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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.