Tea Garden
West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.21

20% bonus for most tea workers

Most tea gardens in the Dooars and the Terai have agreed to pay workers bonus at the rate of 20 per cent of their annual wages. A virtual bipartite meeting between trade unions and tea planters on Tu...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.21

Leopard in tea garden trapped

An adult female leopard was trapped in a cage set up by the state forest department at a plantation of the Gandrapara tea estate in Banarhat block of Jalpaiguri district on Saturday night. Sources sa...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.21

Jumbo kills tea garden worker

A tea garden worker was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Merry View tea estate located in Naxalbari block of Siliguri sub-division in Siliguri on Saturday morning. Harikishan, the divisional f...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 31.08.21

Assam bid to solve tea tribes’ issues

The Assam government on Monday held a first-of-its kind meeting with intellectuals and citizens from the tea tribes to discuss the problems confronting the community and how these can be addressed. T...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.21

Bengal meeting on tea garden pay revision

The state labour department on Tuesday held a virtual meeting of tea garden owners and trade union leaders to discuss the salaries of the staff and sub-staff, about 10,000 of whom work in the brew bel...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.21

Tea garden robbery bares banking woes

The robbery of Rs 26 lakh meant for disbursal of wages in a tea garden on Thursday brought to fore the pathetic state of banking infrastructure in Bengal’s brew belt. A gang of robbers in an SU...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.21

Youth killed in tea garden

A 35-year-old man was hacked to death by unidentified persons in a tea garden in the Madarihat-Birpara block of Alipurduar district on Thursday morning. Senior police officers have visited the spot a...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.21

Tea garden staff to strike for pay hike

Around 10,000 employees in the tea sector of north Bengal have decided to observe a pen-down strike for three hours on July 24 for salary hike and launch a movement if the demand is not met by then. ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.21

Tea firm denies nod for MP’s house in garden

The company that owns the Lakhipara tea estate near Banarhat of Jalpaiguri district had not issued permission to Alipurduar MP and Union minister John Barla to build a house on the leased land of the ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.21

4 held for violence in tea garden

A section of tea workers attacked the house of a panchayat pradhan and a police station demanding the release of a garden owner here on Monday night. Sources said Omprakash Upadhyaya, former owner of...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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