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Tea Garden
West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.19

Bengal begins survey of ailing tea gardens

The Tea Directorate formed by the state has started a survey in 27 sick gardens of the Dooars to make an assessment of the problems.According to sources at the directorate, people who have been engage...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.19

Tea unions threaten agitation in hills

A conglomeration of over 20 trade unions of tea garden workers has threatened an agitation in the Darjeeling hills for immediate payment of arrears and fixing of minimum wages in the sector. The Joint...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 30.12.18

Cong bid for tea welfare

The Assam Congress on Sunday constituted a 22-member committee to look into the grievances of tea garden workers to woo the community ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.Party insiders said it was worri...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.18

Mujnai is 2nd tea garden in Dooars to close

The management of the Mujnai Tea Estate in Alipurduar has announced suspension of work at the garden.This is the second garden in the Dooars to close down in the past 24 hours. On Tuesday morning, the...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.20

Dole eludes tea garden workers

A halt in disbursal of financial assistance by the state government has added to the woes of over 10,000 jobless workers and their families in nine closed tea gardens in the Dooars.Under the Financial...
By Our correspondent in Alipurduar

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North East  /  Published 10.04.19

BJP banks on schemes to woo tea voters

The BJP candidates of Silchar and Karimganj (SC) Lok Sabha constituencies are eying the 3.7 lakh voters of the 104 tea gardens of Barak Valley in southern Assam capitalising on the schemes and cashles...
By Our Correspondent in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 17.10.19

Parties woo tea workers in Hailakandi

The BJP and Congress are trying to woo the 32,000 tea voters ahead of the bypoll to the Ratabari (SC) Assembly constituency in Barak Valley. Besides Ratabari, bypolls will be held in three Assembly co...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Essentials for garden workers

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has announced the extension of its collaboration with Unicef to support the delivery of essential hygiene products to tea plantation workers in Assam amid the lockdown...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.19

Tamang starts fast over tea bonus

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang on Sunday started his indefinite hunger strike here over hill tea workers’ bonus, declaring there would be no “further negotiations” and that the agita...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.19

Call for 100-day jobs in tea sector

Prabhat Bezboruah, the chairman of the Tea Board of India, has written to Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal, seeking the Centre’s 100-day work scheme in tea gardens and earmarking of...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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