Tea Garden
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


North East  /  Published 11.07.21

India tea export bracing for a dip

The tea industry is bracing for a decline in exports to the tune of 30-40 million kg this year as compared to 2020, due to the availability of low-cost varieties in the global market and amid trade re...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.21

Bagrakote tea garden reopens after six years

Bagrakote tea estate, one of the premium gardens in the Dooars that had been abandoned by the management six years ago, was reopened on Thursday. A new company from Calcutta took over the estate that...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.06.21

Leopard caged in Haldibari tea estate

A wild male leopard was trapped on the Haldibari tea estate in Banarhat of Jalpaiguri district on Wednesday. Sources said in the past few days, the residents and the managerial staff of the garden ha...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.21

Adult leopard trapped in Alipurduar

An adult leopard is trapped at Gopalpur tea estate in Alipurduar district on Sunday morning after a vigil of nearly a month. Sources in the garden said that cattle had been disappearing from the Moho...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.21

Darjeeling: 10% tea gardens seek buyers

By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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