Tea Association Of India
West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.20

Tea concerns: Cess & production spike

Stakeholders of the tea industry have expressed concern over the rise in the cost of production because of the Centre’s decision to impose a cess of 2 per cent (tax deducted at source) on annual cas...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 01.02.19

Meghalaya coal ban hits Barak tea production

The irregular supply of coal from Meghalaya to south Assam’s Barak Valley has hampered production in tea gardens. Secretary of the Barak Valley branch of the Tea Association of India (TAI) Sorodindu...
By Our Correspondent in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 24.08.19

Demand for 20% tea bonus

Members of the Assam Tea Tribes Students’ Association (ATTSA) on Saturday blocked National Highway 37 at Lahowal and Dikom in Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district demanding 20 per cent Durga Puja bonu...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.19

Growth in tea export price

The export of Indian tea to countries across the globe has remained steady in the first 10 months of 2019 compared to last year, along with a rise in the average price they fetched.From January to Oct...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.20

Debesh Roy, chronicler of Teesta lives, dies

Writer Debesh Roy, known for his famous novel Teesta Parer Brittanto (Chronicles of the banks of the Teesta), died at a private nursing home in Calcutta on Thursday after a cardiac arrest. He was 84.R...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.19

Tea loss in Dooars: Rs 60 crore & counting

The tea industry in the Dooars has so far incurred a loss of over Rs 60 crore because of the rainfall and flood, representatives of tea planters’ associations said on Friday. In the past week, tea e...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.20

Nod to engage all workers in tea sector

Stakeholders of tea industry in Bengal breathed a sigh of relief on Friday as chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced that the sector could engage its entire workforce from June 1. After the nationwi...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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