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West Bengal tea gardens shut on Day 2 of strike, production hit

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has also supported the tea workers` strike.

Higher sales brewing for India's tea exporters as drought grips Kenya

Lagging rains, output and demand were just some of the things worrying Bidyananda Barkakoty, a small tea garden owner in Assam, until about a month ago. A recent dry spell in distant Kenya has since given him a reason to smile.

Sunset for Balmer Lawrie tea biz on Sept 30

The 146-year-old tea business of Balmer Lawrie & Co Ltd will see sunset on September 30.