Tea Garden
West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.21

Votes of tea workers, Rajbanshis elude TMC

Support of the tribal and tea garden population of north Bengal as well as Rajbanshis in the region has continued to elude the Trinamul Congress, the Assembly poll results show. On one hand, Trinamul...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.21

Bid for brew of high quality

After sunset, Dhar said, evaporation stops on the surfaces of the tea leaf. “Besides, tea leaves are believed to gather large amounts of calcium, magnesium and some other vital nutrients from th...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

North East  /  Published 09.04.21

Ulfa relocation warning to tea company

The proscribed Ulfa (Independent) on Thursday served a notice to a leading tea company demanding immediate relocation of all its administrative offices to Assam and recruitment of indigenous people of...
By PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 25.03.21

Parties at door of tea workers

Ananda Kondo and Biren Shal, working in tea gardens 10km apart, share the same problem and the same dream. And today they share the same state of mind: Confused and hurt over the festering minimum dai...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Doomdooma

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.21

BJP pay brew for Bengal tea workers

Union home minister Amit Shah and his party have come up with a promise for the tea population of Bengal that the BJP could not meet in neighbouring Assam where it has been in power for the past five ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


North East  /  Published 20.03.21

‘6-hour promise on tea wage hike'

Besides reaching out to the tea/Adivasi community, Rahul also tried to connect with the youth of the state by holding an hour-long interaction with students at Lahowal in Dibrugarh district. The inter...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 01.03.21

Assam: poll heat on tea gardens

The decision of poll-bound Assam to increase the daily wage of tea garden workers by Rs 50 a day may have a debilitating effect on the organised industry unless the cost push is tempered by a commensu...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.21

Longview work ‘resumes’

Work “resumed” in the Longview tea garden, the largest estate producing Darjeeling Tea, on Wednesday but in the poll-bound Bengal, a peculiar situation emerged with the Gorkha Janmukti Mor...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 21.02.21

Assam tea wage hike disappoints

The BJP-led Assam government on Saturday hiked the minimum daily wage of tea garden workers from Rs 167 to Rs 217 in the run-up to the Assembly polls, the Rs 50 rise leaving both the representatives o...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.02.21

Promises of tea wage hike in 10 days

The BJP-led Assam government on Saturday said it will hike the minimum daily wage of tea garden workers within 10 days, a move which is set to rob Opposition parties of a key poll plank in the upcomin...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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