Tea Garden
West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.22

Leopards attack woman tea worker

A woman tea garden worker was mauled by two leopards at a plantation of the Gairkata tea estate here on Tuesday afternoon. Sources said Saraswati Biswas was plucking tea leaves with some other worker...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.22

Thapa alerts CM to tea tourism concerns

The chorus for stronger provisions for tea garden workers’ welfare is getting stronger with investments starting to flow in for tourism in tea gardens following the Bengal government’s rec...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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


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

People  /  Published 11.03.22

Meet Gaurav Ghosh, who juggles ‘tea’ at J Thomas and ‘tee’ at Kolkata’s golf clubs

I started working at 22 so to evolve as a human being, reading coaching and help books is one way to learn how others have achieved success. Whenever I travel, I make it a point to buy books. My wife ...
By Karo Christine Kumar


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