Tea Garden Workers
West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.20

TMC’s tea trade union in movement mode

Pressures of competitive politics have prompted the Trinamul-backed tea trade union to launch a movement for the first time since the ruling party’s labour wing started its activities in the tea...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

Tea workers seek state aid

Around 100 workers of a closed tea estate owned by the Duncan-Goenka Group in Alipurduar district and some leaders of the Trinamul-backed tea trade union walked up to the office of the assistant labou...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.20

Dark Diwali for 1,400 tea garden workers

Diwali came with gloom for Binnaguri tea estate in the western Dooars under Jalpaiguri district as its management announced suspension of operations in the garden on Saturday in the wake of sustained ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.20

December meet on tea pay hike

The Mamata Banerjee government will look into the demand for pay hike of the staff and sub-staff in the tea industry of Bengal. A meeting will be held in Calcutta on December 3 and 4, Md Rizwan, addi...
By The Telegraph in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.20

Alipurduar identifies land for Cha Sundari homes

The Mamata Banerjee government is laying stress on a housing scheme — as part of the Cha Sundari scheme — for tea workers of the state as part of its bid to woo the tea population at a tim...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

North East  /  Published 05.11.20

Cong bid to reconnect with tea community

AICC general secretary Jitendra Singh launched his innings as the in-charge of Assam from the state’s tea belt on Sunday, even spending the night at the house of a garden worker in Dibrugarh dis...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.20

Sylee tea garden to reopen

Gates of the Sylee tea estate in the Malbazar block of Jalpaiguri will reopen from Friday. The decision was made at a bipartite meeting held here on Thursday. Sources said at the industry wide agree...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Cash cheer for workers of closed tea gardens

The disbursement of financial aid for three months and an additional ex-gratia for permanent workers of 13 closed tea gardens by the state labour department has brought cheers for these jobless worker...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.20

Jalpaiguri readies for Cha Sundari homes

Workers of two tea estates — Kalchini and Raimatanag — of Alipurduar district have received state financial aid of Rs 1,500 per month for five closed months though both had reopened last m...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Trinamul, BJP woo tea belt with schemes

With an eye on Bengal elections next year, Trinamul Congress and BJP are keen on wooing the brew belt. This was evident on Friday when state ministers and BJP MPs separately met tea stakeholders to e...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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