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Tea Garden Workers
North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Essentials for garden workers

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has announced the extension of its collaboration with Unicef to support the delivery of essential hygiene products to tea plantation workers in Assam amid the lockdown...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.19

Tamang starts fast over tea bonus

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang on Sunday started his indefinite hunger strike here over hill tea workers’ bonus, declaring there would be no “further negotiations” and that the agita...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.19

Call for 100-day jobs in tea sector

Prabhat Bezboruah, the chairman of the Tea Board of India, has written to Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal, seeking the Centre’s 100-day work scheme in tea gardens and earmarking of...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.20

Planters rue lack of enough workers

Assam and Bengal, India’s two leading tea producing states, are poised to choose different paths in the battle to come out of the extended lockdown which has crippled production and threatened livel...
By in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.20

Free work to help tea firms hit by lockdown

Labourers in over 20 tea gardens in the Dooars worked free on Sunday, a holiday, to express their solidarity with companies which were in financial crisis because of the Covid-19-induced lockdown.“I...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

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West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.20

MPs seek aid for tea workers

Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista and Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha member Shanta Chhetri placed demands for financial assistance to the tea industry in north Bengal during a meeting of the Tea Board on Mo...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

GTA workers contribute to tea garden fund

Non-permanent workers of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration have decided to contribute Rs 500 each to the GTA chairman’s relief fund that is being set up to help tea garden workers during the...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 23.06.19

Poor health facilities led to deaths: ATTSA

Assam Tea Tribes Students’ Association (ATTSA) on Sunday said poor healthcare was responsible for the death of three tea workers in Bordubi tea estate in Assam’s Tinsukia district on June 13.Three...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.20

Tea estates in north on toes

The novel coronavirus has rung alarm bells in the tea industry which employs over four lakh people in north Bengal.“Every day, hundreds of workers gather for joining duties and lunch. So, the risk o...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 16.02.19

Rs 160cr for tea workers’ accounts

The Assam finance department on Friday released around Rs 160 crore for tea workers, who opened bank accounts after demonetisation, under its Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Scheme (tea garden prize-money ...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati


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