ends hunger strike

Hamro Party president Ajoy Edwards and his wife Namrata on Monday ended their hunger strike in support of the workers of Kanchan View tea garden following the intervention of Darjeeling district magis...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

People  /  Published 18.04.22

A chat with tea sommelier Snigdha Manchanda

My morning cup: Apple Spice Black Tea My evening cup: Lavender White tea Favourite Tea Trunk blend: Chamomile, for sipping any time of the day I like my tea with: Great company or a good book! A t...
By Saionee Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 17.04.22

Cancel tea garden lease: Edwards

Ajoy Edwards, the president of Hamro Party, on Saturday wrote to chief minister Mamata Banerjee, requesting her to cancel the lease of Kanchan View tea garden and use the land to develop a satellite t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 16.04.22

Over 50,000 visit Eco Park and Mother’s Wax Museum on Poila Baisakh

More than 50,000 visitors thronged Eco Park and the Mother’s Wax Museum on Friday. Although the day was hot and humid, a steady stream of cars and two-wheelers were seen making their way toward...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

West Bengal  /  Published 16.04.22

Workers fast for tea garden’s closure

A tea garden near here witnessed a rare scene of protest when a sizable number of workers started a relay hunger strike demanding the closure of the estate that reopened on Friday after a gap of six m...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.22

Resort bares land rights riddle

Plans to set up a resort at Jungpana tea garden in Kurseong has prised open the land rights issues for tea garden workers in the hills.  Anit Thapa, president of the Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantri...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.22

Tea garden reopens after 7 years

Madhu tea estate in the Kalchini block of Alipurduar district reopened on Wednesday after seven years. The garden had been shut on September 23, 2014, following disagreement between workers and the m...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

States  /  Published 13.04.22

Sikkim tea fetches Rs 7,500 a kilo

The first flush of tea leaves from the Temi Tea Garden, South Sikkim, has fetched Rs 7,500 per kilo in the open bid online sale of the current cropping season. This price for the first flush of Temi ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

News  /  Published 02.04.22

Garden Reach ship company records highest turnover of Rs 1,750cr in 2021-22

Despite Covid-19 challenges, Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE), a defence public sector undertaking, has recorded the highest-ever turnover of Rs 1,750 crore for the 2021-22 fiscal ...

News  /  Published 01.04.22

In photos: Tiger cools off at Alipore zoo, father-son time for Raj and Yuvaan

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