Tea Garden
North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Tea pluckers stick to one-metre rule

The social distancing advisory of one metre to prevent the spread of coronavirus does not make any impact in tea gardens.According to the Union ministry of health and family welfare, social distancing...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.01.19

Free rice for Assam tea workers

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the BJP-led Assam government is going to make rice free for tea garden workers and Re 1 a kg of rice for non-tea garden beneficiaries under the National Food Security...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

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

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

Ceiling on tea land for tourism hiked to 15%

The Bengal cabinet on Thursday expanded the policy that allows tea gardens to use land for tourism with riders, trebling the ceiling from 5 per cent to 15 per cent of total holdings.The proposal is pa...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

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

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


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