Tea Estate
West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Showcause for shut tea garden

The Jalpaiguri district administration has showcaused a company which took Raipur tea estate near here on lease, seeking an explanation for the garden’s closure. District magistrate Moumita Go...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.22

Management leaves Alipurduar tea garden

The management abandoned Ramjhora tea estate in Alipurduar district on Saturday night, leaving around 750 workers jobless. No notice announcing a lockout or suspension of work was issued in the garde...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.21

Tea estate reopens after truce

The Longview tea estate, some 25km from here and famed for the Darjeeling brew, reopened on Monday, after over two months, owing to differences cropping up between workers and the management over dues...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.21

Tea workers bare plight

A group of workers from the closed Raipur tea estate on the outskirts of Jalpaiguri town went up to the district magistrate’s office on Friday and resorted to a protest, demanding the garden be ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.21

Leopard dead in tea estate

A leopard was found dead at a tea estate in Madarihat block of Alipurduar district on Wednesday, its injuries and post-mortem report confirming murder. Foresters have initiated a probe and are trying...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.21

Tea unions turn garden owner scouts

A decision by all major tea trade unions in the Darjeeling hills to propose the name of the new management of a tea estate that has been closed since 2019 has sparked a debate on whether the labour ou...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.21

Tea estate closed for 3 years set to reopen

A tea estate located in the hills in the Darjeeling sub-division that was closed for around three years will reopen on Friday. The decision was taken at a tripartite meeting held at the office of the...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.21

Tea garden to reopen soon

Madhu tea estate in Kalchini block of Alipurduar district, closed for around seven years, is likely to reopen soon as an entrepreneur has expressed interest in acquiring and running it. Shyam Sundar ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.21

Crisis over for two Duncans tea estates

A new company took charge of two tea estates owned by the Duncans Goenka Group on Wednesday, much to the relief of around 4,700 workers of these gardens. For the past five-six years, Kilkott and Naga...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Places  /  Published 27.10.21

Ging Tea House: Blending tea with heritage

Through your stay, the gazebo might become your favourite spot. Soaking in the beauty of the emerald slopes, bathed in mellow sunshine one moment and blanketed by wispy mist the next, is the best way ...
By Sugato Mukherjee


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