Tea Estate
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 08.09.22

Talks over tea dues fail in Dooars

The impasse in the 10 hill gardens of the Darjeeling Organic Tea Estates Private Limited (DOTEPL) and in the Samsing tea estate of the Dooars over workers’ dues does not show signs of ending. N...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.22

Arrest leaves tea garden in peril

The management of Samsing tea estate which has around 1,500 workers and their families has announced that it cannot continue operations in the garden from September 1 because of financial constraints....
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Business  /  Published 03.09.22

Garden union rejects pay proposal

Darjeeling Organic Tea Estate Pvt Ltd, owners of celebrated gardens such as Happy Valley and Ambootia, has offered to clear a quarter of the outstanding wages to the workers in a bid to end the impass...
By Vivek Chhetri, Sambit Saha in Calcutta, Darjeeling

People  /  Published 02.09.22

Husna-Tara Prakash: From ‘stumbling into tourism’ to ‘creating the heritage’ of Glenburn

The Glenburn Penthouse,  a space that was strictly ‘reservations only’, is now open to walk-ins, with an a la carte and bar menu. “The Penthouse is an ode to Kolkata just like t...
By Karo Christine Kumar


West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.22

2 elephant deaths in Alipurduar district

Two wild elephants died in separate locations of Kalchini block, Alipurduar district, on Saturday.While an elephant calf that had fallen into a drain died after other members of the herd walked over i...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Places  /  Published 09.08.22

In pictures: Album photographs of Glenburn Tea Estate’s luxury boutique hotel

A pictorial journey — from a tea planter’s bungalow to luxury boutique hotel — two-and-a half-decade long...
By Karo Christine Kumar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.22

TMC ‘tea conferences’ to woo brew belt

The tea trade union of Trinamul has lined up “tea conferences” or public meetings for tea workers and their families of north Bengal in the coming weeks. Since 2011, when Trinamul  p...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.22

Erosion in Malda villages

Fresh erosion, alarmingly close to some villages of Malda’s Kaliachak-III block on the banks on the left side of the rain-fed Ganga, has been reported from Wednesday. The erosion has scared hun...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.22

Dengue spurt in Dooars pocket

A sudden spurt in dengue cases in Matialli, a block in Jalpaiguri district in the western Dooars, has made the district health department take preventive steps. Sources in the department said that in...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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