Tea Garden
North East  /  Published 09.03.19

Plea to keep sulai antidote handy

The move is a follow-up of a departmental review of the causes and the circumstances leading to the high casualty in the recent hooch tragedy...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.02.19

Assam suspends 2 excise staff after hooch deaths

The hooch deaths took place despite a crackdown against illegal dens...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.19

Duncans tea garden manager gheraoed over due pay

The gherao triggered a war of words between the BJP and the Trinamul Congress...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

North East  /  Published 01.02.19

Meghalaya coal ban hits Barak tea production

Barak Valley has around 101 tea gardens, which use coal as fuel...
By Our Correspondent in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 07.03.19

Portable kit cry in hooch aftermath

The victims had fallen prey to higher quantities of methanol...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati


West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.19

Darjeeling tea planters call meet with unions on Friday

Discussion lined up on wage dues...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 05.03.19

Sonowal orders awareness drive

Sonowal’s directive came in the wake of the death of over 150 people in Assam after consuming sulai...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.03.19

Call for vigilance on tea wage days

Woka tea estate has lost 19 people in the hooch tragedy, which has altogether claimed 157 lives since February 22...
By Umanand Jaiswal

North East  /  Published 28.02.19

Church role in hooch casualty check

Of the 100 lives lost to date, only eight were Christians...
By Umanand Jaiswal

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.19

Simulbarie estate suspends work, citing worker disobedience

Management says some workers not putting in mandatory 8 hours, leading to production loss in first flush...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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