Tea Garden
West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.20

Farmers stay away from fields

The strategy of anti-BJP parties in Bengal to link recent price rise to the Centre’s new farm laws did seem to work on Tuesday as a large number of farmers in southern districts participated in ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

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 13.11.20

Bengal brew belt seeks Assam sops

Stakeholders of the Bengal tea industry have demanded monetary benefits from the Mamata Banerjee government, close on the heels of the BJP-run government in Assam announcing a slew of incentives for i...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Jute-growing village gets a taste of tea

A new sight — that of a lush green tea plantation — greets people at Bajejama Pakhihaga village of Cooch Behar these days. So far, the village under Matalhat panchayat of Dinhata never ha...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

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 01.11.20

Tea health staff to be on vaccine list

District health officials in Alipurduar district have decided to include the names of doctors and all others associated with healthcare in tea estates of the district on the list of the frontline bene...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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