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Tea Garden Workers
West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Mamata govt focus on jobs in shut tea estates

The Mamata Banerjee government has instructed the administrations of tea districts of north Bengal, especially Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar that have shut tea estates, to explore options for ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Mamata govt focus on jobs in shut tea estates

The Mamata Banerjee government has instructed the administrations of tea districts of north Bengal, especially Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar that have shut tea estates, to explore options for ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

GTA dithers on use of funds for tea hands

A sum of more than Rs 2 crore is lying in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration’s kitty but the hill body is hard-pressed to decide on its utilisation as different opinions have cropped up o...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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 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

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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 05.06.21

Darjeeling: 10% tea gardens seek buyers

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By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 02.06.21

Covid surge spooks tea gardens

But deep in the heart of the gardens, where ongoing tea picking season means non-stop work, workers said they had no access to separate quarantine facilities and were constantly worried they would spr...
By Anuradha Nagaraj in Chennai

North East  /  Published 30.05.21

Cong attacks BJP over tea garden wage

Opposition Congress on Saturday said the BJP-led Assam government’s flip-flop on the tea garden workers’ daily wage hike issue is a lesson for everyone who voted for the party in the recen...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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