West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.22

Claim of bonus pay plan for tea gardens

The Darjeeling Organic Tea Estates Pvt Ltd (DOTEPL) has decided to pay 10 per cent bonus to its workers in the next 48 hours, claimed a senior official of the Darjeeling Tea Association (DTA).DOTEPL i...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 01.10.22

Tocklai standard for tea industry

The Tea Research Association (TRA) Tocklai launched its standard for best agricultural and marketing practices on Wednesday to help the industry cope with challenges posed by climate change and create...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.22

BJP duo ask Tea Board to take over hill estates

BJP’s Darjeeling MP Raju Bista and Kurseong MLA B.P. Sharma have demanded that the Tea Board of India take over 10 gardens managed by the Darjeeling Organic Tea Estates Private Limited (DOTEPL) ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.22

Managers leave 8 hill gardens, Ajoy spills blood

“We had no option left but to intensify our 'blood tea' campaign given the unfolding situation,” said Edwards, who is also an elected member of the GTA Sabha. GTA chief executive ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.22

'Blood tea' campaign irks plains planters

An association of tea planters in the plains of north Bengal has written to chief minister Mamata Banerjee expressing concern over the “blood tea” campaign against the Darjeeling Tea indus...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.22

Blood threat on hill tea bonus pay

Hamro Party president Ajoy Edwards on Tuesday threatened that his outfit was planning a “symbolic” protest in which blood would be sprinkled on tea bushes in those gardens whose management...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.22

Hill tea firm pays bonus at one go

The Santosh Kanoria Group, which runs Tindharia and Goomtee tea gardens in Kurseong, has paid workers bonus at the rate of 20 per cent at one go, while a few other estates have decided to follow suit....
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.22

Planters slam Ajoy’s ‘BloodTea’ campaign

Darjeeling Tea planters are up in arms against Ajoy Edwards, the president of the Hamro Party, for having started the “BloodTea” movement against the produce and have requested the Bengal ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Events  /  Published 22.09.22

High tea from high above, at the Glenburn Penthouse

The sumptuous spread was enjoyed right before the second Glenburn Culture Club event featuring author Kunal Basu...
By Nayantara Mazumder

Business  /  Published 20.09.22

Hostile bid for McLeod

City-based Carbon Resources Pvt Ltd (CRPL) has mounted an audacious takeover bid for troubled tea planter McLeod Russel India Ltd by offering a lucrative one-time settlement to the banks. CRPL, which ...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta


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