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Tea Garden Workers
North East  /  Published 18.04.19

Women vote with zero hope

Sushila Basumatary, in her 40s, has been voting for the several decades but nothing has changed in her life. Sushila, a tea garden worker in Koupati under Udalguri district near Orang National Park, w...
By Abdul Gani in Udalguri

North East  /  Published 02.04.19

Congress highlights BJP’s ‘hollow vows’

The Congress is doing its best to turn the tables on the BJP’s poll promises in the tea garden areas.Congress leader Bhagirath Karan on Tuesday listed the unfulfilled promises of the BJP-led Assam g...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 24.09.19

Free medicines for Assam tea workers

The Assam government on Tuesday launched a scheme to provide free medicines to workers at 651 tea garden hospitals in the state.Announcing the scheme at the programme at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshet...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.05.20

Tea union seeks special package

The Barak Cha Sramik Union on Saturday demanded a special package for tea gardens in the Barak Valley and the rest of Assam so that they can overcome the losses caused by the nationwide lockdown and f...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

North East  /  Published 19.04.20

Voluntary service by AY tea workers

The entire workforce of tea gardens of Andrew Yule in Assam on Sunday offered voluntary service thanking the management for the help they rendered during lockdown.A total of 4,210 workers of the compa...
By Roopak Goswami in Assam

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West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.20

GNLF: Prod for tea hands to seek work

The GNLF has alleged that management of some tea gardens in the Darjeeling hills is asking labourers to sign on petitions stating they would want to go back to work.The Bengal government has not given...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 19.07.19

Dhoedaam tea estate workers seek dues

The workers of Dhoedaam tea estate in Tinsukia district under the Assam Tea Tribes Students’ Association (ATTSA) on Friday demanded that their dues be cleared by the month end.The workers threatened...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 06.03.20

Tea workers demand wage hike

Hundreds of workers under the banner of All Assam Tea Tribes’ Students’ Association (ATTSA) on Friday staged a demonstration in Bokpara and Sessa tea estates, seeking a wage hike.The protesters he...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.20

Nod to engage all workers in tea sector

Stakeholders of tea industry in Bengal breathed a sigh of relief on Friday as chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced that the sector could engage its entire workforce from June 1. After the nationwi...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 21.05.20

Tea working hours decried

The All Adivasi Students’ Association of Assam (AASAA) on Thursday denounced the state cabinet’s decision to increase the working hours in tea gardens from eight to 12 hours, terming it “inhuman...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri


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