tea garden

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

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

Jun 13, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

Tribes employed in tea gardens to be brought under pension scheme

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee chaired a Tribal Advisory Council meeting here on Wednesday in which it was decided that tribesmen employed in tea gardens would be brought under the pension scheme.

Aug 26, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

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.

Apr 17, 2015, 14:02 PM IST

Tea garden workers, children protest nun gang-rape in WB

The tribal students and their parents who work in the tea gardens today took out a rally at Birpara and Binnaguri in Jalpaiguri to protest the gangrape of a septuagenarian nun.

Mar 22, 2015, 15:26 PM IST

Assam: Speaker warns of 'bad days' if ration for tea gardens stopped

Assam Assembly Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi on Thursday warned if subsidised foodgrains to tea garden workers are stopped, then "bad days" will come for the state with likely deterioration in law and order situation and urged BJP MLAs to raise the issue with the Central government.

Dec 18, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

Two arrested for killing tea garden owner in Jalpaiguri

Two workers of a tea garden in Jalpaiguri district have been arrested by police in connection with the killing of its owner.

Nov 23, 2014, 23:05 PM IST

Workers in Jalpaiguri hack tea garden owner to death over payment dispute

A tea garden owner in Jalpaiguri district was on Saturday allegedly hacked to death by the workers after talks to sort out the dispute over payment of wage arrears failed, a senior district official said.

Nov 23, 2014, 01:07 AM IST

Small tea growers attacked by NDFB(S) militants in Assam

Two small tea growers were allegedly attacked by NDFB(S) militants near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border in Assam`s Sonitpur district.

Aug 11, 2014, 18:01 PM IST

WB govt seeks financial package for tea workers

Amid the hue and cry by opposition over the plight of workers in closed tea gardens and reports of starvation deaths in north Bengal, West Bengal government has sought a financial package for them from the Centre.

Jul 16, 2014, 18:31 PM IST

Take initiative to make Dibrugarh World`s Tea City: Rahul Gandhi to Assam CM

Assam Tea must be branded internationally with focus to promote Dibrugarh as the World`s Tea City, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said here on Thursday.

Mar 27, 2014, 21:39 PM IST

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.

Sep 24, 2013, 17:57 PM IST

Tension over human sacrifice in Assam tea garden

Tension prevailed in a remote tea garden in Assam`s Cachar district on Friday after a labourer was allegedly killed by fellow workers as part of human sacrifice.

Jun 07, 2013, 16:30 PM IST

Tea garden labourer killed in Assam

A labourer was today shot dead allegedly by unidentified men at a tea garden in Assam`s Jorhat district bordering Nagaland, police said.

Jun 03, 2013, 15:04 PM IST

WB rules out starvation deaths in tea garden

Denying charges by the Opposition,
the West Bengal govt ruled out any starvation deaths at a closed tea garden of north Bengal`s Dooars region.

Jan 18, 2012, 00:42 AM IST

Two tea garden employees killed by militants

Two employees of a tea estate
were shot dead by suspected militants on the Indo-Bangla
border in south Assam`s Karimganj district on Sunday.

Sep 19, 2010, 19:00 PM IST